Fresh Meat Festival 2019


Thursday-Saturday June 20-22, 2019
*ASL interpretation provided on 6/21 & 6/22 *
* Gala Performance & Reception Sat June 22*

All shows at 8pm

Z Space
450 Florida Street (between 17th Street and Mariposa, San Francisco) [Map]

$15+ sliding scale


FRIDAY and SATURDAY: ASL interpretation with Pilar Marsh — let us know you’re coming!
SATURDAY: GALA Performance & Reception!
ALL NIGHTS: Post-show receptions every night with DJ Frida Ibarra, go-go dancers, photo booth, drinks & dancing!

Award-winning queer disabled dance pioneers, gender-bending dance-theater, trans comedy and more hit the stage at the 2019 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance — the nation’s most celebrated trans & queer performance festival (June 20-22 at Z Space, SF). Advance tickets are recommended for this very popular event.

The 18th annual FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL features edgy, exquisite, extraordinary dance, theater and live music … and a cornucopia of regional and world premieres! These award-winning artists are offer loving, bold, beautiful artistry in creative defiance and joy.

Artistic Director Sean Dorsey curated this year’s special lineup and says, “The 2019 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is a loving declaration that trans and queer people of color, disabled queers, Black trans artists, elders, and gender-non-conforming artists are BRILLIANT and wise. These artists light the way through the mire of hatred and attacks on our communities, and show us the way to a glorious future where all of us can love and live as our full authentic selves.”

Stay Tuned for the Line Up!


The FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is a proud part of the 2019 National Queer Arts Festival! Read more about the Queer Cultural Center’s National Queer Arts Festival here….