Sissy Fit: A Queer Cabaret
Presented by Arts Commons
Curated and Hosted by: Brett Dahl
Wednesday June 24 and Thursday June 25, 2020
Engineered Air Theatre
Doors at 6:30pm
Performance at 8:00pm
Tickets are FREE, but each person MUST RSVP below.
General cabaret and regular seating, first-come first-served. Latecomers will only be seated at an appropriate break in the performance.
SISSY FIT /ˈsɪs.iˌ fɪt/ noun: a sudden outburst of uncontrolled queerness. A queer battle cry. Used in a sentence: They exploded into an extraordinary Sissy Fit when the UCP was voted into legislature.
Please note: There is NO automated confirmation email after you RSVP – once you’ve entered your name, you’re all registered. We’ll send a reminder email the week of the performance to remind you!
The performance is approx. 90 minutes in duration with one 15 minute intermission.
This venue is wheelchair accessible.
This performance is best suited for audiences 14 years and older due to mature content.
Gender neutral accessible washrooms are available in this venue. Gender specific accessible washrooms are available by speaking with our Front of House Staff.
This space is accepting of all-types of difference, and all attendees have a right to feel safe at Arts Commons regardless of age, ancestry, colour, family status, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental disability, physical disability, place of origin, race, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or source of income (Alberta Human Rights Act). To this end, Arts Commons will not tolerate abusive or discriminatory behaviour, please know that such behaviour is grounds for removal from the event. If you witness abusive or discriminatory behaviour please speak with a member of staff.
We regret that a relaxed performance, audio described performance, or audio-enhanced/subtitles are not available for this presentation. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or comments: email@example.com
Arts Commons recognizes the support of the Rosza Foundation as the Program Sponsor of Arts Commons Cabarets.
Please do not hesitate to call our box office with any questions or concerns regarding ticketing or accessibility: 403-294-9494.
To make planning your trip a bit easier, the most convenient parking can be found in the Arts Commons Parkade or across the street in the City Hall Parkade (attached by a +15 with an elevator). Arts Commons is also easily accessible by Calgary Transit (the C-Train is a block away) and the Centre City Cycle Track Network (there are bike racks out front of each entrance on 8th Ave SE).
Ideal for: Performances, presentations, lectures, weddings
Capacity: 185 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Cocktail reception 80 - dinner
Stage: Stage measures 11’ deep x 34’ wide
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: customizable theatre lighting, standard room set-up, private lobby, event planning support
Completed in 1994 the Engineered Air Theatre carries on the tradition of having a theatre located in its exact location for over 100 years, even incorporating rescued decorative elements from the old Empress Theatre into both its theatre and lobby design. In the summer of 2016, the Engineered Air had a face lift with the comfier chairs and updated décor.