Prompting Theater, a local troupe of actors with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an entry into the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. Led by Prompting Theater's founder and director Brian Hagy, an employee of DSC, Behind the Scenes, offers a "five-minute romp looking at the 25 year history of the troupe of actors with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Showing how current rehearsals work to showcasing the history of the troupe, and perhaps all through the mind of one of the actors, the film creatively tackles the challenges posed in this year’s competition through comedy and narrative."
You can help Behind the Scenes progress to the next level of the competition by viewing o YouTube, liking, and sharing. The film with the highest numbers with with the Awareness Campaign prize. Watch Behind the Scenes here or check out the other entries here.
The films will be available on YouTube through Sunday, August 2nd.
Top image: Still image from Behind the Scenes short film. Image from YouTube.