Canada finally has a performance series dedicated to the work of deaf artists

CBC News

Theatre is, traditionally, deeply entwined with the act of listening, as evidenced by the word audience — literally a group of people who hear something together. But Edmonton's SOUND OFF Festival is aiming to challenge that conceit. The brainchild of playwright Chris Dodd, the upstart event is Canada's first performance series dedicated exclusively to the work of deaf artists.

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