Max Cameron Fearon (they/them) is a queer, non-binary, Mad, and multiply-disabled artist. They’re interested in interdisciplinary and collaborative storytelling, and in exploring relationships with ourselves, others, and larger power structures. Max recently interned in Artistic Directing with SummerWorks, training in programming, curation, and artistic leadership under the mentorship of Laura Nanni. Currently, they’re co-creating How the Wolf Says Goodnight (with collaborator River Oliveira), a multi-media piece on queer interpersonal relationship dynamics through the lens of folktales, psychoeducational performance lecture, and sound collages.
Furthermore, Max is committed to supporting artistic development and to amplifying emerging and underrepresented artists. They support new play development with Write from the Hip (Nightwood Theatre); connect youth on the margins with professional artistic mentorships (Project: Humanity); and facilitate intergenerational creation processes, in-person and online (Mixed Company Theatre & Sparkin’ Art). In recognition of their efforts to increase the visibility of and opportunities for 2SLGBTQ+ youth, Max was nominated for “Youth of the Year” at the 2020-2021 INSPIRE Awards.
Max is studying Arts & Entertainment Design at X University and holds a BA Hons. from the University of Toronto. They’ve trained with Nightwood, Volcano Theatre, TENT, Theatre Gargantua, and the Cyborg Circus Project.