April 30, 2022

Ask the Curator

Behind the Scenes of the Festival


A digital Q&A event with the curator of CoMotion, Alex Bulmer.

CoMotion Curator Alex Bulmer

Alex Bulmer, Photo by Brian Medina


Celebrate CoMotion Festival with Alex Bulmer, artist and comedian Ophira Calof and special guest. Bring your questions, join a trivia game, and enjoy a closer look at our inaugural CoMotion Festival! 

About Alex Bulmer

Named one of the most influential disabled artists by Power Magazine, award-winning blind writer, director, actor and dramaturge Alex Bulmer has worked internationally in theatre, film, radio and performance art for 30 years. She has worked with numerous organizations including the BBC, CBC, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, the National Theatre of England, Nightwood Theatre and the National Arts Centre of Canada. She wrote the stage play SMUDGE, which earned Dora and Chalmers nominations for Best New Play and was Time Out’s Critics’ Choice during its UK premiere. 

About Ophira Calof

Ophira Calof (she/they) is a multi-award-winning disabled writer, performer and producer. Their work weaves together music, comedy and storytelling, centering disability and chronic illness experience. They co-created the sketch comedy revue Generally Hospital (Canadian Comedy Award Nominee, Patron’s Pick and the David Seguin Memorial Award) and her solo show, Literally Titanium, was developed through the Buddies in Bad Times Emerging Creator’s Unit before premiering at the 2020 Next Stage Theatre Festival. Calof also works as a curator, consultant and keynote speaker with projects including, COVID-19 through a Disability Lens: Storytelling and Filmmaking Project, Dis/Play in partnership with ArtWorxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art 2021—2022 and AccessCBC. They graduated from Second City’s Writing and Sketch Conservatory programs and were featured in the Second City 2018 Toronto Diversity Fellowship Showcase. They also are the 2018 recipient of the Tim Sims Encouragement Award. 

Accessibility Information

ASL Interpretation will be provided for this event. 

Dates & Times

April 30
60 mins


Zoom details will be emailed to participants.

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