Rinkoo Barpaga pitches at Caravan International Showcase

On Monday 11th May 2020 between 10 am – 12 pm. Rinkoo Barpaga with BSL Interpreter Kam Deo will be pitching Made in India Britain to an International audience of promotors at Brighton Festival.

Caravan is Farnham Maltings’ international strand of work. It is designed to encourage England based theatre makers to think and work internationally. Caravan encompasses a biennial showcase in partnership with Brighton Festival, on-going and one-off projects with international partners and professional development opportunities for artists.caravan is delivered by Farnham Maltings with the ambition of increasing the national and international profile of England’s artists.

Rinkoo Barpaga travels widely and has Deaf audience networks around the world. It is an under represented audience. He presented a key note speech in May 2019 at IETM Milan, Italy. Rinkoo uses British Sign language. He brought a rare Deaf perspective to theatre makers and theatre presenters. His talk included examples of “Made in India Britain” His presentation was celebrated. Rinkoo will invite to promotors who made personal contact with him following his presentation at IETM. He has offers from creatives wanting to collaborate. Rinkoo believes Made in India Britain to be his signature work, that will tour widely, build relationships with promotors and audiences who want to see sign language on stage in its purest form.  Rinkoo aims to open doors for future work that he directs, bringing a contemporary, sophisticated ,diverse and urban sign language to the international stage using diverse Deaf actors.

Brighton Festival The largest and most established annual curated multi-arts festival in England, Brighton Festival is a celebration of music, theatre, dance, circus, art, film, literature, debate, outdoor and family events, which takes place in venues both familiar and unusual in the city of Brighton and Hove in England each May

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