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May 7

Call for Submissions: Crip Collab Issue 3

  • Call for Submissions

Call for artists: submit 1-2 static pieces for issue 3 of crip collab (a collaborative zine that features the work of disabled artists).

There are 10 spots and Deaf/Hard of hearing Black and…

May 7

Call for Applications: Emerging Sound Designer

  • Job Posting

Other HeArts and Mighty Brave Productions/ Haus of Dada are seeking an emerging sound designer for Intangible Adorations Caravan, to be presented in summer of 2022. The designer will work closely with…

  • Online

May 7

In Conversation: Adeel Sadiq & Roy Caussy

  • National AccessArts Centre (NaAC)
  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Reading

Please join us online as we celebrate the publication “Idea Book” by Adeel Sadiq with a reading of selected pages by the artist.

This project stems from conversations about Adeel’s “The words are…

  • Live Stream

May 7

Call for Applications: Proximity Lab

  • Call for Submissions

Project: Humanity is pleased to announce the launch of Proximity Lab, a Verbatim Theatre research-creation project supported by the Ontario Arts Council through the OAC Arts Response Initiative. We…

  • Online

May 7

Tangled Art Talks: Peter Owusu-Ansah

  • Tangled Art + Disability
  • Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Spurred by calls for disability justice and the desire for a more equitable and intersectional future, the disability arts movement is pushing forward with renewed political intention to disrupt…

  • Online

May 6

The View From Inside #9

  • All Bodies Dance
  • Workshop / Course

The View From Inside is an improvised dance score designed to be performed inside our homes. It is an opportunity to witness, perform and be connected to other dancers across the screen. The View from…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Online

May 6

mapping elsewhere: A Reading by Mariana Muñoz Gomez

  • Artist Talk / Panel

cause to become artist Mariana Muñoz Gomez will launch her new artist book, "mapping elsewhere" and provide a live reading of the book in full.

In mapping elsewhere, Mariana Muñoz Gomez thinks through…

  • Live Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

May 5

Wheel Voices: Tune In!

  • Realwheels Theatre
  • Performance

We invite you to pivot along with us from live creation to virtual collaboration!

Wheel Voices: Tune In! is a mashup of original scenes, rap, spoken word, and choral pieces. Featuring a cast of…

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

May 5

Foundation Mentorship Program 2021/2022

  • Call for Submissions

The Foundation Mentorship Program (FMP) is designed to help women and non-binary people in the visual arts develop skills and define their decision-making philosophies by providing information…

May 5

Summer Position: Marketing Assistant

  • Embrace Arts Foundation
  • Job Posting

Embrace Arts Foundation is a local arts non-profit dedicated to creating meaningful artistic opportunities for individuals of all abilities. We have the privilege of running dance, music, theatre, and…

  • 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
  • Online

May 4

Community Justice Forum

  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Special Event

Join us for two weeks of community conversation. New Harlem is workshopping The First Stone, a play drawn from the stories of child abductees exploited in combat. The story is about the communities…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

May 3

Youth Videographer/Editor

  • Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts
  • Job Posting

The Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts in partnership with Canada Summer Jobs is seeking a Videographer and Editor with experience filming and editing video materials for our virtual Patron Luncheon…

May 3

Call for Submissions: Window Exhibitions

  • Call for Submissions

Factory Media Centre (FMC) is seeking submissions from media and experimental film artists for Spring/Summer monthly Window Exhibitions. 

FMC welcomes submissions by artists in all levels of their…

  • Online

May 2

Call for Artists: New Wave

  • Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture
  • Call for Submissions

The deadline has been extended to May 3rd!

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…

May 2

Call for Applications: Head of Development

  • Nightwood Theatre
  • Job Posting

Nightwood Theatre is currently seeking a full time Head of Development who has a deep passion and interest in performing arts and intersectional feminism. This role will be a rewarding experience for…

May 2

Job Posting: Public Art Coordinator

  • Job Posting

The Economic and Creative Development Department is part of the Infrastructure and Growth Management Division. This department is responsible for the attraction and facilitation of new business…

May 1

Queer Identities Open Call

  • Call for Submissions

Themes of identity are highly celebrated amongst the exhibitions at IC Contemporary, and with our close connection to the queer community, ICC would like to showcase more artwork that speaks to queer…

  • 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…

May 1

Call for Submissions: Visual Artists

  • Call for Submissions

OSAC’s Arts on the Move touring program is now accepting submissions. Professional and emerging artists are invited to submit exhibition proposals for a solo, two-person, or group touring exhibition…

April 30

Project Assistance: Professional Music

  • Grants / Funding

Project Assistance: Professional Music supports initiatives in the development, creation, production, realization and/or live performance of classical, experimental, original, traditional and…

April 30

The Sketch Comedy Project Fund

  • Grants / Funding

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival is proud to continue our partnership with the Pat & Tony Adams Freedom Fund for the Arts to deliver project funding to sketch comedy projects.

The Sketch Comedy…

April 30

Call for Applications: Access Coordinator

  • Upintheair Theatre
  • Job Posting

Upintheair Theatre is looking for an access coordinator with experience in community outreach and strong access competencies. They will be supporting rEvolver artists, staff, consultants and guests…

April 30

Call for Applications: Artist To Facilitator Program

  • Embrace Arts Foundation
  • Call for Submissions

Embrace’s “Artist to Facilitator” is a training cohort for local artists who self identify as disabled or neurodivergent. Four local artists will be selected to take part in a training artist over the…

  • Online

May 1

Unfolding Shrines

  • Shape Arts
  • Exhibition

Unfolding Shrines is the 2021 Adam Reynolds Award shortlist exhibition. The augmented reality exhibition features the work of Jason Wilsher-Mills, Sophie Helf, Rebekah Ubuntu, and Uma Breakdown and…

  • ASL Interpretation

April 30

Call for Applications: Arts Knowledge Contributors

  • Call for Submissions

As part of Generator’s ongoing work to expand our network, deepen our knowledge base, and bring new minds and perspectives to our programming, we are inviting submissions to our new database of Arts…

April 30

Resident Artist Program

  • Call for Submissions

The Resident Artist Program at the Living Arts Centre is designed to support emerging and mid-career artist and artisans in developing and maintaining their art and design practice.

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

April 30 - May 2

Nia Diversity Weekend

  • Workshop / Course

Nia is a movement practice combining elements dance, martial arts and mindfulness. It is adaptable to every body, and aims to bring pleasure and joy to the movement experience.

Nia Diversity Weekend…

  • Open Captions
  • Live Stream

April 30

Black Pen: Creative Writing Program

  • Nia Centre for the Arts
  • Call for Submissions

Explore your literary voice in Black Pen, a 4-month intensive creative writing program emerging Black writers between the ages of 16-29. Facilitated by Whitney French, scholarly writer & editor…

April 30

Open Stage: Call for Submissions

  • Persephone Theatre
  • Call for Submissions

Persephone Theatre’s Open Stage is a virtual performance platform where Saskatoon’s performing artists will shine! During these bizarre times Persephone wants to open up a performance space where…

April 30

Call for Writers: Explore Possible

  • Manitoba Possible
  • Call for Submissions

Seeking Writers with Disabilities and/or Lived Experience of Facing Barriers for PAID articles.

Seeking Writers & Thought Leaders! Do you have lived experience facing barriers to full and equal…

April 30

Project Assistance Programs (Spring 2021)

  • Grants / Funding

The spring intake for our Project Assistance Programs is now open. The deadline for applications this year is April 30, 2021.

Included in the spring intake are the following:

  • Project Assistance: Arts Periodicals
  • Project Assistance: Professional Arts Training Organizations
  • Project Assistance: Professional Literary Arts
  • Online

April 30 - May 7

QueerCab: Transitory Present

  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Performance

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? A response to the ongoing strange time of the pandemic, this year’s…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Audio Description

April 29

Art Training Program Coordinator

  • Workman Arts
  • Job Posting

Workman Arts runs an interdisciplinary art training program for artists who identify as having lived experience of mental health and/or addiction issues. We are accepting applications for an Art…

  • Online

April 29

Artist Talk: Kama LaMackerel

  • Artist Talk / Panel

We are pleased to host a talk by Kama LaMackerel (they/them), a Mauritian multidisciplinary artist, educator, cultural mediator, writer, and literary translator who lives and loves in tio’tia:ke…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Free Event
  • Online

April 29

Applying Anti-Oppression, Anti-Ableism and Anti-Sanism

  • Workman Arts
  • Workshop / Course

Becoming more aware of equitable practices in relation to community-based work. Engaging in conversations around language and terms aligned with anti-oppression, anti-ableism, and anti-sanism…

  • Online

April 29 - May 3

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival

  • Festival

The eleventh edition of Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (29 April – 3 May 2021) presents 171 works of experimental film, artists’ moving image and animation across live screenings and on-demand…

  • Captions
  • Audio Description
  • Free Event
  • Live Captions
  • Online

April 29

Financial Literacy for Artists

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Learning financial literacy will enable you to better understand your lifestyle as an artist and set you up for success. Take part in this discussion to learn the tips and tools to help better…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 28

Body Love with Dainty Smith

  • Aluna Theatre
  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Workshop / Course

The Body Love workshop program created by Dainty Smith and multidisciplinary artist Ravyn Wnzg. Body Love is a burlesque and storytelling program designed to empower women, femmes, persons and Queer…

  • Online

April 27

JAYU SLAMS

  • JAYU
  • Performance

Tune in to see some of the hottest poetic talent take the virtual mic by storm. Two rounds. Three-minute time limit. Endless bars. 

The best part - the winner takes home $300 and all other competitors…

  • Live Stream

April 27

Employment Opportunity: Gallery Assistant

  • Critical Distance Centre For Curators (CDCC)
  • Job Posting

Critical Distance Centre for Curators is currently seeking a Part-time Gallery Assistant!

The Gallery Assistant will work both independently and collaboratively with the CDCC Team, Board of Directors…

  • Online

April 25

Cripping the Red Carpet Oscar Pre-Party

  • Special Event

The Paul K. Longmore Institute and the Crip Camp Impact campaign are teaming up to kick off Oscar night with a celebration of disability community and culture. We'll learn what the stars of the the…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Audio Description
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 25

QuaranTEA

  • CRIPSiE
  • Special Event

A cup of tea would restore my normality. ~Douglas Adams

It's been a while! Enjoy a spot of tea online with your CRIPSiE community. RSVP: info@cripsie.ca

  • Online

April 25

Gordon Hill Press – Spring 2021 Book Launch

  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Receptions / Openings

A launch party for Gordon Hill Press' Spring 2021 titles – Roxanna Bennett's "The Untranslatable I", Khashayar Mohammadi's "Me, You, Then Snow", A. F. Moritz's "The Garden", and Concetta Principe's…

  • Live Stream
  • Free Event
  • Online

April 25

Celebrate Earth Day with Propeller Dance

  • Propeller Dance
  • Performance
  • Special Event
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join us in celebration of Earth Day with Propeller Dance on Saturday, April 25 at 2pm on Zoom. Explore how we all experience and embrace natural spaces through dance and our technical selves.

The…

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

April 24

Queering in the Midst of Chaos

  • Toronto Queer Film Festival
  • Artist Talk / Panel

This panel centers the hybrid narratives of queer and transgender of scholar-activists of color. Weaving together personal narrative and the, at times, resilient destinations that theory and activism…

  • Ontario

April 23

Call for Applications: Grand Theatre Local Arts Residency

  • Call for Submissions

The Grand Theatre Local Arts Residency is a pilot initiative that was developed in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the performing arts. The Residency, which takes place in the Grand Theatre’s…

  • Online

April 23

Owning Our Stories: A Writing Circle for South Asian Women

  • Call for Submissions

If you're a South Asian woman, an Ontario resident between the age of 15-65, and an aspiring writer, this call is for you!

Be a part of OWNING OUR STORIES, a free online Writing Circle led by arts…

  • Online

April 23

Dis/Able: DIY Lecture with Thirza Cuthand

  • Tangled Art + Disability
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join us for a DIY lecture by Thirza Cuthand, as part of Jaene Castrillon's program Dis/Able: Dismantling Ableist Filmmaking... a DIY Extravaganza!

Cuthand is a performer and media artist who makes…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 23

Disability Justice & Crip Technoscience: AI & The Future of Technology

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join AWN for a discussion with Damien Patrick Williams and Crystal Lee on disability justice interventions for racism and ableism in AI.

Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are ubiquitous…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream

April 23

Call for Applications: 2022 & 2023 Resident Curator

  • Upintheair Theatre
  • Job Posting

rEvolver Festival’s Resident Curator program is an opportunity for an emerging or mid-career performing artist or administrator to receive mentorship and experience from Upintheair Theatre in curation…

April 23

Call for Submissions: CBC New Indigenous Voices

  • Call for Submissions

Build your career and learn the essential elements of working in the film, TV and digital media industries with online training and hands-on experience

CBC New Indigenous Voices is a full-time, 1…

  • Online

April 23 - May 2

Calgary Underground Film Festival 2021

  • Festival
  • Screening

Get ready CUFF Fans – the 18th annual Calgary Underground Film Festival is set to take place this spring! This year there will be two distinct events comprising the 18th edition of the festival. You…

  • Closed Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Subtitles
  • Online

April 22

Introduction to Livestreaming & Taking Your Show Online

  • Intrepid Theatre Company
  • Workshop / Course

Creating digital theatre has become the main way for artists to create work and reach audiences over the last year, but turning your show into a digital masterpiece, or setting up for a livestream, is…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Live Captions
  • Online

April 22

Postcards from my Balcony

  • Screening
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Travelling, sneezing, writing and tweezing - Postcards from my Balcony follows blind writer Alex Bulmer as she returns from the UK to Canada while a pandemic erupts. She writes postcards under…

  • Online

April 22

Disrupting Unconscious Bias

  • Workshop / Course

Disrupting Unconscious Bias provides participants with an engaging and interactive opportunity to investigate and unpack their own personal and organizational biases.

This workshop also provides…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 22

Job Opportunity: Interim Education Manager

  • Workman Arts
  • Job Posting

Workman Arts seeks an energetic, self-motivated highly organized individual to join our team in the role of Interim Education Manager in a full time, interim capacity for a maximum of 1 year. Under…

  • Online

April 22

Digitizing Your Art

  • Neighbourhood Arts Network
  • Workshop / Course

Do you know how to leverage your experience as an artist working in public spaces after the installation and performance ends?

Digitizing your art through photography and sharing your creation process…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

April 22 - April 29

Advancing: Cultural Accessibility During the Pandemic and Beyond

  • Webinar

Living during a pandemic has transformed the way we present cultural programming – revealing both limitations and limitless opportunities. On Day 1 of this 2-day series, Museum, Arts and Culture…

  • Live Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Free Event
  • Online

April 21

The View From Inside #8

  • All Bodies Dance
  • Workshop / Course

The View From Inside is an improvised dance score designed to be performed inside our homes. It is an opportunity to witness, perform and be connected to other dancers across the screen. The View from…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 20

2021 Art Residency: For the Love of Nature and Self-Expression

  • Spill-PROpagation
  • Special Event

We are happy you are joining us. This year SPiLL’s 2021 Art Residency theme is “For the Love of Nature and Self-Expression”. Let the residency begin! Your special arts care package was put together…

  • Online

April 20

In Conversation with Makambe K Simamba: Solo Show Creation

  • Intrepid Theatre Company
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join Dora award winner, playwright, theatre creator and UNO Fest alum (A Chitenge Story and Our Fathers, Sons, Lovers and Little Brothers) Makambe K Simamba for this free online artist talk. In…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Online

April 20

Blind Imaginings: A Celebration of New Writing!

  • Reading
  • Screening

Common Boots Theatre and BALANCE for Blind Adults invite you to a celebration of creative writing by members of our blind community.

This gathering is a chance to come together, celebrate creativity…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Audio Description

April 20

Call for Submissions: Artist Poster Series

  • Call for Submissions

Struts Gallery invites New Brunswick-based artists to propose artworks to be considered for Struts Gallery’s artists’ poster series. Each poster in the series is autonomous and is not required to…

  • Online

April 19 - April 25

Queer Frontiers Presents Jess MacCormack

  • Screening
  • Artist Talk / Panel

LOMAA is to excited to welcome multidisciplinary artist Jess MacCormack for our second event in the Queer Frontiers series! Jess MacCormack’s work will be presented across various social media…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Online

April 17

The View From Inside #7

  • All Bodies Dance
  • Workshop / Course

The View From Inside is an improvised dance score designed to be performed inside our homes. It is an opportunity to witness, perform and be connected to other dancers across the screen. The View from…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

April 17

Call for Applications: RISER Edmonton

  • Call for Submissions

RISER Edmonton is a collaborative producing model for theatre and interdisciplinary artists to create and present new work. RISER Edmonton will support the development and production of four new…

April 16

Take Care Docuseries Funding

  • Grants / Funding

VICE and the TELUS Fund are looking for docuseries pitches that will inspire young people to improve their mental wellbeing.

  • Online

April 16

Addressing the Imposter Complex with Tanya Geisler

  • Workshop / Course

In a society preoccupied with perfectionism, we are often made to feel like WE are broken when things aren't quite working, or when we are overwhelmed. For high-achieving folks with strong values of…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Free Event

April 15

Call for Artists - UNTIL 9: Queer Island

  • Call for Submissions

For the upcoming Spring/Summer issue of UNTIL, the theme will be Queer Island with special Guest-Editor David Geiss.

To paraphrase John Donne, No queer is an island entirely to itself; or are we…

  • 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 15

Shape of Story with Danica Lorer

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

As part of our Visiting Artist Series, Listen to Dis' Community Arts Organization will be hosting an online storytelling workshop: "Shape of Story" with Saskatoon, Saskatchewan based freelance writer…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • 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 14

Unusual Business: The Business of Being a Showgirl

  • Aluna Theatre
  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Artist Talk / Panel

So much of burlesque, and the risqué act of being sexy in public involves a performance. Looking at art, performance and the body as a business and being strategic about sex and sensuality and…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Online

April 13

The Curators: New Media Gallery

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Join New Media Gallery Director-Curators for a talk on New Media Gallery and their curatorial practice. With examples from their past work at Tate & Lisson galleries as well as from the 25 group…

  • Live Stream
  • Free Event

April 11

Call for Proposals 2021

  • Call for Submissions

The Kick & Push Festival is challenging artists to think outside the box in a series of a month- long artistic residencies which will culminate in an original, innovative, live happening to be…

  • Online

April 10

Spectacular Striptease: Living Legends of Burlesque

  • University of Toronto
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Spectacular Striptease is a Zoom panel that allows attendees to have an inside peek at the lives and careers of the surviving “Exotics,” or stripteasers, who worked in the golden age of burlesque…

  • ASL Interpretation

April 10

Call for IBPOC Artists

  • Call for Submissions

The Colour Theory Anti-Racist Art Exhibit will be developed out of a series of facilitated discussions that explore experiences around racism. Visual art and storytelling pieces will be shared with…

April 9

Call for Submissions: IGNITE! 2021

  • Call for Submissions

The IGNITE! Festival is accepting project proposals and scripts as part of the Performance Series, as well as looking for individual emerging theatre and performance artists who can be matched with…

  • Online

April 9 - April 16

Clowning Online

  • Playwrights Theatre Centre (PTC)
  • Workshop / Course

Explore using online and digital platforms and media to bring your best fool forward. Be it a character, persona, alter-ego or clown body you would like to perform using digital media, bring them to…

April 9

Call for Applications: Art Education Assistant

  • Job Posting

Nanaimo Art Gallery is looking to add a new member to our team! The Art Education Assistant shares Nanaimo Art Gallery's values of innovation, collaboration and accessibility, and is responsible for…

  • Online

April 9

Bring Your Fucking Tissues -The ReBirth

  • Performance

Over the past three months, 11 QTBIPOC participants have been working on a collection of deeply moving, personal and communal stories centred on a variety of different experiences; transformation…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Free Event
  • Online

April 9 - April 10

Metro Studio After DarkLivestream Series

  • Intrepid Theatre Company
  • Performance

As part of our Spring Series we are offering free online programming. This livestream series will be available to view live on our Facebook and Instagram live, and can be viewed on demand at later…

  • Captions

April 9

Queering Activism in Wood Buffalo

  • Call for Submissions

This book project seeks to explore the intersections of being queer* and doing activism in Wood Buffalo/ᓂᐢᑕᐋᐧᔮᐤ/nistawâyâw. We wish to create a space for exploring, reflecting, and celebrating these…

  • Online

April 9

First Friday - Eco-criticism and Feminism by Sally Frater

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Curator Sally Frater explores issues of space, place and identity in her practice. In her upcoming lecture at MAWA, she will discuss the intersections between eco-criticism and feminism as they occur…

  • Captions
  • ASL Interpretation

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 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
  • Online

April 8

This is the Inspiration You Need Right Now - Toronto Edition

  • Workman Arts
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Based on a 2021 Digital Workshop Series that Lisa Anita Wegner created for Yuri Araj for KickStart Disability Art and Culture in Vancouver, Workman Arts presents the Toronto Edition. You will hear…

  • Live Stream
  • Free Event
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Captions
  • Online

April 8

Fundamentals of Anti-Oppression with Cicely Blain

  • Workshop / Course

Fundamentals of Anti-oppression dives deeper than your typical diversity and inclusion workshop. In this workshop, participants are given the opportunity to explore systemic oppression, social justice…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 8

Creating Accessible Content (Part 2)

  • Workshop / Course

In this two-evening workshop, we will examine the different categories of disability, consider visible vs invisible disabilities, look at different assistive technology, as well as a review of the…

  • Online

April 8

Indigenous Speakers Series: Logan MacDonald

  • Artist Talk / Panel

The Indigenous Speakers Series second online event this term features Logan MacDonald, professor in the Department of Fine Arts and Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Art.

Logan MacDonald is a…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

April 7

Production Assistant: Stage Management

  • Stratford Festival
  • Job Posting

Reporting to the Production Stage Manager for one of the two outdoor venues, you are responsible for assisting with the day-to-day tasks of the Stage Management department. The position is part of the…

  • Online

April 7

Disability on Film - Disability and the Oscars

  • 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. Disability and The Oscars: An Annotated History of…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

April 7 - April 9

Unscripted: Cultivating Languages of Access & Storytelling

  • Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Red Dress Productions
  • Artist Talk / Panel

Unscripted: Cultivating Languages of Access & Storytelling is an online panel series exploring ideas around accessibility, decolonization and various approaches to performance and storytelling. With a…

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

April 7

Cripping Masculinity - Deafness, Madness, and Disability in Fashion

  • Artist Talk / Panel

Cripping Masculinity explores how Disability, Deaf, and Mad Identified Men (Cis or Trans) and Masculine Identified Non-Binary People create and experience their identities through clothing in their…

  • Live Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 7 - April 28

Hip Hop with Devon

  • Embrace Arts Foundation
  • Workshop / Course

Join us for Hip Hop with Devon! This class is for individuals ages 14 and up. It's an open level class that is suitable for individuals of all abilities. 

This sessional runs for 4 weeks: April 7, 1…

  • Online

April 7

Getting Started With Podcasting

  • Workshop / Course

Want to get into podcasting but aren’t sure where to start? Maybe you’ve started, and want to improve?

This session is meant to give a novice podcaster a leg on up on how to prepare, produce and…

  • Live Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

April 7

Accessibility and Inclusion in Culture

  • Webinar

Conversations on Accessibility and Inclusion in Culture, exploring Artists, Audiences and Venues.

Webinar will be in three broad segments:

STAGE, turns to members of the disabled community who are…

April 6

Call for Applications: Strategic Advisors

  • Call for Submissions

Generator recognizes that producing is a creative practice. We reject the binary that separates “boring, efficient office worker” from “passionate, clueless creative” and embrace the exciting, fertile…

  • Online

April 6

Allies and Obstacles: A Panel Discussion on Parent Advocacy

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

The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, Autism Ontario, and Re-Storying Autism to offer an evening focused on parent advocacy, past and present. Authors of the book "Allies and Obstacles" will…

  • Online

April 6

Creating Accessible Content

  • Workshop / Course

In this two-evening workshop, we will examine the different categories of disability, consider visible vs invisible disabilities, look at different assistive technology, as well as a review of the…

  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 6 - April 11

Out of This Blue

  • Intrepid Theatre Company
  • Performance

This performance will be available to watch on demand anytime between noon on Tuesday April 6 and midnight on Sunday April 11. A password and link will be sent to you via Eventbrite with your ticket…

  • Closed Captions
  • Online

April 6

Call for Writers: Pleasure Dome

  • Call for Submissions

We are looking to expand our roster of writers. Pleasure Dome needs writers interested in critique, reviews, collaborative interviews, and long-form essays about experimental media, microcinemas…

  • Online

April 6

Job Posting: Theatre Technicians

  • Resource Centre for the Arts Theatre Company (RCAT)
  • Job Posting

The Theatre Technician is part of the Technical team and shares responsibility for the effective and efficient management and delivery of Resources Centre for the Arts (RCA) technical services. The…

  • Online

April 6

Watch, Think, Create: Workshops for Grades 3-6

  • ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto
  • Workshop / Course

WATCH, THINK, CREATE is a self-paced workshop series for grades 3-6 where students will learn about accessibility in schools and public spaces.

How does it work? On April 6, we will send you 4 lesson…

  • Captions
  • Online

April 5

Call for Proposals: CAMINOS 2021

  • Aluna Theatre
  • Call for Submissions

CAMINOS returns in October 2021, and is currently seeking proposals from artists across Canada. The CAMINOS festival focuses on work-in-process from the Pan-American Diaspora, as well as Indigenous…

April 5

Crushin it with Velvet

  • Performance

Once a month, crooner Velvet Duke invites his musical improviser friends to come play games.

April 5

Call for Applications: Festival Administrator

  • Job Posting

The Festival Administrator is the general contact for the Kick & Push Festival (K&P) for staff, volunteers, student hires and the general public. This position acts as the overall administrator of…

  • Online

April 4

Deaf Party

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Receptions / Openings
  • Special Event
  • Festival

Join us as SOUND OFF wraps up its 5th annual festival with our live online celebration, Deaf Party! 

Co-hosted by Deaf Spectrum, our bash will feature cabaret-style entertainment with short works by…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions
  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

April 4

Deaf Antlers Improv Workshop

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Workshop / Course
  • Festival

Join Landon Krentz and Ebony Gooden of Deaf Antlers as they host an ASL theatre improv workshop.

This workshop is for ASL users, Deaf professionals and Deaf emerging artists from across Canada to…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 4

Playwrighting for Deaf Artists

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Workshop / Course
  • Festival

Join Sage Lovell of Deaf Spectrum and learn how to write a ten-minute play in ASL/English.

Learn all about the writing elements that evolve into a story. How to develop a plot? How to create a turning…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

April 4 - April 15

The Tranz Form

  • Inside Out Film Festival
  • Screening

A docuseries on trans people of colour exploring the spectrum of their experiences. The Tranz Form follows three Black trans women in Miami, FL on the heels of a quickly rising murder epidemic. The…

  • Free Event
  • Online

April 4 - April 25

No Ordinary Man

  • Inside Out Film Festival
  • Screening

Billy Tipton, the influential jazz musician, became more of a sensation when, upon his death, it was revealed that he was a trans man and the late-20th century world was unable to accept his identity…

  • Captions
  • Online

April 3

Maestro: SOUND OFF Edition

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Screening
  • Festival

You can’t keep a good improv down!

For our 5th year running, SOUND OFF and Edmonton’s Rapid Fire Theatre team up to bring you more of our unique brand of hilarity, this time straight to your home.

  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

April 3 - April 4

Play Readings

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Reading
  • Festival

Staged Reading - Inaudibility World: Part Deux By Catherine Joell MacKinnon Date: Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 - 4 PM MST / 6 PM EST Live reading with audience Q&A

Staged Reading - Deaf Settlers By…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

April 3

Vibrotactility as Access in the Arts

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Workshop / Course
  • Festival

The use and future potential of vibration as an artistic medium will be explored in the format of a virtual workshop.

Join David Bobier of London, Ontario’s VibraFusion Lab as he presents an overview…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

April 3 - April 30

Discarded: A Recycled Art Exhibit

  • The Ikouii Creative
  • Exhibition

Ikouii brings together an amazing group of artists to showcase their creativity by transforming waste materials and discarded objects into art to raise awareness of environmental protection.

DISCARDED…

  • Online

April 3 - April 4

ASL and Music Workshops

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Workshop / Course
  • Festival

What is ASL song interpretation?

Find out in this series of workshops led by Juan Jaramillo, Robert Bhola and Patti Trofimenkoff of the ASL music company, Dancing Hands. ASL song interpretation adds…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Live Stream

April 2

Call for Submissions: Confined

  • Call for Submissions

We are pleased to announce a national open call for submissions from Canadian clay, glass and copper enamel artists for Confined, a national group exhibition.

In March 2020, Covid-19 brought all of us…

  • Online

April 2

What's Up with DATT?

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Workshop / Course
  • Festival

A workshop led by Catherine Joell MacKinnon, Deaf Community Consultant, with Tanisha Taitt, Artistic Director, Cahoots Theatre, exploring the partial survey results of Phase Two of Cahoot Theatre’s…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream

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 2 - April 30

Feminine and Fierce

  • Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba
  • Exhibition

AANM proud to present Feminine and Fierce, a solo online exhibition by Charlene du Toit. Charlene du Toit is a mixed media artist that presents healing art through storytelling. She uses paper, paint…

  • Free Event
  • Transcripts

April 1

TUNE TO A - Artist Expression of Interest

  • Call for Submissions

TUNE TO A is a brand new play for young audiences developed by Carly Neis, Cynthia Jimenez-Hicks, and Cameron Kneteman inspired by Carly's lived experiences as a theatre artist with cerebral palsy…

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…

  • Online

April 1

Black Women in Film - Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

  • Screening

We're launching a new series of film watch parties!

From Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman to run for President of the United States, to Grace Jones, one of the greatest women in rock and roll…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 1 - April 2

Salon Series

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • 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…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Online

April 1 - April 2

Digital Lobby

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Receptions / Openings
  • Festival

Although our audiences and artists can’t mingle within the lobby of the ATB Financial Arts Barns this year, we want to give you an opportunity to meet and greet with some of SOUND OFF’s artists via…

  • Live Stream
  • Free Event
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

April 1 - April 5

Deaf Antlers Improv

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Screening
  • Festival

This is an ASL improv led and performed by Deaf artists. Join us live and share your comments to set the location, relationships, and theme! The group has been supported and graduated by Hypernovas…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

April 1

Disruptions 06: Wit López on Radical Softness and Tactile Disruptions

  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Performance

Making space for different ways of understanding accessibility.

CUAG invites you to join a performance and talk by the Philadelphia-based multidisciplinary and performance artist Wit López. Admission…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • Live Captions
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Online

April 1 - April 4

Please Remain Behind The Shield

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Screening
  • Festival

The world has transformed. It’s a new day and a new knight.

A new piece by Deaf performing artist Chris Dodd that explores Deaf identity in the age of mandatory masks.

Please Remain Behind The Shield

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Subtitles
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

April 1 - April 4

The Two Natashas: Visiting Aunt Natasha

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Screening
  • Festival

Following their smash hit at last year’s festival, Our Life in Guyana, in this new comedic adventure we follow up with the elder Natasha as she receives a visit from her niece who brings with her some…

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Subtitles
  • Online

April 1 - April 4

ComMUTE

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Screening
  • Festival

Deaf Spirit Theatre returns with their latest show, ComMUTE!

Don't miss the train! Hop on and hold on to your transfer as we take you on an often hilarious but sometimes serious journey through place…

  • ASL Interpretation
  • Subtitles
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

April 1 - April 4

Scored in Silence

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Festival
  • Artist Talk / Panel
  • Screening

Using a unique blend of cutting-edge technology and choreography, Scored in Silence unpacks the hidden perspectives of Deaf people from the handful who survived the atomic bomb atrocity in Japan 1945.

  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Captions

March 31

Call for Submissions: Pre-Existing Zine

  • Call for Submissions

In a year still plagued by disease, those with chronic illnesses and other health conditions have faced blatant disregard for our lives and worth. PRE-EXISTING is a zine about living when others don’t…

  • Online

March 31

Job Opportunity: Manager of Programming

  • Regent Park Film Festival
  • Job Posting

About the position • Job type: Full-time, one-year contract beginning April 2021 with opportunity to renew • Compensation: $43,000. Benefits + annual professional development funds provided • Place of…

March 31

Accessibility Design Associate, DigitalASO

  • ArtsPond
  • Job Posting

The Accessibility Design Associate, DigitalASO / OSANumériques is an integral part of ArtsPond’s digital innovation knowledge management and platform-building team. In collaboration with Executive…

March 31

iAM Program

  • JAYU
  • Call for Submissions

The iAM Program provides youth-led arts & social justice mentorship to anyone ages 12-26, across Ontario, Canada.

Are you interested in making art? Growing your storytelling skills? Incorporating…

  • Online

March 31

Call for Volunteers: Breakthroughs Film Festival

  • Breakthroughs Film Festival
  • Job Posting

By donating your time and talents you can contribute to the success of our 10th annual film festival and help BFF reach new audiences across Canada. Perks: Festival passes, swag, gift cards, and of…

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…

  • Online

March 31 - April 4

The Ministry of Mundane Mysteries:ASL Edition

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Screening
  • Festival

The meticulous mavericks at The Ministry of Mundane Mysteries are back with a re-tooled edition of their successful ASL performance designed just for SOUND OFF!

Join our Inspectors as they help a…

  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • Discounted Tickets Available
  • Online

March 31

Canada Council Translation Grant Workshop

  • SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival
  • Workshop / Course
  • Festival

Learn more about grants at the Canada Council for the Arts. There are exciting new opportunities for ASL/LSQ theatre in the Translation component of Arts Across Canada. 

The Translation component of Arts Across Canada funds activities linked to the translation of Canadian dramatic works into French, English, an Aboriginal (First Nations, Inuit or Métis) language, American Sign Language (ASL), Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ), or any other regional Canadian or Indigenous sign language for Canadian publication…

  • Free Event
  • Live Stream
  • ASL Interpretation
  • 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
  • Online

March 31 - April 7

QueerCab: Shadows of the Past

  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
  • Performance

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? A response to the ongoing strange time of the pandemic, this year’s…

  • Online

March 30

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