Thurga Kanagasekarampillai

Thurga Kanagasekarampillai headshot


Thurga Kanagasekarampillai is Tamil Deaf Non-Binary Queer Femme artist. She has worked as Deaf Interpreter and ASL performer with Cahoots Theatre for The Enchanted Loom (2016); Red Dress Production for Drift Seeds (2017) as ASL performer; Million Billion Pieces (YPT 2019); The Holy Gasp (July 2020); Speculation (2018, 2019, 2021). She is also an actress and was in The Tempest at Citadel Theatre as Miranda in Edmonton in April – May 2019. She is the one of three founders of Deafies’ Unique Time with Ali Saeedi, and Ralitsa Rodriguez. Deafies’ Unique Time – Eye So Twisted (Rhubarb Festival / Sound Off Festival 2019), Deafies Detective Agency (Sound Off Festival 2020) & Ministry of Mundane Mysteries with Outside the March (Sound Off Festival 2021.) She completed the 6 week of theatre work with Zuppa Theatre for At This Hour in Halifax, NS in November/December 2021.