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Art is the voice, spirit and conscience of every community and is a vital tool for community reflection, dialogue and pride. Through Gay City Arts, Gay City collaborates with local LGBTQ artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBTQ artists and works, and facilitate artistic excellence that is accessible. 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, literary and visual arts.

Gay City Arts presents Sweet T

Feb 9-12 & 16-19
General Admission $15-$20 / Students & Seniors $12

Sweet T: The Physical Album, created by Dani Tirrell and Jhon Stronks is a discovery, a ceremony in how we live and protest in/with our queer bodies. Through dance, song and spoken text Dani and Jhon will explore Race, Gender and Queer Performance Practice/Protest.

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Gay City Arts presents How I Learned to Be A Particular Kind of Lady

March 16-19 & 23-26
General Admission $15-$20 / Students & Seniors $12

An intimate inversion of the one-person show, this film explores The Lady B's journey in claiming and celebrating Black Trans-Fem identity as positioned in Seattle, WA. Intersecting with the roots of cross-cultural lineage, embodied activism, burlesque, performance art, spoken word poetry, modern dance, and the sacred art of twerking for social justice.

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Sep 2016 - May 2017

Every day we face boundaries. We’re told we don’t belong because of the way we look, the way we act, or the way we sound. We’re told who we’re allowed to love and who we’re allowed to be. But we’re so much more than the constraints society smothers us with. We’re big, we’re bold, and we’re free. We’re UNCONTAINED.

Gay City Arts proudly presents our 4th performing arts season, UNCONTAINED. Gay City Arts Season Four runs from September 2016 through May 2017, and features some of the best of Seattle’s queer performing arts, including comedy, music, theater, and burlesque!

Feb 9-12 & 16-19
Sweet T: The Physical Album
Race, Gender and Queer Performance Practice/Protest / Dani Tirrell and Jhon Stronks

Mar 9-13 & 16-19
How I Learned To Be A Particular Kind of Lady
A One-Performer Show / The Lady B

April 13-16 & 20-23
Deep Space Lez
Comedic Lesbian Theater / ilvs strauss

May 11-14 & 18-21
Rising Up: A Queer Social Justice Musical
Rock Opera / Ebo Barton

Gay City Arts Sponsors