Creating Sign Language Magic

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Explore the possibilities for creating accessible sign language productions for d/Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and sign language users. This workshop looks at multiple approaches, using select performance excerpts to demonstrate interpretation, shadowing, and acting practices. In addition, you will have the opportunity to try your hand at what you have learned in small groups. Led with Sage Lovell, Thurga Kanagasekarampillai, Derek Kwan, Gaitrie Persaud and Suchiththa Wickremesooriya.

ASL interpretation will be provided for this event.

Captioning will be provided for this event.

Presented in partnership with Generator, Deaf Spectrum, Theatre Passe Muraille and Toronto Arts Council

Part of SummerWorks Exchange Day 3; limited capacity, we advise you RSVP in advance by choosing this event option when booking your Exchange Day Pass.

Part of the SummerWorks Exchange programming – a series of events to facilitate artist and community growth, to strengthen the ecology of live performance in Canada, and expand our dialogue and collaboration with the international arts community.

Directed by Sage Lovell; Performed by Thurga Kanagasekarampillai, Derek Kwan, and Suchiththa Wickremesooriya

The workshop of Creating Sign Language Magic has been made possible in part through an accessibility initiative led by Theatre Passe Muraille.

This project was supported through Toronto Arts Council Strategic Funding.

Artscape Youngplace
180 Shaw Street, Toronto, Ontario

Tuesday August 13th 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Ticket Price: $15

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