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James Sanders does not play disabled roles

29 Apr 2014James Sanders is an actor who is determined not to be put in ‘disabled' roles.

James started his study before becoming a quadriplegic and after recovering from his accident and going back to study, he noticed that he was treated differently and only offered ‘disabled' roles.

James finally got the role of a teacher because he could act – which is why actors should get the role – not because they are disabled and fit the role.

James' extraordinary contribution to helping actors with a disability wanting to participate in acting workshops, his production of plays that smash the perception of the abilities of actors with a disability and his dedication to breaking new ground has pushed acting for people with a disability into new areas.

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