Annual General Meeting 2021

Alexandra Lainfiesta in Be-Longing


September 16th from 7pm-8pm PST via Zoom.


To our community,

It is that time of year again, one of our favorite events of the season, the frank theatre’s Annual General Meeting.

As our we enter the end of 2021 and move into 2022, the board of directors are honored to invite you, along with your friends and family to our AGM.

This is not your average AGM. This is going to be a celebration of the incredible season that we had in 2021 as well as letting you all know about what we have in store for 2022! You’ll also get to mingle virtually with the board and our incredible team.

We encourage you to dress in your finest and fanciest attire! And also, being that this will be virtual we won’t be able to provide you refreshments, but we did want to provide you some delicious recipes for some of our favorite cocktails and mocktails for your drinking delight.

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Artistic Producer Anais West, 2019/2020 season artists Shanique Kelly, C.S. Fergusson-Vaux, Jonathan Giang Nguyen, Quanah Style, and Artistic and Executive Director Fay Nass. Photo by Emily Cooper

Job Posting: Operations Manager

Come Make Queer Theatre With Us!

The frank theatre company is seeking an Operations Manager to collaborate with our Artistic & Executive Director and Artistic Producer, as we facilitate the development, production and presentation of innovative queer performance.

Application Deadline

July 2nd, 2021

Job Description

The Operations Manager’s responsibilities include financial and administrative management, coordinating the development of strategic planning and policy making, reporting and organizing, and grant support.

We are looking for a passionate individual who enjoys learning, exchanging and growing. We believe complex conversations can be transformative. We are seeking a collaborator who appreciates nuance and believes in empathy.

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Mother Tongues – Community Workshop Conversation

Call for LGBTQ2S+ Participants with English as as Additional Language (EAL)*

WHEN: April 21st and 23rd 2021
2 four-hour sessions, with breaks.
Times to be determined.
WHERE: Online, over Zoom
COMPENSATION: $240 honorarium
Live Closed Captioning will be provided

Deadline to submit: April 12, 2021

*We highly encourage applications from queer immigrants and newcomers who feel the burden of language when it comes to queerness and expression.

We are looking to connect, converse and share stories with LGBTQ2S+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Pansexual, Trans, Non-binary, Queer, Questioning and Two Spirit) community members whose native language is not English, who have learned it as an additional language.

With facilitation by Jen Sungshine, we will provide a safe space for community members to reflect on their lived experiences as multi-lingual queer people. How has language shaped who we are? How does English succeed or fail to express our feelings, our gender, or our sexuality? What barriers have we faced due to having English as an additional language?

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Be-Longing: A Collaborative, Digital, Musical Performance

Be-Longing Official Trailer from Chimerik on Vimeo.

Created by Fay Nass, Meghna Haldar & Sammy Chien
A Partnership with CHIMERIK 似不像

1:02:07 | 2020 | Canada | English, Spanish, Arabic & Cantonese

Vancouver Premiere: December 16th – 20th, 2020

With Closed Captioning

Be-Longing is a digital theatrical performance incorporating ancient and contemporary lyrics, devised performance, movement and interdisciplinary media about the nature of queer desire, exile, mourning and migration in diaspora. A collaboration between three Canadian artists from Taiwan, Iran and India, Be-Longing is an innovative and elegiac ode to home during a time of contagion.

Content Warning: Dialogue about racism and homophobic and transphobic violence.

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