Disability equality expert, Michèle Taylor, talks to Dan Bates, former chief executive of The Crucible, Sheffield Playhouse and the Sheffield Lyceum…. asking him how he started to make it happen as a Ramps on the Moon partner.
excited to be a part of Ramps on the Moon, the irony of scheduling the first Ramps meeting in a room with all sorts of access challenges, and how his learning has changed his practice as a cultural leader, and the importance of care and attention.

Dan Bates is Executive Director of Bradford City of Culture 2025 and until November 2022 was Chief Executive of Sheffield Theatres, a founding member of Ramps on the Moon.

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Ramps on the Moon Podcast is hosted by Michèle Taylor.

Michèle Taylor, is a disability equality trainer and consultant, and has been Director for Change for Ramps on the Moon since the Consortium was convened. For the last 7 and a half years, she has been supporting the partner theatres to embed disability equality into their organisations and to realise their ambitions around elevating disabled people across the mainstream industry. In 2022 Michèle was honoured with an MBE For Services to Theatre and Disabled People.

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