seeley quest

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seeley quest is a trans disabled writer, performer, educator, and environmentalist, who landed 2017 in Montreal and 2022 in Halifax. Working in literary and body-based composition, curation and facilitation, sie presented in San Francisco’s Bay Area 2001-14, with the Sins Invalid project 2007-15, and has toured to Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, and many US cities. Hir playscript “Crooked” is in At the Intersection of Disability and Drama, a poem’s in the book Disability Culture and Community Performance: Find a Strange and Twisted Shape, hir digital game narrative debuted for National AccessAbility Week 2020, and sie created an ecological assessment for Buddies in Bad Times’ 2021 Rhubarb Festival. Sie inaugurated a 2021 poetry and prose workshop for disabled writers with the Quebec Writers’ Federation, and a Queer Disabled Joy movement workshop for Studio 303’s 2021 Queer Performance Camp. Hir prose is in Canadian Theatre Review and Briarpatch Magazine. In 2021 sie served on the committee hiring a Director for the National Disability Theatre of the US, the curatorial committee for Rhubarb Festival 2022, and led an online workshop Poetry, Prose, and Dramatic Writing From the Body-Mind with Toronto’s Workman Arts. Hir script in progress, “Modeling” has had readings online with RealWheels Theatre, Teesri Duniya’s 2020 Fireworks Program, Centaur Theatre’s 2021 Wildside Festival, Stratford’s 2022 SpringWorks Festival, and Vancouver’s 2022 rEvolver Festival. With mixed class, gender, and medicalized experiences since childhood, sie loves connecting for co-learning and social action, and is available for dramaturgy, sensitivity reading, accessibility audits, and design collaborations internationally. Not on social media, email for now via