Partners & Affiliated Organizations


The Access Activator Assembly was hosted by Tangled Art + Disability and British Council, in association with Inside Out Theatre and with the support of Canada Council for the Arts. The Access Activators themselves are not directly connected to the organizations. 


Tangled Art + Disability Logo

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. Tangled is a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Their mandate is to support Deaf, Mad and disability-identified artists, to cultivate Deaf, Mad and disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

Learn more about Tangled Art + Disability  


British Council Logo

Founded in 1934, the British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide.
They  are a global organisation with more than 190 offices in 110 countries and territories. We touch the lives of around 500 million people every year – almost a tenth of the world’s population.

Learn more about the British Council of Canada 

Canada Council for the Arts Logo

The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.

Inside Out Theatre Logo

Inside Out Theatre is a Deaf and disability theatre company in sunny Calgary, Alberta equally invested in artistic excellence, community development, and deepening our cultures’ accessibility. They offer community-based drama programs to Calgarians with disabilities that foster a love of theatre, the joy of community, and the rewards of self-expression. They work to improve theatre’s accessibility for audience members and to ensure their equity and dignity in attending performing  arts in Calgary.

Learn more about Inside Out Theatre

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Affiliated Organizations

There are other organizations involved in Relaxed Performance across Canada, from researching Relaxed Performance, sharing information on upcoming Relaxed Performances, and more: