The King’s Speech with Taro Alexander:Two Thumbs Up (Ep. 238)

Taro Alexander

Taro Alexander joins Peter Reitzes to discuss the wonderful film The King’s Speech.

TARO ALEXANDER is a person who stutters, a professional actor and Founder and Artistic Director of the Our Time Theatre Company in New York City – “An artistic home for young people who stutter.” Taro also founded Camp Our Time – an annual summer camp for young people who stutter and their siblings and friends between the ages of 8-18.  In 2002 Taro was honored by the National Council on Communicative Disorders at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., where he received the Charles Van Riper Award. Alexander performed for 4 years in the successful Off-Broadway production of STOMP. Check out this great article by Taro describing Our Time and this great article by some of the Our Time actors.