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May 19 - January 19

Listen to This: Someone Like You

  • Arts Club Theatre Company
  • Performance

A boyfriend from hell. A nightmare apartment. A botched Tinder date. Isabelle and Kristen have been through a lot together. But the arrival of Kristen’s new romantic interest leaves Isabelle wondering…

  • Audio Description
  • Online

June 2 - December 30

"body horror vignettes" by lita b.

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Exhibition

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba lita b. - “body horror vignettes” Opening June 3, 2022 6pm to 9pm Show runs June 3 to 31 in person and online at 102-329 Cumberland Ave. WPG AANM Gallery is open…

  • ASL by Request
  • Free Event
  • Online

July 1 - September 29

Cowichan Valley Disability, Culture and Food Through Art Exhibit

  • Exhibition

Canadian disabled activist and artist Jules Sherred brings awareness of the Canadian food crisis which affects people with disabilities all over Canada. The exhibit, slated to run from July 1st to…

  • Captions
  • Audio Description
  • Online

August 8 - November 14

Disabled Babes Book Club

  • Special Event

Disabled Babes Book Club is a virtual book club for disabled folks & books with disabled representation! We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month @ 6:30PM-8:00PM EST. This group is for folks who are…

  • ASL by Request
  • Free Event

August 30 - September 30

Job Opportunity: Managing Director

  • Realwheels Theatre
  • Job Posting

Realwheels Theatre is seeking a Managing Director. The Managing Director provides the glue that holds together a gloriously eclectic blend of people, projects and priorities. This is a salaried…

August 30 - September 30

Job Opportunity: Acting Academy Manager

  • Realwheels Theatre
  • Job Posting

Realwheels Theatre is seeking an Acting Academy Manager. The Acting Academy Manager will be charged with oversight and management of all facets of the training program’s operations as well as the…

September 1 - October 7

Call for Artists: Urban Canvas Downtown Regina Program

  • Call for Submissions

ObjectiveRegina Downtown Business Improvement District (RDBID), in partnership with Nuit Blanche Regina, is currently looking for diverse, original artwork, reflective of Downtown Regina’s culturally…

September 1 - October 13

Ontario Arts Council: Deaf and Disability Project Grants

  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Grants / Funding

The Deaf and Disability Arts Projects granting program supports Ontario-based: artists and arts professionals who are Deaf and/or have a disability ad hoc groups, collectives and arts organizations…

September 8 - October 3

Call for Submissions: Paprika Theatre Festival

  • Paprika Festival
  • Call for Submissions

Are you a young or emerging artist interested in trying something new, deepening your artistic practice, and creating new work alongside a community of peers? Join us to see your ideas come to life…

September 8 - October 6

Mentor in Residence x Accessible Futures

  • Neighbourhood Arts Network
  • Webinar

We are excited to announce that North York Arts and the Toronto Arts Foundation’s Neighbourhood Arts Network are collaborating on the Mentor in Residence x Accessible Futures program. This program…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions

September 8 - September 27

Casting Call for d/Deaf Actors

  • Job Posting

Resonant Pictures is currently looking for an actor to perform in a demo for a children's series. We are looking for an actor who will play a helpful hardware store employee who teaches children…

September 9 - September 30

50 Plus - a solo drawing show by Lani Zastre

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Exhibition

Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba presents “50 Plus” - a solo drawing exhibition by Lani Zastre, inspired by the photography of Arianne Clement.  Opening September 9, 2022, 6-9pm CST. Runs to…

  • ASL by Request
  • Free Event
  • Ontario

September 9 - November 11

Random Access Memory: A Portal to Multidimensions

  • Tangled Art + Disability
  • Exhibition

Random Access Memory: A Portal to Multidimensions is a solo-show by Dr. Syrus Marcus Ware on at Tangled Art Gallery September 9 to November 11, 2022.

  • Free Event

September 15 - December 31

Accessible Performances at the Stratford Festival

  • Stratford Festival
  • Performance

The Stratford Festival offers a number of accessible performances during their 2022 season. Follow the link to find the dates and times of performances that offer a variety of accessibility options.

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Audio Description

September 15 - October 10

Call for Visionaries: Together There Residency

  • ArtsPond
  • Call for Submissions

ArtsPond is delighted to announce that our inaugural Call for Visionaries is now accepting applications until October 10, 2022! Together There is a 16-week creative thought residency on digital…

September 15 - September 30

Call for Applications: Operations and Facilities Manager

  • Job Posting

Theatre Aquarius is recognized as a leader in Canadian theatre. Theatre Aquarius produces work of the highest quality, premieres new plays, develops the skills of professional artists, invests in…

September 15 - October 2

Call for Applications: Executive Producer (Dance)

  • National Arts Centre (NAC)
  • Job Posting

The National Arts Centre (NAC) is located in the National Capital Region on the unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation. We are Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the…

September 15 - September 30

Call for Applications: Operations Manager

  • Job Posting

The Victoria Symphony, one of British Columbia’s largest performing arts organizations, is heard annually by 140,000 people in nearly 60 main season concerts, education concerts, summer concerts…

September 15 - October 11

Call for Applications: Paid Internship

  • Job Posting

Established in 1966, the League of Canadian Poets is a national non-profit organization dedicated to supporting, engaging, and promoting poets and poetry in Canada. The League’s mission is to develop…

September 15 - November 18

Call for Applications: Writer in Residence

  • Job Posting

The Saskatoon Public Library seek a Writer in Residence, who will act as a mentor to writers in the community, reviewing manuscripts and providing criticism and advice about publishing. The Writer…

September 15 - October 22

Call for Submissions: Winnipeg Puppet Slam

  • Call for Submissions

A puppet video variety show for grown-ups! The Winnipeg Puppet Slam is looking for video submissions of original puppet videos of 5 minutes (or less) from puppet artists of all skill levels. It’s…

September 15 - December 31

Call for Workshop Proposals: Xpace Cultural Centre

  • Call for Submissions

Xpace Cultural Centre is seeking workshop proposals from emerging artists, curators and arts administrators! Our workshop program is presented to the Tkaronto emerging art and design community free-of…

September 15 - October 14

Funding Opportunity: PEI Arts Grants

  • Grants / Funding

The Province of Prince Edward Island is now accepting applications for its Arts Grants Program. The program offers three types of grants to support art and artists of Prince Edward Island. Each…

September 16 - September 28

To Reconvene // To Shoreline

  • Exhibition

To meet up, to arrive once again, a convergence of being and becoming. The shoreline is both refuge and passage—one emerges from or enters through. To Re-convene // To Shoreline exposes artist Kim…

September 16 - October 1

Les Waitress sont tristes

  • Joe Jack et John
  • Performance

Les Waitress sont tristes Produit par Joe Jack et John Du 16 septembre au 1er octobre 2022 23 et 24 septembre : représentations décontractées 27 septembre : représentations avec support audio 28 et 2…

September 20 - October 5

Call for Applications: Elevators Residency Program

  • Embrace Arts Foundation
  • Call for Submissions

The Elevators Residency Program is a partnership between Impulse Theatre and Embrace Arts Foundation that supports micro-projects from local neurodiverse and disabled artists. Up to 3 projects will…

September 20 - October 5

Call for Applications: Performance Lab Residency Program

  • Embrace Arts Foundation
  • Call for Submissions

The Performance Lab Residency welcomes 2-3 artists into the program each year to receive studio time, one-on-one mentorship, and access to a cohort of artists in the depths of creation. This year the…

September 20 - October 12

Call for Applications: Peek Show 13

  • Embrace Arts Foundation
  • Call for Submissions

Impulse Theatre brings its thirteenth (13th) evening of new work presentation to the Intrepid Studio! Peek Show is an informal and exciting experience between artists and patrons, all discovering new…

September 20 - October 19

Audition Call: After Faust

  • Call for Submissions

[All of the information in English is available in ASL at this link: https://vimeo.com/750801405] Seeking 5 Deaf actors for a stage production in Edmonton, Alberta! You will be working with Connor…

  • Ontario

September 22 - September 25

The Queen in Me

  • Nightwood Theatre
  • Performance

After selling out its world premiere in June, Nightwood Theatre, Amplified Opera, the Canadian Opera Company and Theatre Gargantua are thrilled to bring back The Queen In Me by interdisciplinary…

  • Online

September 29

Workshop Series for Deaf Artists: Playwrighting

  • Deaf Spectrum
  • Workshop / Course

Deaf Spectrum is introducing a workshop series for Deaf artists starting Fall 2022! Playwriting The Playwriting Workshop Series will teach Deaf writers how to write a play. There is a specific…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Online

September 29

Encounter: The Power of Facial Difference

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Encounter: The Power of Facial Difference, is a virtual event presented by Childrens Craniofacial Association (CCA), featuring a showcase of powerful speakers.  Marlena Blavin Rasheera Dopson, MPH…

  • Live Stream

September 30

Call for Submissions: 2023 rEvolver Festival

  • Upintheair Theatre
  • Call for Submissions

Upintheair Theatre is now accepting applications for the 2023 rEvolver Festival, May 24 – June 4, 2023. we will invite submissions from artistically and culturally diverse companies and artists from…

September 30

XR Program: Open Call – Statements of Interest

  • Call for Submissions

We are so excited to announce the return of the New Works XR Program. Centering artists with an embodied practice, New Works XR encourages new voices in the development of creative technology…

  • British Columbia

October 6

Strong Sessions Concert

  • Vancouver Adapted Music Society
  • Live Music

The Vancouver Adapted Music Society (VAMS) is excited to bring back our flagship Strong Sessions concert for a fifth year! Experience a fun and interactive evening filled with nostalgia to celebrate…

  • ASL Interpretation

October 12

Taking Care Webinar

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Taking Care Webinar: A community-led discussion on cultural accessibility in the arts What new and enriching ways do we experience and facilitate arts and culture when we are committed to cultural…

  • Live Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Transcripts

October 14

RBC Emerging Indigenous Filmmaker Award

  • Grants / Funding

The RBC Emerging Indigenous Filmmaker Award aims to provide financial support to a filmmaker and their current or future project or career goals. One recipient will be awarded $7,500 and two hours of…

October 15

How to Start as an Illustrator with Myriam Chery

  • The Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD)
  • Workshop / Course

The FOLD Academy presents this online workshop facilitated by Myriam Chery who will talk about how to create a beautiful portfolio and a professional website that will catch the attention of art…

  • Closed Captions
  • Free Event

October 17

Safer Artistic Spaces Workshop

  • Workshop / Course

Safer Artistic Spaces was created by The Dandelion Initiative in response to the normalized patterns of sexism, harassment, and violence within creative arts spaces. Their unique and specific content…

  • Closed Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event

October 18 - December 31

How to Cook a Book

  • Workshop / Course

How to Cook a Book is an eight-week online course designed to give commercial food photographers, aspiring cookbook authors, and people who do both all the tools and information they need to pursue…

  • Live Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Transcripts

October 19

Self-Compassion Workshop

  • Workshop / Course

We are always our own worst critics, but it can be especially true for those working in the entertainment industry. Stakes are high when work is precarious and your identity is so closely tied to your…

  • Free Event
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Closed Captions

October 20 - October 23

Superfest Disability Film Festival

  • Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
  • Screening

Superfest Disability Film Festival is the longest running disability film festival in the world. Since 1970, we’ve celebrated cinema that portrays disability through a diverse, unabashed and engaging…

  • Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Audio Description

October 27 - October 30

Art Toronto

  • Exhibition

Art Toronto returns for its 23rd edition from October 27 - 30, 2022 at the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto. Featuring over 90 leading galleries from across Canada and around the world including…

  • Chill Out Space

October 30

Job Opportunity: Instructors

  • Workman Arts
  • Job Posting

Workman Arts invites instructors to propose accessible and inclusive online courses for our 2022 Spring training program. Instructors will develop and teach workshops and classes for our artist…

November 15 - November 17

Indigenous Disability and Wellness Gathering

  • Conference

The 2022 Gathering will be held November 15-17, 2022, in Victoria, BC and on the ancestral lands of the Lekwungen People. We will be celebrating Indigenous Disability Canada's (IDC) / British Columbia…

December 12

Independent and Self-Employed Dancers Resilience Fund

  • Grants / Funding

Canadian Dance Assembly (CDA) has received funding from the Canada Performing Arts Workers Resilience Fund to bring direct assistance to independent and self-employed dancers.   The fund is for…

December 31

Call for Writers: The Cripsters

  • Akimbo
  • Call for Submissions

The Cripsters is a monthly Akimblog feature on disability and culture from the point of view of people with disabilities. We are looking for submissions of 750-1000 words on topics that intersect with…