I recently attended an event a St James’ Palace to celebrate the work of Paralympics GB and the travel towards the next Paralympic Games in Paris in 2024. This was all due to my work on WeThe15 the global human rights movement back by the Paralympics. Sadly we were not allowed to take any […]
Advocacy and Events
In some exciting news, I have just become a member of BAFTA!!! This is a career goal I was never sure would happen but through a combination of Acting and Access Coordination work I have been accepted into the membership. As I attended an event at BAFTA early in my career I always thought it
This week I attended the Trade Union Congress aka the TUC Disabled Workers Conference. This was an amazing event championing the rights of Disabled workers across all industries and looking at the complexity of employment as Disabled people I was proud to represent Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent Equity Members.
It’s true after about a week of solid work danedge.com the official website home of Actor, Model, Pro Wrestler, Circus Aerial Performer Dan Edge aka me. has a brand new look! I hope you like it I have tired to make it look pretty I know accessibility wise it may need some work but
On Friday, I attended the red carpet opening of Busting the Bias the leading Disability Film Festival run by the BFI (British Film Institute) As part of the front running Disability Screen Advisory Group. we have done some ground breaking work with the BFI and its great to be able to celebrate this work as
Last night I attended the first ever Scope Awards. Lead by the leading UK pan Disability Charity Scope. I have worked with scope for a number of years across various projects and they invited me to both Jude in two categories and also present the life time achievement award which was a huge honour and
In what is a very proud moment for me. I have officially been elected to Equity Council, Equity is the Trade Union for Actors, Stage Managers, Dancers, Directors, Singers, Stunt people, Pro Wrestlers, Variety Artist Comedians and probably a few I have missed. It is an honour to help represent all the amazing people that
So those of you that watch Jeremy Vine on Channel 5 in the UK may have seen a familiar face on your screen on Wednesday October 2nd.
This week I got invited to talk about my career and the work of the committee to it’s always great to meet fellow performers and talk about how we can improve the industry we work in.