June 1st - 25th | Perceptual Archaeology (or How To Travel Blind)
Fire and Rescue Team with Crow's Theatre (Toronto) | More info
Adapted for theatre from her original blind travel essays, Alex sets off on a dramatic journey that playfully twists and turns across differing geographies and unexpected emotional terrain.
ASL Interpretation. Discounted Tickets Available. Relaxed Performance. Touch Tour. Masked Performances (Sunday matinees and Tuesday evenings). Pay What You Can Tickets (Sunday matinees).
May 24th - June 1st | Catfish
Up in the Air Theatre and Alley Theatre (Vancouver) | More info
Join Michelle in this vibrant, complex and delightfully earnest exploration of identity and self-love, and witness her find the strength to share her true Deaf, Punjabi self with the world.
ASL Interpretation and Vibrotactile available for every show.
ASL Interpreters are Gillian Pettitt and Lily Flanjak.
May 25th - June 4th | First Métis Man of Odesa
Presented in association with Punctuate! Theatre and rEvolver Festival with The Cultch (Vancouver) | More info
Award-winning theatre artists and real-life married couple Matthew MacKenzie and Mariya Khomutova take the stage to tell their remarkable, surprisingly funny, and inspiring Odesa to Alberta love story and share their intimate perspectives on the impacts of the war in Ukraine.
Audio Description. Discounted Tickets Available.
May 26th | Indigenous Grooves
Fab Collab (Toronto) | More info
Indigenous Grooves is a celebration of the urban Indigenous experience, with an all-electronic, all-Indigenous and all-women and non-binary line-up of musical performers.
Discounted Tickets Available.
Livestream: Available for free on Friday, May 26 at 7pm EDT via fabcollab.ca.
Discounted Tickets: Folks from the Disability community that purchase a ticket through the ticketing site may receive one (1) additional free ticket that they can pick up at the door under their names. Please send an email to email@example.com to confirm initial ticket purchase and your contact information.
May 26th - June 18th | Kelly v. Kelly
Musical Stage Company (Toronto) | More info
Inspired by the court case that scandalized a nation, KELLY v. KELLYis an engrossing battle between mother and daughter and an unraveling of what it means to be a woman in America on the cusp of enormous societal change.
Audio-Describtion. PWYC Tickets.
May 30th | 2023 Information Session: TAC Animating Historic Sites
Toronto Arts Council (Toronto) | More info
Are you looking to expand your arts practice by animating a historic site in ways that respond to or interpret it? Join the Toronto Arts Council's online information session to learn more about the TAC Animating Historic Sites funding program.
ASL Interpretation. Closed Captions. Free Event.
June 3rd | Cut & Paste: A Collage of Identity
Living Hyphen (Toronto) | More info
This workshop is to help you explore your identities and lived experiences through collage art! No experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.
Discounted Tickets Available.
June 4th | Shary Boyle: Outside the Palace of Me
Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver) | More info
Inspired by the lyrics in the 2016 song “Europe Is Lost” by UK poet Kae Tempest, Outside the Palace of Me assembles Boyle’s ever-mounting anxieties about global and social crises, within the inclusive context of identity theatre.
The Audio Description for this exhibition was written by danielle wensley whose voice you will hear, with support from the artist, Shary Boyle.
June 4th | The DisCo Forum
Shakespeare in the RUFF and Crow's Theatre (Toronto) | More info
Curious about talent agencies that represent Disabled artists? Have a monologue you want some feedback on? Need someone to proofread your resume or review your demo reel? This workshop is an opportunity for early career Disabled artists to meet, talk, and share work with Alexia Vassos and the Ruff Leadership Collective.
When you register, please share your access needs. ASL interpretation will be provided if needed. Sighted guides will be provided if needed. The Nada Ristich Studio-Gallery and the Crow’s Theatre washrooms are fully accessible. COVID-19 policies will be in place.
June 7th - 10th | Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA) 2023
FOLDA (Kingston) | More info
FOLDA aims to increase the rigour of live digital performance as it becomes more pervasive and wants to show what is possible, provoke critical analysis, and share approaches that encourage experimentation.
ASL Interpretation. Blind/Low Vision Friendly. Free Event. Relaxed Performance.
June 16th - June 24th | Access Me
Boys in Chairs Collective (Toronto) | More info
Access Me is a fun, sexy, and all-access exploration of the lived experience of three queer disabled men featuring creators and performers Andrew Gurza, Frank Hull, and Ken Harrower.
ASL Interpretation. Audio Description.
June 17th | Sensory Listening Workshop
InterAccess (Toronto) | More info
Join multi-sensory artist Salima Punjani in a symbiotic exploration of ease, comfort and connection where you will be guided through a process of finding sounds that symbolize comfort or belonging for you and then we collectively listen to them through vibrotactile cushions - technology that transforms sound into vibrations.
ASL Interpretation. Free Event.
June 17th - 28th | QAF 2023: Queers in Space
Queer Arts Festival (Vancouver) | More info
The Queer Arts Festival is back for 2023 and this year's theme is Queers in Space. Join the week and a half celebration of galas, exhibitions, literary events and more!