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Fresh Meat Productions Presents:

2019 Fresh Meat FeStival

of Transgender and Queer Performance

June 20 - 22  at Z Space

The 2019 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL features edgy, exquisite, extraordinary dance, theater and live music … and a cornucopia of regional and world premieres! These award-winning artists offer gorgeous, loving, bold, beautiful artistry brimming with innovation, resilience and joy. Advance tickets are recommended for this popular event. 

Vogue superstars, Deaf dance pioneers, world champion bachata dancers, bad-ass trans-americana music, a queer retro boy band, a gender-defying choir and MORE hit the stage.

All performances will be ASL interpreted, and will be followed by our popular post-performance parties with DJ Frida Ibarra, photo booth, go-go dancers and refreshments!

ASL AND ACCESS INFO: all performances will be ASL interpreted; venue, bathrooms and front row seating are wheelchair accessible; scent-reduced seating area available; armless chairs available in front row; venue has all-gender bathrooms. See below for full Access Information including an email contact to send us questions and RSVPs.


PERFORMANCES BY:

African-American Deaf dance trailblazer Antoine Hunter 
Vogue superstars #kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble
Sublime harmonies by the GAPA Men’s Chorus 
Exquisite poetry + dance by J Mase III & Randy Ford 
Integrated/disabled dance pioneers AXIS Dance Company
Queer bachata champions Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina 
Cutting-edge performance artists Javier Stell-Fresquez & Ivy Monteiro 
Sidesplitting comedy-storytelling by Lottie Riot 
The groundbreaking and powerful New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus 
Trailblazing Trans/queer modern dance by Sean Dorsey Dance 
Folk-punk by the legendary Shawna Virago 
Multi-disciplinary music superstar Star Amerasu 
Gorgeous contemporary and R&B songs by Tajah J 
Queer retro quartet The Singing Bois 
PLUS: Emcee Annalise Ophelian, DJ Frida Ibarra + MORE!

 

THURS JUNE 20

(ASL interpretation provided)
Angelica & Jahaira
Antoine Hunter
AXIS Dance Company
#kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble Dancers
GAPA Choir
J Mase III & Randy Ford
Javier Stell-Fresquez & Ivy Monteiro
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Star Amerasu
The Singing Bois

FRI JUNE 21

(ASL interpretation provided)
Angelica & Jahaira
Antoine Hunter
#kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble Dancers
J Mase III & Randy Ford
Javier Stell-Fresquez & Ivy Monteiro
Lottie Riot
New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Star Amerasu
Tajah J

SAT JUNE 22

(ASL interpretation provided)
Angelica & Jahaira
Antoine Hunter
AXIS Dance Company
#kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble
Dancers
GAPA Choir
J Mase III & Randy Ford
Lottie Riot
New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Tajah J
The Singing Bois


ACCESS NOTES

GENERAL NOTES:
Legal identification (ID) is not required to purchase or pick up tickets. All restrooms are all-gender and wheelchair accessible.

MOBILITY ACCESS:
Z Space is a wheelchair accessible theater with a ramp into the building, and level rolling access within the theater. Seating is provided on floor level for people using wheelchairs and scooters, as well as anyone who cannot climb stairs (there are stairs starting at row 2 to the back of the theater). All tickets are general seating: accessible seating will always be made available upon request at the door — it’s very helpful if you can email us ahead of time to let us know what accommodations you need: please email us at least 3 days in advance: production@freshmeatproductions.org.

All bathrooms are wheelchair accessible and designated as all-gender.

ASL ACCESS:
All performances will be ASL interpreted by Pilar Marsh and Cathleen Riddley; reserved ASL seating will be available. It’s helpful if you can please let us know if you need ASL reserved seating: please email us production@freshmeatproductions.org.

FRAGRANCE AND MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES:
Although we cannot guarantee a completely scent free space, our goal is to make our events as fragrance-free as possible for the health and safety of performers, audience, staff, and volunteers with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS.)

* Scent-reduced seating will be available – It’s very helpful if you can email us ahead of time to let us know you need scent-reduced reserved seating: please email us at least 3 days in advance: production@freshmeatproductions.org.

* Bathroom products at Z Space will be fragrance free

If you have any other access requests or questions please email smf@freshmeatproductions.org.