Bernard Bragg, Who Showed the Way for Deaf Actors, Dies at 90

Bernard Bragg, founder of the world-renowned National Theater of the Deaf, actor extraordinaire, author and educator, died Monday, October 29, 2018, in Los Angeles. He was 90. Bragg singlehandedly transformed the Deaf community in the United States and overseas with his revolutionary work as a mime, stage actor, sign master and all-around Renaissance man of the theater. Because of Bragg, American Sign Language is recognized as a vibrant language of communication and entertainment, bringing the Deaf community out of the shadows and shining a light on its rich culture. See the link, below, for more information about this amazing man Tangata Group was proud to consider a friend and ally.

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