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Disabled actors take to the stage in AVALe

AVALE.JPGCatherine Bourgeois is the co-founder of Joe, Jack et John Theatre. They're a professional theatre company in Montreal whose mandate is to combine actors with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorder with non-disabled actors.

Their new play, AVALe, opens this week. Jeanette spoke to Catherine and Anthony Dolbec, an actor with autism spectrum disorder, about shattering prejudice around intellectual disability and how, sometimes, feeling like an outsider in the Quebec theatre scene is a good thing. 

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