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“Unscripted: Cultivating Languages of Access & Storytelling” featuring Yolanda Bonnell & Merlin Simard
April 7 @ 12:00 am - April 9 @ 12:00 am EDTFree
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 roster of artists approaching storytelling from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, the Unscripted series hopes to amplify conversations between artists who are engaging creatively with elements of sensory-based, linguistic and cultural accessibility.
April 7th, 8th & 9th 2021, via Zoom
The Unscripted series is co-produced by Red Dress Productions & Theatre Passe Muraille, co-curated by Becky Gold and Wy Joung Kou with panel coordination by Rinchen Dolma, and generously supported by TD Bank Group, Ontario Arts Council, & Toronto Arts Council.
Sovereign Bodies, Sovereign Stages
April 7th, 7-9pm EST
What emerges at the intersection of ceremony and artistic creation; of movement and storytelling; of spirituality and physicality on stage?
Panelists: Yolanda Bonnell & Aria Evans
Moderator: Merlin Simard
ASL Interpreters: Carmelle Cachero & Rogue Benjamin
(Re)building Sensory Worlds
April 8th, 7-9pm EST
Where does world (re)building fit into the world of theatre and performance? How can our understanding of a narrative change or expand when it is told via multisensory means of storytelling and immersive design
Panelists: Victoria Mata & Leelee Oluwatoyosi Eko Davis
Moderator: Anna Camilleri
ASL Interpreters: Rogue Benjamin & Amanda Hyde
April 9th, 7-9pm EST
A panel of Deaf individuals discuss the impact of language colonization on everyday life.
Moderator and Curator: Natasha “Courage” Bacchus
Panelists: Amelia Palmer, Jenelle Rouse & Marsha Ireland
ASL Interpreters: Carmelle Cachero & TBA