The Key of She at the Carrot

By donation at the door Head over to the neighbourhood’s coziest cafe and enjoy our six singer-songwriters as they share their inspiring talents over two days in our festival song circle. SATURDAY, MARCH 16 | 1:00 – 3:00PM Lana Gilday Lana Gilday is a mother and musician. For 15 years she has worked as a palliative care nurse, and weaves these … Read More

Volunteer at the SkirtsAfire Casino Fundraiser

Volunteer with SkirtsAfire! SkirtsAfire Festival seeks volunteers for a variety of positions during our Casino Fundraiser on September 2 & 3, 2018 at Century Casino. Your support will help ensure we have the funds to continue to create a platform for women in the arts, and helps us grow bigger and better with every festival! Must be 18+ years old. New … Read More

Call for Artists

SKIRTSAFIRE | March 2-12, 2023 | “Adaptation” Be a part of SkirtsAfire 2023! We’re calling artists of all kinds to submit for several events in our 10 day festival. Apply Now! SkirtsAfire is a growing theatre and multidisciplinary arts festival that features the work of women in conjunction with International Women’s Day, March 2-12, 2023. We produce and present passionate, … 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 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!