ENCORE | Auslan Stage Left

Welcome to Encore

by Ilana Gelbart in19.05.2015 in Articles

Hello and welcome to the Auslan Stage Left blog — Encore! Auslan Stage Left is an organisation dedicated to enabling and providing quality Auslan interpreted theatre, and provide training to interpreters, deaf consultants and productions in the area of theatre interpreting. As such, we have…

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Awakening Interpretation: Broadway Sets the Stage for Linguistic Equality [Street Leverage]

by Auslan Stage Left in14.06.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Stephanie Jo Kent on Street Leverage. Stephanie Jo Kent explores how Deaf West Theatre’s ground-breaking production of Spring Awakening cast a spotlight on the challenges and possibilities of sign language interpretation. StreetLeverage Note: Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening was invited to perform on the Tony…

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by Auslan Stage Left in04.04.2016 in Interviews

By Paul Heuston Paul: Welcome to Melbourne, Yvonne! What is ‘Falling in love with Frida’ all about? Yvonne: Falling in Love with Frida (‘Frida’) is an intimate and enticing performance exploring the life, loves and legacy of painter Frida Kahlo alongside that of creator Caroline…

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To attend or not to attend… that is the question

by Auslan Stage Left in01.03.2016 in Articles

By Christy Filipich I get asked to interpret a lot of theatre, and I attend a lot of interpreted theatre. I suspect those two things are linked. There are several reasons I attend interpreted performances and none are because I can claim it on tax…


Where’d I Park the TARDIS? The Pop-Culture Savvy Terp

by Auslan Stage Left in10.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by Kaitlyn Mielke on MRID.   Who Ya Gonna Call? To interpret effectively for Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers in the K-12 and postsecondary education systems, educational sign language interpreters should be savvy on popular culture issues and trends.Think of the…

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A Sign of Christmas

by Auslan Stage Left in03.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by K.I. White on Delaware State News.   FREDERICA — Angels delivered the first Christmas message.   Two millennia later, Bishop Peggy Johnson, of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, delivered her eighth sermon at Thursday’s annual Christmas Eve Candlelight and Communion Service at Barratt’s…

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Perils Of Being A Sign Language Interpreter In The PH

by Auslan Stage Left in03.01.2016 in Articles

This article was originally posted by John Paul Ecarma Maunes on Rappler.   The entire Filipino deaf community is mourning the untimely demise of veteran Filipino sign Language Interpreter Flordeliza Presnillo on April 8, 2015.   She battled breast cancer for nearly 5 years.  …

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Our Theatre Scrapbook: December 2015

by Auslan Stage Left in28.12.2015 in Our Theatre Scrapbook

2015 is coming to a close, and we are so grateful for every one who was involved in the nearly 200 shows that we took part in this year. Thank you to our interpreters, consultants, producers, theatre companies, and of course, AUDIENCE MEMBERS, who made…

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Our Theatre Scrapbook: November 2015

by Auslan Stage Left in14.12.2015 in Our Theatre Scrapbook

We’ve smashed out the shows this year, racking up nearly 200 shows and events we’ve been involved in this year!  But 2015 is not over yet, so see what we got up to in November below!   Friday November 6th Liveworks: Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster…

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