Call for Peep Show

SkirtsAfire 2018 Call for Peep Show! SkirtsAfire along with Alberta Playwrights’ Network are now accepting submissions for the sixth annual Peep Show!, a tease of new plays to be presented at SkirtsAfire Festival, taking place March 8-11, 2018 in Edmonton. SkirtsAfire Festival values diversity in the women we represent and therefore welcomes submissions from women artists from all diverse backgrounds including trans women, … Read More

Call for Board Members & Committee Members

Looking to help make a difference in increasing the number of women in the arts? Consider joining the Board of Directors or a Committee of SkirtsAfire! A local Non Profit, Charitable Organization group established in 2012, we showcase, empower and support women in the arts. With our yearly programming, we create a platform for women and non-binary artists to share … 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

SkirtsAfire 2016 Schedule

Feel the heat! We have an action packed lineup of fierce female talent taking over 118 Avenue March 10 – 13, 2016. Plan your festival experience now. All events by donation. Stay tuned – our interactive schedule will be online soon!

SkirtOberfest 2015 – Thank you!

What a fantastic night! The Mercury Room was the perfect venue for Skirtoberfest. The room was alive with laughter, music and conversation. We had more than 110 people out to celebrate. The tacos were a real hit, and the tequila flowed all night. The Yana Loo trio were so fabulous to listen to, and Kimberley MacGregor rocked the house and gained … Read More