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Thanks for an amazing summer

A huge thank you to the artists, audiences, and partner organizations who made our re-imagined summer season so amazing!

We’ll post info here about our plans for the Summer of 2021 in the new year, but stay tuned for occasional announcements about year-round programming and events between now and the Spring.


The Marble in the Basement

Conceived and performed by Hazel Meyer

Café Sarajevo

Created and Performed by Mariel Marshall, Peter Musante, Lucy Simic and Stephen O’Connell

Working Class Dinner Party

A Scottee & Friends production

How I Learned to Serve Tea

Created and Facilitated by Shaista Latif

Comedy as a Second Language

Co-Produced by Carol Zoccoli and Leonard Chan

Screen:Moves

Curated and Presented by RT Collective

This World Made Itself & Infinitely Yours

Created and Performed by Miwa Matreyek

Cuckoo

Concept, direction, text, music, video by Jaha Koo

Class

Created and performed by Scottee

Certified

Written and Performed by Jan Derbyshire

Affioramenti (Surfacing)

Created by Antonella Bersani with the collaboration of Matteo Pennese

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Public Works

End of Summer Mix

Starting August 29

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Public Works

Essential Play

May 29

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Public Works

Health & Safety Notes

July - August

SummerWorks Presentations

Metamorphosis: A Viral Trilogy – Episode 2: Kerri Wonders

Starting August 24

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SummerWorks Presentations

The Ministry of Mundane Mysteries: Summer Passport

June 8 - July 4

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SummerWorks Lab

SummeWorks Lab Residencies

Public Showings August 13-16

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SummerWorks Presentation

Undertow

Augst 26-29

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SummerWorks Lab

We Were, We Are, We Will Be

August 18-23


Accessibility

SummerWorks Performance Festival is committed to increasing accessibility for our audiences. If you have access needs or a question about accessibility at SummerWorks contact outreach@summerworks.ca.

Accessibility

Tickets and Passes

All SummerWorks events from May – September 2020 are free, but some require advance registration.

Tickets & Passes

Socially Distant Performances

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Plan your visit to SummerWorks with information about our protocols for safety and social distancing at live performances, and for common platforms being used by our artists to share their work digitally.

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