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November 18 - May 19

Holding Space

  • Special Event

For IBPOC opera artists in Canada (and Canadians abroad) Every 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm ET

Each session is accessed by "purchasing a free ticket" on Eventbrite to receive a Zoom link via email from us [info@amplifiedopera.com] on the day of the event. All sessions will begin at…

  • Online
  • Saskatchewan

November 29 - May 30

The Last Sunday

  • Performance

Welcome, Sum Theatre friends and family, to the 2020/21 season of The Last Sunday. Please join us on the last Sunday of each month (October – May) for exciting creations in response to the month’s…

  • Online

January 20 - April 30

New Year Full of Zoom

  • VocalEye
  • Performance

VocalEye’s New Year Full of Zoom replaces our live events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following the success of our Summer Full of Zoom and Another Season Full of Zoom, we’ll be presenting a variety…

  • Audio Description
  • Online

January 22 - May 7

Access to Art: Tangled Artist Picks

  • Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
  • Tangled Art + Disability
  • Screening

Friday, January 22, February 12, March 5, 26, April 16 and May 7 at 11 am

Facebook Live

Spurred by disability justice and the desire for more equitable and intersectional futures, the disability arts…

  • Online

January 31 - May 30

Creative Movement Workshops with LazyLegz

  • Workshop / Course

This winter, Luca Lazylegz Patuelli will offer five virtual creative movement workshops.

Open to any body and any dancer looking to find new ways to move creatively, the workshops will work on dancer…

  • Live Stream
  • Online

February 1 - March 26

Independent Nova Scotia Community Access Program

  • Workshop / Course

We are excited to announce that our Community Access Program (CAP) is coming back from February 1 - March 26, 2021! CAP is for youth with disabilities ages 18 - 24 who live within the Halifax Regional…

  • Online

February 16 - March 16

Supernova

  • Inside Out Film Festival
  • Screening

Sam (Academy Award winner Colin Firth) and Tusker (Academy Award nominee Stanley Tucci) are traveling across England in their old RV to visit friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker…

  • Closed Captions
  • Online

February 16 - March 16

Anishnabe Azejicigan, a monthly gathering

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Indigenous Culture & Media Innovation and Knot Project Space are pleased to invite you to Anishnabe Azejicigan, a monthly gathering with Indigenous artists & thinkers. Join us on zoom at 7pm every…

  • Online

February 18 - March 18

Woubi Chéri

  • Inside Out Film Festival
  • Screening
  • Artist Talk / Panel

The documentary Woubi Chéri explores the love life of a few homosexuals in Ivory Coast. The Woubi and the Yossis (the crazy women and their men in the local gay dialect) of the Ivory Coast tell their…

  • Subtitles
  • Online

February 19 - March 12

Blissful Dance presents: Dance Blast

  • Blissful Dance
  • Workshop / Course

Join Blissful Dance for 4 classes featuring African, Contemporary, Hip-Hop and Ballet for All Bodies Dance! These classes are for people with and without disabilities. These classes are appropriate…

  • Online

February 21 - March 31

Safe at Home Festival

  • Exhibition
  • Performance
  • Workshop / Course

Starting January 16th, 2021 and running to March 2021, Manitoba Arts Network (MAN) will be offering a new free online event every week: 12 Livestream performances followed by artist conversations,…

  • Online

February 24 - March 24

Performance Art: the human body, intimacy, and taboo

  • Abrons Arts Center
  • Workshop / Course

Performance Art: the human body, intimacy and taboo is a Zoom-based online, studio course co-presented by Indigenous and queer artist Vanessa Dion Fletcher and queer artist Kate Barry. It explores…

  • Online

March 3 - March 4

Arts Ahead - Vibrations: Arts, Wellness & the Search for Balance

  • Centennial College
  • Conference

On March 3 & 4, the Arts Management Students at Centennial College will be hosting the first ever DIGITAL Arts Ahead Symposium. The two-day event will explore the topic of wellness in the arts and…

  • Closed Captions
  • Online

March 4

Arts Chats #1: Shifting to Digital, Obscuring Equity

  • Artist Talk / Panel

The forced shift to digital content delivery in the arts challenged ongoing efforts to address equity in the sector. In our first session, our panelists will discuss equity in light of the shift to…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

March 4

Being Scene 2021

  • Workman Arts
  • Exhibition
  • Workshop / Course
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Workman Arts’ annual Being Scene exhibition is back for its 20th anniversary! Going digital for the first time, Being Scene 2021 will be offered virtually and includes three exhibitions in one: a…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

March 4

Show Me What You're Working With

  • Workshop / Course

Do you have a creative project you’re working on that you’d like to get feedback on? Would you like the chance to get some feedback from other artists and give some feedback yourself in a supportive…

  • Online

March 4

ART IS MOVEMENT: A Virtual Showcase and Fundraiser

  • The Disability Collective
  • Special Event

The Disability Collective is thrilled to announce our first event, ART IS MOVEMENT: A Virtual Showcase and Fundraiser!

This free livestream event will celebrate disabled artists and creators through a…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Captions
  • Online

March 5 - March 31

"Yesterday," Photography by Elliana

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Exhibition

The photographs in this exhibition remind us of the past and its golden quality. Our past is a blend of days, and our perception and memory of those days can change over time. During happy times we…

  • Online

March 5

How to Survive Life and Its Disasters

  • grunt gallery
  • Artist Talk / Panel

This conversation will draw from artist’s materials that survived a fire in 2020, at Green Papaya Art Projects, the longest running artist-run space in Quezon City, Philippines. Under lockdown and…

  • Captions
  • Online

March 5

Call for Submissions: QueerCab

  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Call for Submissions

Have the last 10 months made you feel like you’re in a time warp? Has the ‘new normal’ shifted your sense of self and time entirely? Well, QueerCab’s Past // Present // Futures cabaret series is here…

  • Online

March 5

Call for Deaf Talent: Deaf Party

  • Deaf Spectrum
  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Call for Submissions

SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival and Deaf Spectrum are proud to announce an open call for performers for our closing night event!

Taking place on Sunday April 4th, 2021 at 9 p.m. EST, SOUND OFF will…

March 5

Call for Submissions: 2021-22 MSG Emerging Dramaturg

  • Call for Submissions

The Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre is now taking submissions for the Emerging Dramaturg position for the MSG Lab, a new play development program for Asian Canadian playwrights produced in…

  • Online

March 6 - March 27

i2i call for digital storytelling participants

  • Workshop / Course

Make a digital story with us! We're hosting an online digital storytelling workshop in March 2021 as part of our project on experiences of fluctuating disability and work.

"Invisibility to Inclusion…

  • Online

March 8

Call for Artists - Art Encounters Program

  • Call for Submissions

The Art Encounters program provides a select group of artists or makers assistance to offset the costs and pressure of participating in the Fair. Through this program, we provide an in-depth…

  • Online

March 9 - March 22

A Brimful of Asha

  • Performance

With sold out runs across the world, A Brimful of Asha is a critically acclaimed hit and an instant favorite with audiences everywhere. Real-life mother and son, Asha and Ravi Jain, share the stage…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Online

March 9

Arts Worker Income Tax with Jen Braem

  • Intrepid Theatre Company
  • Workshop / Course

Have you been financially impacted by the pandemic? Stumped about where to begin with your taxes? Intrepid Theatre is hosting a workshop with Jen Braem, a Chartered Professional Accountant with a…

  • Free Event
  • Live Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Online

March 10 - March 20

undercurrents Festival 2021

  • Ottawa Fringe Festival
  • Festival

This winter festival, produced by Ottawa Fringe, shows the best original, contemporary theatre being created by Ottawa performers and visiting artists.

  • Online

March 10 - June 9

Disability on Film

  • Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNjcc)
  • ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join critic, writer, curator, and lecturer Angelo Muredda as he takes a critical look at disability on film in this popular series at the MNjcc. We’ve got evil villains, sci fi superheroes, magical…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

March 11

Making Space: Stories of Disabled Youth in the GTA (Part One)

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Teenage years are often thought of as a time for exploration, rebellion, and asserting individuality. This program explores that pivotal period of life through the lens of Disability.

Making Space…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Manitoba

March 11 - April 16

Futures Barren/Futures Abundant

  • Exhibition
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Martha Street Studio is pleased to present Futures Barren/Futures Abundant, a solo exhibition of work by April Dean.

Futures Barren/Futures Abundant builds a connection between the regenerative…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

March 12

Call for Writers

  • Culture Days
  • Call for Submissions

Culture Days is looking for contributors and writers with fresh perspectives and unique stories to share.

The arts emerged as a lifeline of joy, hope and reprieve needed to make it through this past…

  • Online

March 12

Silent Stories 2021: We Are Not Invisible

  • Call for Submissions

Silent Stories 2021 is an online juried exhibition featuring the work of artists with marginalized identities. We aim to feature artwork that challenges the dominant privileged culture. This show is…

  • Captions

March 12

Call for Participation: Disability Performance and Pedagogies Working Group

  • Call for Submissions

Attention Deaf, disabled, mad, crip and allied scholars, artists, theatre-makers and theorists. 

We invite you to submit an abstract or expression of interest to take part in our 2021 Disability Performance and Pedagogies Working Group (DPPWG) gathering as a part of the

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

March 12

Catalog: The Missing Culture of ECUAD

  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design
  • Call for Submissions

Are you a student, alumni, drop-out, staff, non-regular, or regular faculty member of ECUAD who self-identifies as Disabled* or Neuro-Divergent? Or in solidarity with?

Are you interested in expanding…

  • Online

March 13 - March 20

Pro D Workshop: Describing the Arts for Young Audiences

  • VocalEye
  • Workshop / Course

VocalEye is hosting a series of Professional Development workshops for audio describers of all levels via Zoom. This month, we focus on audio description for young people with guest instructors Anne…

March 15

Call for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Research Creation

  • Job Posting

The New Frontiers in Research funded project Frictions of Futurity and Cure in Transplant Medicine: Re-Thinking Central Challenges Through Feminist/Crip Science and Technology Studies seeks a…

March 15

Long-Term Dance Projects

  • Grants / Funding

The Long-Term Dance Projects program provides mid-career and established professional choreographers, organizations and collectives with the opportunity to take an extended period of time to develop…

  • Online

March 17 - March 20

Speculation by Leslie Ting

  • Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Performance

In Speculation, Leslie Ting, a former optometrist and now a professional violinist, presents a digital re-imagining of this theatrical concert, taking the audience through witnessing her mother’s loss…

  • Audio Description
  • Relaxed Performance
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

March 18

Arts Chats #3: Technology Before, During and After

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Many parts of the arts sector have struggled with the ever-changing landscape of digital technology, and COVID-19 forced many of us to confront technology in news ways. In this session, artists…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

March 18

Making Space: Stories of Disabled Youth in the GTA (Part Two)

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Teenage years are often thought of as a time for exploration, rebellion, and asserting individuality. This program explores that pivotal period of life through the lens of Disability.

Making Space…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Online

March 18

Stand-Up Sit-Down Comedy with Dakota Ray Hebert

  • Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization
  • Workshop / Course

Do you think you’re funny? Do you know you’re funny? Do you want to try stand-up/sit-down comedy in a comfortable and supportive work environment? This is the workshop for you! Let’s get you on your…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Online

March 18 - March 21

Out of Order

  • The Cultch
  • Performance

A visionary new online experience from Montreal’s ground-breaking contemporary circus collective!

In September 2020, against all odds, The 7 Fingers embarked on a new adventure. Taking into account…

  • Captions
  • Online

March 19

Poetry Launch - Carla Harris: Obtain No Proof

  • Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization
  • Artist Talk / Panel

From her first chapbook, Obtain No Proof, with the Dis/Ability Series of Frog Hollow Press, Regina, Saskatchewan based writer Carla Harris will share the evening with special guests, Tara Dawn Solheim…

  • Closed Captions
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream

March 19

Part-Time Social Media Coordinator

  • Job Posting

 Wildseed Centre for Art & Activism and Black Lives Matter - Canada (BLM-CA) are seeking a Part-Time Social Media Coordinator.

Wildseed is an artist-run centre and community space providing…

  • Online

March 19

Digital 24 Hour Playwriting Contest

  • Toronto Fringe
  • Call for Submissions

This contest challenges new and experienced writers to create a script in 24 hours while incorporating four secret elements that will be announced shortly before the contest begins. New this year, we…

  • Online

March 19

Digital Adams Prize for Musical Theatre

  • Toronto Fringe
  • Call for Submissions

Singing and Zoom – they don’t always go well together. But what if they could? What if you’re the person to solve this riddle? We want to hear from the aspiring Lin Manuel Mirandas in our community…

  • Online

March 19

Digital New Play Contest

  • Toronto Fringe
  • Call for Submissions

Do you have an idea for how to make a digital space come to life? Can you imagine a way to use a digital platform (Zoom, etc.) to bring people together for a live theatrical experience? At a time when…

March 21

Call for Proposals: THIRD SHIFT 2021

  • Third Space Gallery
  • Call for Submissions

THIRD SHIFT is an annual festival of public contemporary artworks that takes place in Saint John, New Brunswick and online. THIRD SHIFT 2021 will take place from August 19 – 22, 2021

.Theme: TRAVERSE

  • Online

March 22

Job Call: Indigenous Assistant Curator

  • Eyelevel
  • Job Posting

Mamanaw Pekiskwewina | Mother Tongues Assistant Curator

Eyelevel is seeking applications from Indigenous artists and arts-workers from across Mi'kma'ki to work in collaboration with Truck Contemporary…

  • Online

March 24

Disability Art on Lockdown with Robert McRuer

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Please join us as Dr. Ricky Varghese, the Tanis Doe Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Disability Studies, hosts Dr. Robert McRuer for a talk on Disability Art.

"Disability Art on Lockdown"" attends…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Online

March 25

Artist and Entrepreneur: Balancing Business and Arts

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Artists, like entrepreneurs, have a product or idea to sell, and they need to get out into the marketplace. To do this, artists need basic business skills and a willingness to approach selling art as…

  • Free Event
  • Online

March 25

Arts Chats #4: Established On Shifting Sands

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Establishing and maintaining a career as an artist is no easy feat. In this final session of Arts Chats, we turn to established artists to discuss their roles in our community, how they have navigated…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

March 25

ALLways: Accessibility thinking and practice

  • Kinetic Light
  • Workshop / Course

This introductory access in the arts class, presented by acclaimed disability arts ensemble Kinetic Light, is a three hour, online, hands-on workshop for arts organizations, administrators and event…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Audio Description
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

March 30 - March 31

Last Tuesdays: What Walaa Wants

  • JAYU
  • Screening
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join us for a special presentation of "What Walaa Wants," followed by a Q&A with director Christy Garland.

Content warning: mentions of anti-Palestinian and anti-Israeli violence, childhood trauma…

  • Open Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Active Listener
  • Online

March 31 - April 4

SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Festival

SOUND OFF, in collaboration with Fringe Theatre Adventures and Edmonton’s Chinook Series, is proud to announce the 5th annual SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival.

SOUND OFF is Canada’s national…

  • ASL Interpretation

March 31

Call for Applications: Associate Manager, Studio

  • National AccessArts Centre (NaAC)
  • Job Posting

The National accessArts Centre is a fun, fast-paced, dynamic work environment where we all collaborate to provide artistic training, creation, exhibition, and present opportunities for artists with…

April 1

Auditon Call: Matchstick Theatre

  • Call for Submissions

Matchstick is looking for an actor who self-identifies within the neurodivergent community to play Jhana in its upcoming workshop of Joan MacLeod’s play Toronto, Mississippi.

This is a paid…

April 1

Artist Call Out: TD AGGV Celebration of Art 2021

  • Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
  • Call for Submissions

BC Health regulations permitting, we are planning to host a small number of artists on AGGV grounds during each of the five Saturdays in July. The selection of artists for live demonstrations will be…

  • Online

April 1

2021 Geoff McMurchy Artist Development Grant

  • Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture
  • Grants / Funding

Extended deadline: April 1

Geoff McMurchy (1955–2015), Kickstarts founding Artistic Director, was a pioneer in the local and international disability arts community. Anyone who knew him will tell you…

  • Online

April 6

Call for Artists: New Wave

  • Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture
  • Call for Submissions

The deadline has been extended to April 6th!

To kick off the beginning of our 23rd year, we are having a group exhibition of younger emerging artists with disabilities and calling it New Wave!

We want…

  • Online

April 9 - April 11

Deaf Spotlight Short Play Festival

  • Performance

Deaf Spotlight will present their biennial Short Play Festival featuring six new stories by Deaf playwrights from all over the United States. The virtual festival will take place April 9 - 11, 2021. 

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Transcripts

April 9

The Nina: RBC Emerging Artist Program

  • Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts
  • Call for Submissions

This exciting opportunity is available to artists transitioning from a senior artistic program to a professional artistic career. Four to six apprenticeship opportunities will be awarded to emerging…

  • Online

April 14

Beyond Limits Presents Drew Gurza: Sex and Disability

  • Artist Talk / Panel

In this presentation, Disability Awareness Consultant Drew Gurza will talk to you about sex and disability. The presentation will go past the basics of “How Do You Have Sex and Disability?” and…

  • Online

April 15

EMWF Book Club: Return of the Trickster

  • Eden Mills Writers’ Festival
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Sign up for the EMWF Book Club and enjoy conversation with fellow readers in the lead up to our main event: a live discussion between bestselling author Eden Robinson, and CBC’s Rosanna Deerchild…

  • Closed Captions
  • Live Stream

April 30

Call for Artists: International UFO Day Exhibition

  • Outsiders and Others
  • Call for Submissions

We want to celebrate International UFO Day with an exhibition featuring works that celebrate UFOs, aliens, other worldly beings, and outer space. July 2nd is recognized as International UFO Day and…

  • Online

May 1

Mad Students: Call for Zine Submissions

  • McMaster University
  • Call for Submissions

We have been working with two of our project collaborators, Alise de Bie (Canada) and Lieve Carette (Belgium), to help formulate this new Call for Contributions for a Mad Students Zine.

This zine invites submissions from Mad* and neurodivergent students that offer creative and critical alternatives to typical approaches to ‘student mental…

  • Online

May 4

EMWF Kids: A Rock from the Sky

  • Eden Mills Writers’ Festival
  • Reading

Jon Klassen joins us for a special event for school groups, online learners, and families during Canadian Children’s Book Week.

Here comes The Rock from the Sky, a hilarious meditation on the workings…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

May 31

Call for Submissions: Photophobia 2021

  • Hamilton Artists Inc.
  • Call for Submissions

Photophobia is the 15th annual festival of short-format contemporary media, film, video and moving image hosted in partnership between the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Hamilton Artists Inc. Established…