Safer Space Policy
As an inclusive, innovative, and diverse festival, SkirtsAfire Society is committed to creating a healthy, harassment-free, safer space for everyone involved to work, create, and attend. We welcome all people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and abilities.
SkirtsAfire Society has developed a Policy and Procedures to prevent harassment and violence, and to quickly and effectively respond to any incidents that might occur.
This document will continue to evolve to meet the growing needs of our community. Please direct any questions or concerns to Brianne Jang, and we, or our third party partner, the Sexual Violence Advocacy and Accountability Network (SVAAN) will respond as quickly as we can.
SkirtsAfire acknowledges that systemic change needs to occur in order to dismantle the oppressive systems upon which theatre practice has been built upon in Edmonton and Canada. As an organization, SkirtsAfire came to life out of a desire to break the inequalities we recognized in theatre being born out of a patriarchal society and we have learned in our work to focus as well on inequalities faced through many intersections of race, culture, gender and ability. Read our full Anti-Oppression Statement below.