April 28-30th | Trace
A ReDefine Arts and Theatre Passe Muraille Co-Production (Toronto) | More info
Trace focuses on the ongoing nature of queer being and becoming. By transforming a private story into a public performance, audiences will be taken on a journey across time and identity.
Pay What You Can tickets. All performances will be Blind Friendly and Relaxed Performances.
April 28th - May 7th | Drawing on Our History
Carleton University Art Gallery (CUAG) (Ottawa) | More info
The works of invited guest artists will be brought into conversation with a wide-ranging group of historical and contemporary drawings selected from the University’s collection and made by Canadian and international artists.
Free Event. Audio Guide.
April 30-May 1st | (Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada - A Symposium
York University (Toronto) | More info
(Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada is a two-day symposium that seeks to challenge and engage professional artists and the wider public in critical conversations about the history, legacy, and future of Shakespeare in Canada, with a specific emphasis on the inclusive, intersectional casting practices modeled by IBPOC Canadian theatre artists and companies.
ASL Interpretation. Free Event.
April 30 | Share Dance: In Practice - Bodyminds in Space
Q7 Studios (Vancouver) | More info
Join Lili Robinson and Veronique West as they offer discussion, sharing, and writing in a workshop that gives us space to reflect on our current facilitation approaches, our relationship to bodymind "norms", accessibility practices for mental health, trauma, and neurodivergence, and ways to emotionally support ourselves and others.
ASL by Request. Free Event.
May 5th | KFC & Poetry: Old Gods Launch Party
Massey Arts Society (Vancouver) | More info
Join Massy Arts Society, Massy Books, and Nightwood Editions for KFC & Poetry: Old Gods Launch Party by Conor Kerr, alongside fellow celebrated poets Brandi Bird & Molly Cross-Blanchard. You are invited into the constant motion of Conor Kerr’s poetic work, as his poignant verses leap across landscapes and notions of time.
The gallery is wheelchair accessible and a gender-neutral washroom is on-site. Please refrain from wearing scents or heavy perfumes. For more on accessibility including parking, seating, venue measurements and floor plan, and how to request ASL interpretation please visit: massyarts.com/accessibility.
May 5-7 | Double Bill: Finding Felix & Frames of Control
Redwood Theatre (Toronto) | More info
What happens when you reconnect with a lost part of yourself and find that it has changed and grown in your absence? Finding Helix is a quirky look at connection within self and with others and all of the uncomfortable, wonderful, and scary parts of being in a relationship.
Seating is first come first serve with a variety of seating options at different levels. Seating options are floor chairs, folding chairs, higher “bar stool” style chairs, wheelchair/mobility aid reserved spots, and standing room.