Exmouth disabled actors - proud to be different

A GROUP of adults with learning disabilities from Exmouth and Woodbury have been treading the boards in a performance about people being proud to be different.

A GROUP of adults with learning disabilities from Exmouth and Woodbury have been treading the boards in a performance about people being proud to be different.

The performance of I am What I am, was performed by actors from Stallcombe Hosue, at Woodbury Salterton, Bystock Court, in Exmouth and Palace Farm, in Chudleigh.

The one-act play was shown as part of a festival at the Blackmore Theatre and will be performed again on May 8 at 12.15pm, in Manor Gardens, Exmouth, as part of Coeliac Week.

Stage Drama company director Maslen George said Stallcombe House actor David Goldstaub won a best actor award for his efforts during the festival.


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The performance was voted runner up in most enjoyable play.

Maslen George said: "I run classes for children and adults of all ages and abilities.

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"I am so excited that I have been able to put together actors from three of my groups.

"The actors all have some form of learning difficulties but they have all devised the show themselves using music, dance and dialogue.

"I really want to show people that the arts can benefit everybody."

The groups performed their play in memory of two friends.

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