But Can I Pay My Rent Tho?!: Surviving as a TQPOC Artist

This workshop will make space for trans & queer artists of color to develop long-term strategies towards a life supported by their creative work.

Art Wall Reveal: Rhonda Warren

Rhonda Malcolm Jamal Warren will unveil an array of artwork in tribute to Black History Month and LGBTQ inspirations.

A Place to Gather

The Calamus Auditorium at Gay City is a premier organizing center and performance and exhibition space for Seattle’s queer arts community. The Calamus Auditorium is an intimate performance venue (maximum capacity 49), fully equipped with lighting, sound, and audio/visual equipment. Located in Seattle’s Pike/Pine corridor on Capitol Hill, the Calamus Auditorium is conveniently centered near downtown Seattle and the hub of Seattle’s most dynamic arts district.

Arts Season Schedule

 

April 1, April 8 | “But Can I Pay My Rent Tho?!: Surviving as a TQPOC Artist” by J Mase III  |  Get Tickets

May 10-11, 24-25 | “Dark At Dusk” by Nic Masangkay  |  Get Tickets
A multimedia show about a Filipinx Sick and Disabled, Queer and Trans Survivor

May 17-18 | “Butterfly: Una Transformación” by La Espiritista | Get Tickets
A book release celebrating the spiritual nature of queer transformation.

Jul. 25-28 | “A Certain Type of Brilliance” by Liz Cruz | Get Tickets

About Gay City Arts:

Art is the voice, spirit, and conscience of every community and is a vital tool for community reflection, dialogue, and pride. We collaborate with local LGBTQ artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBTQ artists and works, and facilitate accessible artistic excellence. Gay City Arts is committed to presenting challenging, dynamic, and excellent queer art across a wide range of disciplines, including theater, music, dance, film, spoken word, comedy, and literary and visual arts. Performance seasons run from September through May.

Upcoming season submissions occur every summer. To learn more, subscribe to the Arts Monthly Newsletter.

About the Calamus Auditorium:

The Calamus Auditorium at Gay City is a premier organizing center and performance and exhibition space for Seattle’s queer arts community. The Calamus Auditorium is an intimate performance venue (maximum capacity 49), fully equipped with lighting, sound, and audio/visual equipment. Located in Seattle’s Pike/Pine corridor on Capitol Hill, the Calamus Auditorium is conveniently centered near downtown Seattle and the hub of Seattle’s most dynamic arts district. The Calamus Auditorium is available for rent as a performance or event space.