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Hey there, hope everyone’s safe and well! My name is Matt, I’m 26, identify as male, and am based in Birmingham (travel quite a lot for work, or should i say, did...) I’m a Masters graduate working in contemporary theatre, primarily as a director but also freelance as a writer/director/performer. I also work in a field of statistical mathematics that is just painfully boring to explain so I wont inflict that upon anyone. I want to learn sign BSL, hopefully fluently , for myself and also community benefit, BSL is something in my opinion that should be mandatory in the UK education system, not just for its immediate benefits, but also as it promotes a positive mental attitude to breaking down barriers certain member of our society may face and reduces segregation. I also think it would be amazing to maybe create an art piece(s) with sign users, but maybe I’m thinking way too far ahead too early?

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