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Workshop (Edmonton): DJ Kurs (Deaf West Theatre), Performing ASL / English Theatre Workshop – Citadel Theatre & SOUND OFF

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Workshop (Edmonton): DJ Kurs (Deaf West Theatre), Performing ASL / English Theatre Workshop – Citadel Theatre & SOUND OFF

*** ASL VLOG: DJ KURS WORKSHOP***

Citadel Theatre and SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival are excited to welcome DJ Kurs, Artistic Director of Deaf West Theatre (The Los Angeles –based company behind the Tony-nominated 2015 Spring Awakening revival), to Edmonton for a one-day theatre workshop on producing and performing integrated ASL/English Theatre with Deaf and hearing creators/performers.

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2019
Citadel Theatre (9828 101A Avenue, Edmonton)
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Lunch Provided

$125.00 (plus GST)
or
$99.00 (plus GST) CAEA & Deaf Community Members (AAD, EAD, CAD, ACSD)

ASL Interpretation will be provided.

The group will discuss:

  • how to go about creating a new piece of ASL/English theatre, including script adaptation, best practices and methodology;
  • working together in the rehearsal room and backstage;
  • preparing staff and building;
  • challenges & successes in creating ASL/English theatre;
  • the way forward for Deaf Theatre practice in Canada and beyond.

REGISTRATION: http://bit.ly/ASLEnglishTheatre

The Cast of Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening (2015). Photo by Joan Marcus

This workshop is sponsored by Theatre Alberta with funding from Alberta Foundation for the Arts as part of Workshops by Request: Hometown Series.

                      Alberta Foundation for the Arts

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