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Fresh Meat Productions Presents:

2018 Fresh Meat FeStival

of Transgender and Queer Performance

June 14 - 16  on Z Space's Main Stage | 8 PM all nights

Transgender opera stars, North America’s same-sex ballroom champions, trans modern dance, queer bachata dance and more hit the stage at the 2018 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance. The FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is the only event of its kind in the US, and is celebrated for its world-class artistry and sold-out crowds. Presented by Fresh Meat Productions—artist bios & more info at www.freshmeatproductions.org.

FRIDAY: ASL interpretation (let us know you’re coming! production@freshmeatproductions.org)
SATURDAY: GALA Performance & Reception!
ALL NIGHTS: Post-show receptions every night with DJ Frida Ibarra, go-go dancers, photo booth, drinks & dancing!


PERFORMANCES BY:

Queer disabled dance superstars Alice Sheppard & Laurel Lawson 
Bay Area singer-songwriter legend Blackberri
Groundbreaking comedy-storytelling by Charlotte Tate
Trans mestiza wordsmith Elena Rose
Queer bachata by Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina
In Lak’ech bachata team Quisqueya
Same-Sex Ballroom champions Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Anthemic Americana singer-songwriter Shawna Virago
Trans/queer trailblazers Sean Dorsey Dance
Contemporary R&B and Soul by Tajah J
Bomba dance and music ensemble Taller Bombalele
Trans superhero rock opera The Red Shades
Queer, nonbinary-trans disabled dancer Toby MacNutt
… and emcee Annalise Ophelian!

 

THURS JUNE 14


Alice Sheppard
Blackberri
Charlotte Tate
Elena Rose
Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Taller Bombalele
Tajah J
The Red Shades rock opera
Toby MacNutt

emcee Annalise Opelian

FRI JUNE 15

(ASL interpretation provided)
Alice Sheppard & Laurel Lawson
Angelica Medina & Jahaira Fajardo
Charlotte Tate
Elena Rose
Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Tajah J
Taller Bombalele
The Red Shades rock opera
Toby MacNutt

emcee Annalise Opelian

SAT JUNE 16


Alice Sheppard & Laurel Lawson
In Lak’ech bachata Team Quisqueya
Charlotte Tate
Elena Rose
Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Tajah J
Taller Bombalele
Toby MacNutt

emcee Annalise Opelian


ACCESS NOTES

Z Space is a wheelchair accessible theater. Seating is provided on floor level for people using wheelchairs & scooters, as well as anyone who cannot climb stairs (there are stairs starting at row 2 to the back of the theater). Tickets are general seating: accessible seating will always be made available upon request at the door — it’s also super helpful if you’d like to RSVP ahead of time to production@freshmeatproductions.org.

Bathrooms are wheelchair accessible and will be welcoming to all genders.

Friday June 15 performance will be ASL interpreted; reserved ASL seating will be available. If you have questions or would like to request ASL reserved seating Friday, June 15, please email: production@freshmeatproductions.org.