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iPhoto caption: (clockwise from top left) Caitlin Jaisulaitis, Alannah Pedde, Elena Reyes, Brennan Roberts in a performance of Marcus Youssef’s Thank You for Your Labour. Photo credit Michelle MacArthur.

Captioning the Stream: Accessibility and Inclusion in Zoom Theatre

Equity and access – the questions we keep asking during this time of remote theatre. Equity and access – the ongoing puzzle Canadian theatre en masse has been unable to solve.

By Michelle MacArthur, , Graeme McClelland / Mar 3, 2021
iPhoto caption: The Jubilant in rehearsal. Clockwise from top left: stage manager Kaelee Brassard-Welch, director Kimberley McLeod, designer Nancy Perrin, assistant director Dan Stanikowski, performer Bethany Joy Radford (on two screens), props master Valerie Bonasso, playwright Elena Eli Belyea (centre). Photo by Kaelee Brassard-Welch.

Zoom lags, Cyborgs, and Brain-devouring Caterpillars

Despite myriad concerns about Zoom, the fusing of the performer’s body with the infrastructure of technology has allowed artists to create work even when performance venues are closed and physical gatherings impossible.

By Signy Lynch / Nov 25, 2020