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Heather Caplap

Canada - Ontario


Image 1: Photo credit: Cylla von Tiedemann.

Heather Caplap (she/her) is a disabled queer arts manager and curator with a passion for creative access in the arts. Her practice focuses on fostering lasting community connection by creating spaces where artists and audiences can come together in a spirit of exchange and experimentation. She is a puppet nerd and has co-founded two experimental puppetry events in Toronto; Concrete Cabaret and OBJECTO: Toronto’s Festival of Puppetry and Performing Objects. Most recently Heather has had the pleasure of working with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Tangled Art + Disability, and AccessArts and is the current Education and Community Engagemetn Manager at Tarragon Theatre. She holds a postgraduate degree in Arts Administration and Cultural Management from Humber College and a BFA from Concordia University.

Areas of Interest:

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Community Arts
  • Curatorial Arts
  • Installation / Sculpture
  • Craft
  • Sound Art
  • Dance / Movement Arts
  • Digital Arts and Media
  • Podcasting / Storytelling


  • Community member
  • I work for an accessible organization


  • Relaxed Performance
  • Event Planning
  • Arts / Office Administration
  • Curation
  • Programming

Identifies with:

  • Disabled
  • Queer
  • Feminist