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July 18, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Creative Accessibility: Accessibility for Theatre Audiences
Created in partnership with Arts AccessAbility Network of Manitoba
This workshop will provide you with an introduction to accessibility for theatre audiences, including instruction on relaxed performance, American Sign Language interpreted, audio described, and captioned performance.
The workshop speaker, Elena Anciro, will give examples of the accessibility practices used by theatre makers both locally and beyond to help you support accessibility and inclusion in your community. Sign up today to learn about the exciting opportunities in accessibility at every stage of a patron’s experience and within the creative process.
About the Speaker
Elena Anciro (she / her) is a disabled Filipina artist based in Treaty 1 Territory. She has worked in different facets of the arts as a performer in theatre, film and television, and as a theatre administrator and educator. Elena is an audio describer with Vocal Image Ensemble Winnipeg (VIEW) and has completed the British Council of Canada / Tangled Art + Disability’s national relaxed performance training. She serves on the Sick + Twisted Theatre Board of Directors, a company dedicated to creating work exploring the experience of living with a disability. She is also part of the core collaborator team that is developing Manitoba Outreach Theatre Hub (MOTH), a digital project that aims to connect and support Manitoban theatre communities by providing accessible resources and amplifying the voices of equity-seeking theatre workers. Elena earned her honours degree in theatre at the University of Winnipeg and recently completed a professional development project on access and inclusion through the support of the Manitoba Arts Council Arts Leaders Program.
Arts AccessAbility Network Manitoba is a regional not-for-profit artist run charitable organization dedicated to the full inclusion of artists and audiences with disabilities into all facets of the arts community.
July 18, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Creative Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for an event that is cancelled by Creative Manitoba will receive a full refund.
Registrants may cancel up to one week before the event to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel within one week of the event start date. No refunds will be issued for registrants who do not attend.
Substitute participants are allowed in most cases, but not all. Please check with us ahead of time if you wish to send a substitute participant by calling 204-927-2787.
It is our intent that Creative Manitoba programs and events foster a supportive, nonthreatening environment for everyone to participate and share in - regardless of gender, ability, ethnicity or cultural differences. We ask that you please be welcoming and respectful of world views that differ from your own.