Call for Artists

SKIRTSAFIRE FESTIVAL | March 8-11, 2018 | International Women SkirtsAfire Festival is a multidisciplinary arts festival that features the work of women and takes place on Alberta Avenue in conjunction with International Women’s Day, March 8-11, 2018. We produce and present passionate, provocative, moving and entertaining female driven performances, exhibits and workshops. As we head into our 6th year, we are … Read More

Call for Volunteers

Volunteer with SkirtsAfire! SkirtsAfire Festival seeks volunteers for a variety of positions during the run of our MainStage Play (March 1-11, 2018) and during the festival (March 8-11, 2018). Duties include ushers, box office attendants, attendee surveyors, bartenders and concession attendants. Volunteers will have the opportunity to get involved with their community and be a part of the SkirtsAfire family. Volunteers also receive … Read More

Call for Board Members

Looking to help make a difference in increasing the number of women in the arts? Consider joining the Board of Directors of SkirtsAfire Festival! A local Non Profit, Charitable Organization group established in 2012, we showcase, empower and support women in the arts. With our yearly SkirtsAfire Festival, we create a platform for female artists to share their work in a … Read More

SkirtsAfire 2016 Festival Launch

We had an incredible turn out at our Festival Launch on April 29, 2016. We shared sneak peeks from some of the very many talented acts you will see at this year’s festival. Be sure to plan your festival experience now – this year’s festival is not one to be missed! All photos care of Mat Simpson. Our amazing Skirt Design Competition … Read More

2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival Artist Profile: Bella Voce

The 4th annual SkirtsAfire herArts Festival is gearing up for another fantastic weekend of A-Line events, March 10-13, 2016 in the heart of Alberta Avenue (118 Ave). SkirtsAfire features the work of women in theatre, music, dance, visual art, comedy and spoken word. Artists and audience come together to share in these powerful, moving, insightful and entertaining performances, exhibitions and … Read More

2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival Artist Profile: The Secretaries

The 4th annual SkirtsAfire herArts Festival is gearing up for another fantastic weekend of A-Line events, March 10-13, 2016 in the heart of Alberta Avenue (118 Ave). SkirtsAfire features the work of women in theatre, music, dance, visual art, comedy and spoken word. Artists and audience come together to share in these powerful, moving, insightful and entertaining performances, exhibitions and … Read More

2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival Artist Profile: The Dirrty Show

The 4th annual SkirtsAfire herArts Festival is gearing up for another fantastic weekend of A-Line events, March 10-13, 2016 in the heart of Alberta Avenue (118 Ave). SkirtsAfire features the work of women in theatre, music, dance, visual art, comedy and spoken word. Artists and audience come together to share in these powerful, moving, insightful and entertaining performances, exhibitions and … Read More

2016 SkirtsAfire herArts Festival presents Gidion’s Knot

After a roaring success with its Canadian premiere at the 2016 Edmonton Fringe Festival, SkirtsAfire and Chorus Productions are proud to present Gidion’s Knot by American playwright Johnna Adams. The production will run March 3 – March 13, 2016 in the Black Box Theatre in the Alberta Avenue Community League (9210 118 Ave) and features Lianna Shannon and Amber Lewis … Read More