Michele Verhoosky

When Michele Verhoosky was a young child and would gather with her friends for fun and games, a popular choice was to create impromptu plays.  “That was one thing all my friends in the neighborhood [...]

Michele Verhoosky2019-06-12T17:38:29+00:00

Shanny Mow

He was born in Stockton, CA, became deaf at the age of five from meningitis.  He received his B.S. in education from Gallaudet College and M.A. in Educational Administration from California State University at Northridge, [...]

Shanny Mow2019-04-29T18:50:16+00:00

Dorothy Miles

August 19, 1931 - 1993 Dot Miles was a native of the U.K. and worked within the U.S. for many years.  Noted poet, playwright, performer and scholar, she was well loved and respected by many [...]

Dorothy Miles2019-04-29T17:33:26+00:00

Lewis Merkin

Lewis Merkin-playwright (with Drew Emery): Language of One. Currently resides in New York City. Professional actor for over 28 years: Broadway (original Cast-Children of a Lesser God); off-Broadway; national and international tours and regional (Los Angeles [...]

Lewis Merkin2019-04-29T17:29:26+00:00

Eric Malzkuhn

April 21, 1922 - January 23, 2008 Eric Malzkuhn, commonly known as Malz, was a dedicated and exemplinary actor, teacher, sign language master, and playwright.  By all accounts Malz's love for ASL and the English [...]

Eric Malzkuhn2019-04-29T17:26:53+00:00

Raymond Luczak

Raymond Luczak is the author and editor of ten books, including the award-winning novel MEN WITH THEIR HANDS (Suspect Thoughts Press) and the anthology EYES OF DESIRE 2: A DEAF GLBT READER(Handtype Press).  Thirteen of his plays have [...]

Raymond Luczak2019-04-29T17:24:07+00:00

Aaron Weir Kelstone

Aaron was born and raised in Kansas and attended the Kansas School for the Deaf (KSD) from 1956 to 1967. He was fortunate to have a strong performing arts program available to him while he was at [...]

Aaron Weir Kelstone2019-05-09T13:53:55+00:00

Tom Holcomb

Thomas K. Holcomb comes from a multigenerational Deaf family.  His parents, grandparents, children and grandchild are all Deaf.  Currently, Tom is Professor of Deaf Studies at Ohlone College in Fremont, California where he teaches courses [...]

Tom Holcomb2019-04-29T17:08:16+00:00

Drew Emery

Hearing playwright (with Deaf playwright Lewis Merkin) of the play "Language of One." Writer, director and filmmaker Drew Emery has created a significant body of community-centered work while living in Seattle for the past 17 [...]

Drew Emery2019-04-29T17:04:33+00:00

Gilbert Eastman

(1934-2006) Gil Eastman was an alumnus of the American School for the Deaf and Gallaudet University.  He founded the Theatre department at Gallaudet, where he directed and inspired many young Deaf actors. He was involved [...]

Gilbert Eastman2019-04-29T17:00:28+00:00
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