SOUND OFF matinees available for school bookings

SOUND OFF

Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre, in conjunction with Fringe Theatre Adventures, is proud to present the 3rd annual SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival and you’re invited!

Running February 13th-17th, 2019, SOUND OFF is Canada’s national festival dedicated to the Deaf performing arts. SOUND OFF will take place at the ATB Arts Barns in the heart of historical Old Strathcona as part of the Fringe Theatre’s Chinook Series Festival. ASL/English interpretation will be provided for each performance, making the shows equally accessible for both hearing and Deaf audiences.

We would like to extend a special offer for your school to attendee matinee performances just for students!

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me
Westbury Theatre ǀ ATB Financial Arts Barns
Run time: 75 minutes

School Matinees:
Wednesday, February 13th, at 1 PM
Friday, February 15th, at 1 PM

Songs My Mother Never Sung Me is an opera for families about a Deaf mom and her hearing son. The piece is bilingual and is performed and sung in English and in ASL. The heart of this touching and funny work is its intimate connection to playwright Dave Clarke’s experience growing up as a CODA (Child of Deaf Adult). Recommended for ages 6 and up. Presented by Edmonton’s Concrete Theatre.

Adeline, Carol and Friends
Studio Theatre ǀ ATB Financial Arts Barns
Run time: 60 minutes

School Matinees:
Wednesday, February 13th, at 1 PM
Thursday, February 14th, at 12 PM

Deaf Spirit Theatre
returns with a brand-new show! This collective from Kingston, Ontario will perform a series of unique skits a featuring a comedic duo of two women in the 1950s who are from worlds apart, incorporating silent film, storytelling, comedy skits, dance and poetry, complete with stunning multimedia. A captivating production for all ages!

Tales From The East Coast
Studio Theatre ǀ ATB Financial Arts Barns
Run time: 60 minutes

School Matinee:
Friday, February 15th at, 12 PM

Direct from Nova Scotia, Tales From The East Coast is an entertaining and interactive series of poems and stories by Canadian Deaf writers in both ASL and MSL (Maritimes Sign Language). Suitable for ages 6 and up.

Limited tickets available! Each performance has a capacity of just 78 seats (Studio Theatre) and 147 seats (Westbury Theatre).

Interested in attending one of our school matinee performances?

  • Tickets are just $8/student (includes tax)

  • Full payment is required prior to the performance date in order to secure your booking.

To book your groups, contact Fringe Theatre Adventures at 780-448-9016. See the full line-up of shows here.

We hope you’ll be able to take advantage of this opportunity and look forward to seeing you at the festival!