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  • ASL by Request
  • Audio Description

November 3, 2021 - November 20, 2021

Peek Fest 2021

Peek Fest is our annual festival for arts workers running November 3rd to 20th, 2021. The festival offers an exciting look at new, innovative works-in-development, and provides opportunities for the development and growth of theatre artists through residencies, showcases and workshops.

This year the festival will be presented in a hybrid digital and in-person format. A communicable disease plan is in place and all current COVID-19 Provincial Health Orders will be adhered to. For in-person attendance, proof of full vaccination status and mask-wearing is mandatory.

We have so many fun things planned for you: 5 invigorating workshops, 2 delicious showcases of new work, and more!

Accessibility

Peek Fest Access Program: Impulse Theatre is pleased to offer up to 2 spots in each workshop free of charge to arts workers who identify as queer, trans, non-binary, Indigenous, Black, a person of colour, neurodiverse, d/Deaf and/or disabled. 

Note: Peek Fest Access Program intake closes November 1st. Space in the Access Program is filled on a first come, first serve basis. Workshop participation is confirmed when you receive a program reservation email from Impulse.

Visit the Impulse Theatre website for complete accessibility information about Peek Fest.

Residencies and workshops will be taking place at the Intrepid Theatre Club. The venue is wheelchair accessible and has one wheelchair accessible washroom. Both washrooms are all-gender. The lobby is fully wheelchair accessible. The stage is on one level and is wheelchair accessible. 

The Dance Incubator Showcase takes place at the Metro Studio Theatre. The venue is wheelchair accessible and has one wheelchair accessible, all-gender washroom on the main floor. The floor of the Metro lobby is sloped. It has a railing on one side. The audience seating area has one row of wheelchair accessible seating.

Peek Show 11 will be held online as a Zoom Webinar. 

The Ins and Out of a Successful Application with Kayleigh Sandomirsky

  • This workshop is a conversation style workshop and should be accessible to most individuals with physical disabilities. 
  • This workshop can be accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing participants. Please request ASL Interpretation by October 25th.
  • This workshop is accessible for those who are Blind or have low vision. 
  • There is no substantial reading or writing component to this workshop. 

Movement for All Bodies with Tiffany Tjosvold

  • This movement based workshop is designed to be accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. 
  • This workshop can be accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing participants. Please request ASL Interpretation by October 25th.
  • The workshop can be accessible to participants who are Blind or have low vision. If required for participant access, all movements & actions will be described.
  • This workshop has no reading or writing component. 

**Exploring Accessibility In Movement Practices with Tiffany Tjosvold **

  • This workshop is a conversation style workshop and should be accessible to most individuals with physical disabilities. 
  • This workshop can be accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing participants. Please request ASL Interpretation by October 25th.
  • This workshop is accessible for those who are Blind or have low vision. 
  • There is no reading or writing component to this workshop.

The Performing Body with Alex Thompson

  • This workshop is designed to be accessible to individuals with physical disabilities. The focus will be on knowing one's own body and its individual needs, so everything will be modifiable/adaptable. 
  • This workshop can be accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing participants. Please request ASL Interpretation by October 25th.
  • The workshop can be accessible to participants who are Blind or have low vision. Descriptions of any handouts and diagrams will be provided. 
  • This workshop has a light reading component, primarily using diagrams.

SYNCHRONICITY: seeking happy accidents in performance creation with Stewart Legere

  • This workshop can be accessible to Deaf and hard of hearing participants. Please request ASL Interpretation by October 25th.
  • Additional Access Information Coming Soon.

Venues

Intrepid Theatre Club

1609 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC, V8W 2J5, Canada

Metro Studio Theatre

300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, ON, L5B 3C1, Canada

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
  • Wheelchair Accessible Washroom
  • Wheelchair Accessible Seating