Imagination Celebration is now Imagination Fort Worth
Different name, same incredible program!
National Theatre for the Deaf
Fred Beam and Invisible Hands
You will love her! She is an American Sign Language Interpreter who specializes in music. In an article by the Houston Chronicle, “With a rapper’s swagger, she lets it fly, signing rapid-fire lyrics. She’s hired to stand at the side of the stage and interpret Madonna and Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga and Rage Against the Machine for deaf audience members. She works South by Southwest every year, and she is in high demand at music festivals such as Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza.” You can see her ASL rendition of Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" below, and check out her other music and sign videos on YouTube.
Kent Kennedy– New to Imagination Fort Worth, Kent is A loyal Texas native, who attended Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf in New York, resides in Austin and is married to a native Austinite, Connie. He is the proud father of two beautiful Deaf daughters. He has tutored and taught ASL at Austin Community College, and for the Austin Sign Language School, and Texas Education Agency– Communication Skills Workshop. He has worked closely with Interpreters for almost thirty years. He served the Deaf Community as the vice-president and president respectively for the National Association of the Deaf. He has always enjoyed playfully teasing people, and loves incorporating that into his stand up comedy. You can see a sample of his storytelling skills below.