Fresh Meat Festival 2020

OF TRANSGENDER AND QUEER PERFORMANCE!

June 18-27, 2020

ONLINE & FREE & 

 

 

reFRESH Program #1 – Thurs June 18
(featuring past festival artists)

reFRESH Program #2 – Fri June 19
(featuring past festival artists)

reFRESH Program #3 – Sat June 20
(featuring past festival artists)

reFRESH Program #4 and #5
available for viewing June 18-27!
(featuring 2019 festival artists)

Fresh Meat Productions announces our 19th annual Festival! This year we are moving our entire festival ONLINE – and tickets are FREE!

During this time of resistance, pride and rebellion, we are thrilled to bring the revolutionary work of these trans and queer artists into your home and hearts. 

Join us for FIVE online programs of exquisite, inspiring dance, theater and live music – featuring 31 artists performing jaw-dropping vogue, gender-bending boy bands, transgender opera, sizzling hip-hop, gay ballroom stars, queer bomba dance & music, wordsmith poets, disabled dance pioneers, gravity-defying trapeze and MORE!

We’re offering FIVE programs featuring performance highlights from our previous festivals … check out all five #reFRESH Programs (read below for artist lineup)! Each program features gorgeous, loving, bold, beautiful artistry brimming with innovation, resilience and joy. And this year, we’ve expanded our festival to run June 18-27.

All programs will be viewable on Vimeo, with Closed Captions for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing audiences.


All programs are FREE – but we will be accepting optional donations: 100% of donations will go to TGI Justice Project (Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project).

You must register in advance to watch these programs!

2020 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL - ARTIST LINEUP

Featuring highlighted past performances at our festivals!
(All programs are Closed-Captioned)

reFRESH Program #1
THURSDAY, JUNE 18 only

⚡kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble
(with Dena Stanley, Mother of the House of Mizrahi)
⚡Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu
⚡Amir Rabiyah
⚡Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
⚡StormMiguel Florez
⚡Sean Dorsey Dance
⚡Star Amerasu
⚡Blackberri
⚡Toby MacNutt
⚡House of Amor
(formerly House of Energi)

reFRESH Program #2
FRIDAY, JUNE 19 only

⚡Maikaze Daiko (with guest artists RayRay Ebora and Kristy Oshiro)
⚡Jahaira & Angelica
⚡AXIS Dance Company
⚡Elena Rose
⚡Embodiment Project
⚡Shawna Virago
⚡Toby MacNutt
⚡Tajah J
⚡Cohdi Harrell
⚡Mind Over Matter

reFRESH Program #3
SATURDAY, JUNE 20 only

⚡Jahaira & Angelica
⚡Devi Peacock
⚡Breanna Sinclaire
⚡Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
⚡Shawna Virago
⚡Sean Dorsey Dance
⚡The Singing Bois
⚡The Barbary Coast Cloggers
⚡Tajah J
⚡AXIS Dance Company
⚡Elena Rose
⚡Taller Bombalele

reFRESH Program #4

(feautring 2019 festival artists)

available for viewing
June 18-27

⚡Jahaira & Angelica
⚡J Mase III & Randy Ford
⚡Star Amerasu
⚡The Singing Bois
⚡Sean Dorsey Dance
⚡Javier Stell-Fresquez & Ivy Monteiro
⚡New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus

reFRESH Program #5

(feautring 2019 festival artists)

available for viewing
June 18-27

⚡Gay Asian and Pacific Islander Men’s Chorus
⚡Lottie Riot
⚡AXIS Dance Company
⚡Shawna Virago
⚡Antoine Hunter
⚡Tajah J
⚡kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble (with Dena Stanley, Mother of the House of Mizrahi)

And because no FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is complete without our popular door prizes and post-performance lobby parties, you can still
– enter to win a door prize when you watch the festival online!
– enjoy a special #reFRESH music mix by DJ La Frida on SoundCloud before or after you watch a festival program! (Link will be sent with Vimeo link day of program)

THE 2020 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL features performances by:

Amir Rabiyah, Antoine Hunter, AXIS Dance Company, Blackberri, Breanna Sinclaire, Cohdi Harrell, Devi Peacock, Elena Rose, Embodiment Project, Gay Asian and Pacific Islander Men’s Chorus, House of Amor (formerly House of Energi), J Mase III & Randy Ford, Jahaira & Angelica, Javier Stell-Fresquez & Ivy Monteiro, kNOwSHADE Vogue Ensemble (with Dena Stanley, Mother of the House of Mizrahi), Lottie Riot, Maikaze Daiko (with guest artists RayRay Ebora and Kristy Oshiro), Mind Over Matter, Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu, New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus, Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma, Sean Dorsey Dance, Shawna Virago, Star Amerasu, StormMiguel Florez, Tajah J, Taller Bombalele, The Barbary Coast Cloggers, The Singing Bois, Toby MacNutt, emcee Annalise Ophelian, and House DJ — DJ La Frida!

FAQ'S - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. How do I register for tickets?

  • Click here to register for free tickets via Eventbrite.
  • Make sure you’ve read through each program to decide which to get tickets for!
  • Once on the Eventbrite page, click on the green “register” button.
  • Choose the program(s) you want free tickets for.
  • You will be able to get tickets for multiple programs, but you can only get tickets for yourself (1 ticket per program). This helps us know how many folks are attending our online festival!

NEED SUPPORT GETTING TICKETS? Email us at production@freshmeatproductions.org

 

2. How does the online FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL work?

  • Once you’ve registered for the program(s) you selected, we’ll immediately send you a confirmation email so you know your tickets are all set up.
  • When the time comes, we will email you a link to the program (see below for info on when videos will become available to you).
  • Each program will be viewable as an online Closed-Captioned video on Vimeo.

 

3. What time can I watch these reFRESH Programs?

  • Programs #1, #2, and #3 are each viewable for ONE DAY ONLY:
    • On the morning of these programs, we’ll email you a link — all you have to do is open your email and CLICK the link to watch the video!
    • You can watch the program first thing that morning in your pajamas, in the middle of the afternoon, or… Wanna get in the #FreshMeatFest mood? Start watching at 8pm with us!
  • Programs #4 and #5 are available for viewing anytime from June 18 through June 27:
    • We will email you a link — all you have to do is open your email and CLICK the link to watch the video at ANY time between June 18 and June 27.
    • You can watch the program any time of day: first thing that morning in your pajamas, in the middle of the afternoon, or in the evening!

ACCESS INFORMATION

NO ID NEEDED

No identification or “legal identification” is ever needed to book tickets to our events!

DEAF & HARD-OF-HEARING AUDIENCES

Our 2020 FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL programs will all be viewable on Vimeo, and ALL programs will be entirely Closed-Captioned for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing audiences. (At our in-person / live festival performances, we additionally provide ASL interpretation!)

 

 

FREE ONLINE FESTIVAL

Fresh Meat Productions will present the first-ever all-online FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL this year! Moving completely online allows us to support community safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, AND to include as many people as possible, such as those who can’t attend in-person or are located internationally.

And this year’s festival is FREE of charge! We will be accepting optional donations: 100% of donations will go to TGI Justice Project (Transgender Gender-Variant & Intersex Justice Project).