I'm Lucy Aiken, a multi-talented actress, singer, dancer, writer, comedian, and neurodiversity advocate with a passion for storytelling. My diverse experience spans theater, film, television, and podcasting, and I've had the privilege of performing in various artistic styles across five continents. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal Performance and a minor in Musical Theater. As a proud member of the #actuallyautistic community, I am dedicated to promoting genuine acceptance of neurodiversity in the arts and using my work as a catalyst for positive change. My goal is to help create a world where disability is seen as part of everyday life, rather than something inherently "other." I am excited to continue my artistic journey while fostering inclusivity and exploring new opportunities in the industry.
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💪Skills & Strengths
Both of my parents are professional dancers, so that arts was ingrained into my life from an early age. Although I was bullied quite a bit in school for being different, doing things like school plays was one of the places where I felt that I truly thrived. I have also been a writer and storyteller my entire life. Over the years, I have received eight different diagnoses, both formal and informal, and this opened up a whole new world to me that I was previously unaware: neurodiversity. I feel very strongly that one of my greatest gifts is the ability to distill complex and even controversial ideas about neurodiversity and disability rights into speeches that are powerful yet digestible for neurotypical professionals. I feel strongly that we need an anti ableism reckoning as world, because right now too much of the conversation about a disability/neurodiversity is being led by people who are neurotypical and/or able bodied.
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