Jamie Hale is a queer / crip artist, curator, poet, writer, screenwriter, playwright, actor, facilitator, trainer and director – otherwise known as ‘busy’, ‘interdisciplinary’, or ‘indecisive’.
They create poetry, comedy, scriptwriting, and drama for page, stage, and screen and in Feb 2021 won the Evening Standard Future Theatre Fund Award in Directing/Theatre-Making. They have a screenplay in development with Channel 4.
Their work has been described by Hannah Gadsby as “fantastic”, Jack Thorne as “an extraordinary voice” and the Jerwood Foundation as one of the “leading lights of British poetry”.
Jamie currently works as Artistic Director at CRIPtic Arts CIC – a support, development, production, and showcasing organisation for work by and for d/Deaf and disabled people across the Arts. Jamie founded CRIPtic in 2019.