Interpreter Training in Theatre

A workshop for ASL Interpreters to increase skill in interpreting for live theatre performances which took place in May of 2019.


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Who: This workshop is intended for ASL Interpreters who will be hired professionally to interpret theatre performances. 

Location: The Refinery Arts and Spirit Centre, 609 Dufferin Ave, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Cost: This workshop is offered free of charge thanks to Canada Council for the Arts. 


May 24th (10am – 5pm) Production Needs and Script Comprehension

May 25th (10am – 5pm) Analysis and Translation

May 26th (10am – 5pm) Interpretation

Contact: Heather Morrison, Sum Theatre Artistic Producer: sumtheatreinthepark[at]

Presenters:  NICA (Network of Interpreters, Consultants and Advocates): Brian Dooley, Thurga Kanagasekarampillai, Nicole Sander and Connor Yuzwenko-Martin, and Chris Dodd, Artistic Director of SOUND OFF: A Deaf Theatre Festival

Additional Details: Lunch, Coffee and Snacks will be provided on all three days.

(After registering, please contact sumtheatreinthepark[at] with any dietary restrictions.)


We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien.