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Festival Programming Announcement: June 26th

Artist Info Page

Welcome to the SummerWorks Artist’s info page. Here you will find links to useful documents, including the Artist Handbook and Making your Performance More Accessible document.

Also below are the pre-recorded workshop videos for you to enjoy. Videos will be added here as they become available and we’ll let you know via email when a new one is uploaded.

Useful documents

Understanding and Applying Anti-Oppression

With Parul Pandya of Community Impact Consulting

This workshop explores:

  • Understanding equity in practice.
  • Engaging in conversations around common language and terms aligned with anti-oppression, anti-racism, and inclusion.
  • Uncovering our own motivations to incite positive actions through each of our own avenues of access.


Community Impact Toolkit

Community Impact Reading List

Q&A with Parul

AR Filters Workshop

By Freya Björg Olafson

The workshop will provide an introduction to AR – Augmented Reality filters. The workshop creation/technology demo will give participants an orientation to using Lens Studio Pro and Snap Camera to create AR face filters that can be deployed through various platforms including online video calls. All software used in the workshop is free. Download the software and follow along with the tutorial to explore the tools, or simply watch and learn how AR filters can be created and deployed!

Q&A with Freya Björg Olafson

Resource Link

Accessing the Arts

With Cara Eastcott

This workshop discusses practical accessibility tools for performing arts works and the approaches SummerWorks takes when supporting artists in making their shows accessible. It also includes an introduction to Disability Rights and Justice perspectives to connect where some of these practices come from.

Q&A with Cara Eastcott

Artists and Activists Elder Duke Redbird and Syrus Marcus Ware in conversation with Laura Nanni

With Elder Duke Redbird and Syrus Marcus Ware

Artists and Activists Elder Duke Redbird and Syrus Marcus Ware sat down virtually with SummerWorks Artistic and Managing Director Laura Nanni for a conversation considering art, activism, possibility and reconnecting with the earth.