Trix has been involved in the performing arts since 1980 when she won the role of Helen Keller in her freshman year of high-school. She participated in the summer program hosted by the National Theatre of the Deaf (NTD) and performed at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID). As a deaf poet and actress, her performances draw heavily on her life experiences.Trix’s one-woman show has been a long-standing success. Audiences are captivated by Trix’s sign artistry, sheer elegance and irresistible, smile-sparking humor. Trix’s performances and presentations always showcase her skills as an outstanding communicator. Trix’s main area of study has been in ASL Linguistics with a focus on ASL Performance. She is an approved sponsor for the Registry Interpreter for the Deaf (RID) Certificate Maintenance Program, and has developed a popular website, www.trixbruce.com. Whether writing, creating, improvising or starring in her many productions, Trix’s passion for the dramatic arts always shines through.
Really appreciate all the great questions!
- Which terms for levels of sign language should we use?
- Why is Professional Development so Important to ASL Interpreters?
- What are the various kinds of interpreter certifications?
- Can interpreters and Deaf people create synergy?
- Do my eyes loyally enhance my ASL? You be they do!
- Are all Deaf people the same?
- Why do we need to prepare interpreters for live interpreting?
- When sign language interpreting services are provided to customers of a company, or to consumers who use government services, is it possible for the customer/consumer to choose a specific, preferred interpreter?
- Is it appropriate to sign certain concepts even if young Deaf children might see them?
- Do I prefer on-site or webinar workshop sessions
- May 22, 2014: Keynote Speech for the 2014 graduating class at the Kentucky School for the Deaf
- April 15, 2016: Keynote Speech for Annual Award Disability Awards at University at Albany