Alberni Valley Fringe Theatre Festival

We’re back!  June 20,21,22 2014-applications are now ready -each app must be accompanied with a $50 non-refundable deposit made out to Art Matters Society and mailed to 3652 15 Avenue Port Alberni, BC V9Y 5C6

First come, first served-everyone gets in the Fringe-we accommodate you with a venue, a place to stay and a postering service to help you get the word out about your show.

Stage spaces are available in 30 minute, one hour and one and a half hour time slots. Our main venue is the beautiful Capitol Theatre provided by the Portal Players Dramatic Society. 9220 seats)

For the ’30 minutes’ ‘1 hour’ or ‘1 1/2 hours’ you strut and fret your time upon the stage we provide you with lights/sound and a tech.  We also do front of house-we do ask you bring your own backstage help for staging your show. You take 100% of the door.

Costs are $75 for a 30 minute show-you get a 30 minute tech with that

$225 for 2 one-hour shows and you get a one hour tech with that

$125 for a one hour show and you get a one hour tech with that

$300 for two 1 and one-half hour shows and you get a 1 1/2 hour tech.

$175 for a one and one half hour show with a 1 1/2 hour tech.

$75 for a one hour children’s time slot or any afternoon show for children.

These prices are all for our main stage Capitol Theatre-concession and lounge open  between shows

Our second venue seats 175 and only available on the Saturday, June 21-

show prices are $50 for 30 minutes

                             $75 for 60 minutes

-includes tech but lights and sound are basic and the stage is only 10 x 20 

Great venue for poets, singer/songwriters/children’s shows-Bavaria Centre

We will have a food court and refreshments at this venue. Time slots are available in-between showtimes at the Main Stage-so no conlficting times.

About Gwynne Hunt

I am a writer, activist, producer, director and creative performance artist. My new book Through My Lens is based on newspaper clippings going back to 1928; the stories in-between the clippings are about my mom Gunvor Berglund, my step-dad Ronald Robinson and my DNA father Harold Larsen. How did they come together to make me? Some of the research was shocking, some funny but it left me to define the parts of the story I did not know. a tribute to my three parents. My last book, Unlocking the Tin box is about my journey into trying to find our who I was, who my father was; a complicated con man and a carny. But he was more than that and the journey took me as far as doing DNA tests, digging through his old tin box and an examination of my own life. Published by Silver Bow Publishing, available from the Publisher, Amazon and the Author. Fifteen years ago, the book ‘Rampage; the pathology of an epidemic’ written by me was released at the International Celebration of Women in Abbotsford. The book is my personal journey over six years working on the book and the Memory March (a walk/vigil honouring over 4,000 missing and murdered women and children in Canada). It includes interviews with grassroots' workers she met. There are a lot of individual, concerned people who work to end violence against women. One of those women is Mary Billy, a writer and activist in Squamish. There are interviews, case stories and conversations with family member’s who have lost loved ones. The book is not about how we are going to end the violence but an examination of the problems, concerns and stereotypical thinking that keeps us trapped in a cycle of violence. Included are the names of 4,000 missing and murdered women and children that have been compiled for The List. Other books include bruises & bad haircuts (poetry) and Bob & Boo. (illustrated by my grandkids)
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