Blue Peter: Live interview and performance
Billy was featured on the live show of Blue Peter as part of Deaf Awareness Week, following his nomination for a Blue Peter badge by a young Deaf viewer.
Read the full story on how Billy received his badge and ended up on the live show which aired on CBBC on 6th May 2021.
Kinetic Connectivity: Deaf Street Dance in Lockdown
In 2020 Billy was commissioned by Creative Black Country to create a series of 16 fully-accessible dance video tutorials across social media, to engage and connect with young Deaf and Hard of Hearing kids struggling with isolation during three lockdowns.
UNSILENCED: The Project
The first of its kind, UNSILENCED is an original track with lyrics “sung” through a combination of sign language and dance. The development of the music and movements required a carefully orchestrated collaboration between deaf dancer Billy Read and electronic duo Haute.
Commissioned by Parole aux Sourds and produced by BETC Paris