Creating Sign Language Magic


Workshop – Creating Sign Language Magic Presented in Partnership with Generator and Deaf Spectrum

Explore the possibilities of creating accessible sign language productions for d/Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing and sign language users. Through practices in interpretation, shadowing and acting – this workshop compares multiple approaches using selected excerpts. Creating Sign Language Magic leads you through various methods of creating accessible sign language productions for d/Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, and sign language users. Discover the multiple forms you can use to incorporate sign language into theatrical contexts including interpretation, shadowing, and performance. Presented in partnership with Generator and Deaf Spectrum.  Led with Sage Lovell, Thurga Kanagasekarampillai, Derek Kwan, Gaitrie Persaud and Suchiththa Wickremesooriya.



ASL interpretation. Captioning. Wheelchair accessible venue. Wheelchair accessible washrooms.



Artscape Youngplace  

Tuesday, August 13, 2:00pm-4:30pm

ASL interpretation will be provided. Live captioning will be provided. 

Limited capacity, we advise you RSVP in advance by choosing this event option when booking your Exchange Day Pass.

More information:


SummerWorks Performance Festival runs from August 8-18 and offers ASL and/or captioned events throughout.


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