The Frank Theatre
Telling it Bent 2023 (Submissions Closed)
Telling It Bent is the frank theatre’s writing workshop for queer, trans, Two Spirit, and questioning BC youth, ages 14 to 25. The program provides emerging writers with the opportunity to gain skills, meet other young queer creatives, and explore different styles of writing; all through a decolonial framework. Telling It Bent 2023 focuses on playwriting, poetry and includes an eclectic array of Guest Speakers that come from different creation backgrounds and artistic practices. The program will culminate in a Final Showcase.
Queering the stage since 1996
The 2022 LGBTQ (HYBRID) theatre is here. Listen, watch and gather with the Frank Theatre Company.
Message from Facilitator, K.P. Dennnis
K.P Dennis is a Black, non-binary, inter-disciplinary artist, director, producer, and dramaturg based on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. They were the 2016 Youth Poet Laureate of Victoria, the 2017 recipient of the VACCS Community recognition Award, and in 2020 they received the Witness Legacy Award for Social Purpose and Responsibility Through Art. Recent credits include Assistant Director on Kinky Boots at the Arts Club Theatre, and Playwright of Cavities for 21 Black Futures produced by Obsidian Theatre and CBC Gem. Their work explores future building through a queer afro-surrealist lens, using magic and fantasy to explore what we will have to do and who we have to become, to liberate our futures.
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