2019 festival passes

A screamin’ deal! 4 fabulous QAF shows for only $79 ($69 early-bird). The passholder can see up to 4 individual shows, take 3 friends to one show, or any combination in between. Price includes membership in the Pride in Art Society.

How do I buy a pass?

  • Online through our ticketing platform
  • At the festival when box office is open (usually an hour before show starts)

Early-bird passes for QAF 2019 rEvolution are now available on Eventbrite at $69 until May 1st. Tickets and regular passes will go on sale on May 2.


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.

Queer Songbook Orchestra

Fri Jun 28 | 7pm

Celebrated national chamber ensemble Queer Songbook Orchestra unearth the queer backstories and personal narratives inspired by musicof the past several generations. Weaving together stories told by local narrators with arrangements by Canada’s foremost composers.

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The Wide Open

Wed Jun 26 | 7pm | Media Art with Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival

The Wide Open, curated by Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning, continues from media art in community centres throughout Vancouver through their Trans, Gender Diverse, and Two-Spirit Inclusion team to the big screen. This media project puts LGBTQ2S+ narratives fearlessly out in the open with a focus on intersectionality.

Image credit: Lacie Kanerahtahsóhon Burning


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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Technical Knockouts

Sun Jun 23 | 7pm | Multidisciplinary Music 

Electronic music by DJ O Show with guests from QAF’s emerging artist program.


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.

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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Poly Queer Love Ballad

March 5 – 9 | 8 pm
March 9 & 10
| 2 pm

Co-produced by Queer Arts Festival 
Presented with the Frank Theatre and Zee Zee Theatre

A New Slam Poetry Musical By Anais West and Sara Vickruck 
Directed by Julie McIsaac 

After playing sold-out shows at the Vancouver Fringe Festival and winning multiple awards, Poly Queer Love Ballad returns to Vancouver.

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