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Performance Lab #20: An Exploration of Deaf Arts with Chris Dodd
July 26, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmPay What You Will
ASL Interpretation and Automated Live Transcription will be provided
Suggested Donation of $10
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Chris Dodd is an Edmonton based Deaf performing artist, playwright, accessibility advocate and Governor General Innovation Award finalist. He is the founder and artistic director of SOUND OFF, Canada’s national theatre festival dedicated to the Deaf performing arts. His solo work, “Deafy”, began touring at the SummerWorks Performance Festival in 2019 and will be published by Playwrights Canada Press this November. Recent work includes “until the next breath” and “Regrowth”, both with the Catalyst Theatre under commission from the National Arts Centre. Recent media work includes the principal role of “Odin” in the upcoming feature film, “Finality of Dusk”. Chris holds a degree from the University of Alberta’s Drama program. He was recently the recipient of the Guy Laliberté Prize for innovation and creative leadership by the Canada Council of the Arts.