Diaspora

Tue Jun 25 | 7pm | with The Frank Theatre |

An interactive project lead by The Frank Theatre Artistic Director Fay Nass that will work with up to 15 Vancouver LGBTQI+ community members, addressing their views and experiences of queer refugees or immigrants in Canada.


NOTE: Entry to all QAF events requires membership to the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are available for $2 online or $5 / $2 concession at the door (or included in passes). Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your new card.

Jesse – an ASL opera

Mon Jun 24 | 7pm | with re:Naissance Opera

JESSE – AN ASL OPERA is a workshop reading by Landon Krentz, Heather Molloy & Paula Weber resulting from a two-week experimental process that gathered Deaf and Hearing artists to explore how poetry, music, English and ASL intersect. Bi-cultural and bilingual, this experience reflects a creative process that was both riveting and uncomfortable.

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The Queen in Me

Fri Jun 21 & Sat Jun 22 | 7pm | Multidisciplinary Performance | 

Exploding operatic expectations, soprano Teiya Kasahara 笠原貞野 explores the constraints of conventional opera roles and their reliance on gender and sex stereotypes, combining Queen of the Night and other classic arias with original text.

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