An Open Letter to The Jessies

Here at the frank, we have mixed feelings about awards and how they relate to art; that said, we believe that validation and recognition should be reflective of the actual city and community in which we live. Therefore the frank is fully in support of making our local theatre awards a more inclusive and embracing system … [Read more…]

Announcing our Breakthrough 2015/16 Season

the frank is excited to announce our biggest, most daring season yet! With four mainstage productions, a presentation and the continuation of Telling it Bent, the 2015/16 season promises work that will be some of the edgiest, most diverse, and most transformative theatre in the city. “It’s truly a ‘breakthrough’ season for us,” says Artistic Producer Chris … [Read more…]

Our Artistic Producer’s Presentation to City Council

Below is the complete text of frank Artistic Producer Chris Gatchalian’s presentation to the Standing Committee on City Finances and Services in City Hall, December 17, 2014: My name is Chris Gatchalian and I’m the Artistic Producer of the frank theatre company, Vancouver’s professional LGBTTQ theatre company. I’m very pleased to be here today to … [Read more…]