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Putting Creativity to Work: Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities

Putting Creativity to Work

Whether you are a visual, literary or performing artist with a disability, this publication provides valuable information to help you pursue not just a job, but a career that is creative and challenging. Describing more than 110 arts-related careers, Putting Creativity to Work contains sections on job searching skills, locating assistive technology, navigating the social services system, and finding affordable health insurance.


Publication Archives

The Palette

Image cover of The Palet

The Palette featured engaging articles, interviews, and resources.

The Spotlight

Image cover of The Spotlight

The Spotlight featured interviews, engaging articles, and resources of interest to performing artists with disabilities.

Opening Stages

Alan Shain performing on July 25, 2005 on the  Millennium Stage - photo by C Pratt

A newsletter for people with disabilities pursuing careers in the performing arts that features interviews with professionals working in the performing arts, thought-provoking editorial pieces, and resources.