A cake with the writing "Dr. Danny". Next to it are two glasses of champagne and a bowl of strawberries.

On December 2nd, it was my pleasure to defend my PhD dissertation in a viva at Heriot-Watt University. Well, due to the travel restrictions related to COVID, the viva didn’t take place in Edinburgh—as would typically be the case. Instead, it was conducted over Zoom. Two examiners reviewed my dissertationContinue Reading

September 8, 2015 Auslan Stage Left, Encore Blog [Reposted from Auslan Stage Left’s blog, ENCORE] Danny McDougall, CSC Founder and Owner, TerpTheatre I admit it: I make assumptions. We all do, right? In fact, part of our strategy for getting by in life involves anticipating what others want, what they’reContinue Reading

Performer Amy Armstrong on stage, with interpreter Brooke Macnamara standing nearby. Both look annoyed.

The 2003 national conference of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf was held in Chicago—perfectly timed after the release of the film version of the musical Chicago. The conference committee hired local Chicago performers Amy & Freddy (Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen, along with some of their friends fromContinue Reading

Video still showing Danny McDougall in mid-sign, with an inset image of the production of Company at Oakland University

This video shows the translation for the song, ‘Sorry-Grateful,’ from Company.  The inset shows the performance version, with blocking. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egyoOb0-bWI Danny McDougallDanny McDougall, PhD, CSC — “Dr. Danny” — owns and manages TerpTheatre. Since 1986, he has interpreted in hundreds of plays, musicals and other performances on stage – mostContinue Reading