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  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream

April 1, 2021 - April 2, 2021

Salon Series

Hosted by SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival

Deaf Artists and COVID Join the discussion with Deaf panelists as we discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Deaf performing artists. The panel will explore the changes and challenges that over the past year and how this has impacted performance, dissemination, access and inclusion.

Thursday, April 1st, 2021 at 5:30 PM MST / 7:30 PM EST - ONLINE

Deaf BIPOC Artists A discussion moderated by Black Deaf artist Natasha “Courage” Bacchus, featuring BIPOC Deaf panelists discussing their personal experiences of working as performance artists within their communities.

Presenters: Natasha Bacchus, Juan Jaramillo, Thurga Kanagasekarampillaiand and Jordan Sangalang.

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 at 5:30 PM MST / 7:30 PM EST - ONLINE

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ASL/English accessible. Free.


SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival

10330 84 Avenue, ATB Financial Arts Barns Fringe Theatre Adventures, Edmonton, AB, T6E 2G9, Canada

Email: chris.dodd@gmail.com

SOUND OFF is Canada’s national festival dedicated to the Deaf performing arts. SOUND OFF brings Deaf artists from across the country to share their stories, their talents and the beauty of American Sign Language on stage. Also occurring alongside SOUND OFF, the Chinook Series Festival is a collaboratively curated performance experience, bringing artists and communities together to share and celebrate through live art.