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“What Occurred To You?”: Puppet Present With Disabled Puppet Characters Comes To Toronto


The What Happened to You? graphic, featuring a sky blue background with white clouds. In the centre is a yellow donation bin. At the top of the donation bin are the words

If you happen to stay in or close to Toronto, prepare to observe a puppet present like no different! What Occurred to You? is a brand new, heart-warming piece of puppet theatre for youngsters and their households. Created semi-autobiographically, puppet designer Nikki Charlesworth challenges the basic legal guidelines of conventional puppetry by making puppets that mirror her personal incapacity, and strikes as she strikes. What Occurred to You? additionally options inventive use of audio description, embedded into the unique rating, and built-in American Signal Language by a Deaf actor, which introduces kids to enhanced entry. What Occurred to You? will likely be introduced as a relaxed efficiency; home lights will stay on at a low stage and viewers members will have the ability to enter and exit the theatre as they want.

Initially carried out within the UK, this present is coming to Toronto this summer time. What Occurred to You? will make its Toronto debut at Tarragon Theatre on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21 at 2:00PM.

Earlier than the present, What Occurred to You?’s director and designer, Nikki Charlesworth, will likely be internet hosting a complimentary puppet-making workshop which begins at 12:30 PM. Throughout this 45 minute workshop, contributors will study primary puppetry and create their very own puppet utilizing discovered supplies, and could have the chance to fulfill the forged and puppets from What Occurred to You? up shut!

Offered by The Incapacity Collective, What Occurred to You? is produced with help from Arts Council England, Roseneath Theatre, Tarragon Theatre, Navigator, Re•Imaginative and prescient: The Centre for Artwork and Social Justice, and PrintPop.

What Occurred to You?
August 20 & 21, 2022, 2:00PM
Tarragon Theatre
30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

Tickets are pay what you may.
Tickets can be found on-line at thedisabilitycollective.com or by telephone at 416-531-1827.

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