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Jules Dameron (he/him) is a deaf trans and gay film & theatre director. Jules graduated from Gallaudet University with a B.A. in TV/Cinema and an MFA in Film Production/Directing at University of Southern California. Jules has worked on several educational & music videos with “Sesame Street.” Jules is also currently the writer and director of the soon-to-be-made feature film, Deaf President Now, a film illustrating the events of the Deaf President Now protests at Gallaudet University in 1988. Jules is also co-writing / co-directing a play called What is Emily Drawing?, highlighting the effects of language deprivation in deaf children.

When not in the director’s chair, Jules extends his talents to the stage playing various roles in notable shows like Romeo and Juliet, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Lés Miserables. Jules has had the honor of playing “Harry” in Company for Deaf Broadway on the Lincoln Center Theatre stage this past summer as well as directing and acting for The Laramie Project for Deaf Austin Theatre. He was requested to ASL Interpret Melissa Etheridge’s concert in NYC in November. He’s a loving Cat Daddy to little Mango and resides in New York City.