2018 Submissions

Tenth Annual Gabriola Theatre Festival
August 16-19, 2018

Bold. Inclusive. Innovative. Incredible Energy. Incredible Theatre.

Take the plunge on BC’s beautiful Gabriola Island

The ninth annual Gabriola Theatre Festival focuses on bold, innovative, full-length productions that inspire and entertain. Amidst the abundance of great theatre, local music, visual art and tantalizing food, the gulf island culture ensures a memorable and exciting event.

GTF offers an initial payment guarantee, as well as a percentage of ticket revenue, a portion of ferry travel coverage, free billeting for up to two nights, and free marketing.

Eight companies from around the world will be invited to attend with one performance each. If you would like to submit a work to be considered, please provide the following information and any other applicable details to alina@artsgabriola.ca

No. in cast:
No. in technical crew:
Basic technical or other requirements:
Production history (when and where):
Indicate whether your production includes strong language, nudity or adult themes:
Please include any other relevant information, including excerpts of reviews:
Contact Information (phone, email, website):

Deadline for submission: January 31, 2018

To submit or ask questions: Alina Cerminara – alina@artsgabriola.ca or 250-247-7409

Here’s what performers had to say about the Gabriola Theatre Festival:

“Thank you for such a wonderful experience at the Gabriola Festival! … Everyone was tremendous, and so was the audience!  … I’d love to be back.”
~Clayton Jevne, Falstaff, Theatre Inconnu

“We had a wonderful time on Gabriola and everyone was so welcoming and awesome … It was a really fantastic experience for us.”
~Jackie Blackmore, StraplessStrapless Comedy

“The audience response after our show … was overwhelmingly positive and grateful … My experience working with the festival organizers was very positive. Responses to my technical and logistical questions were prompt and helpful.”
~Chris Robson, Holmes and Watson Save the EmpireACE Productions

“It is such a positive, easygoing festival to be a part of.”
~Chelsea Haberlin, Mr. MarmaladeITSAZOO Productions

“It was a magical evening for all of us. And the island is beautiful … The audience was over the top!”­
~Cayla Brooke, Eva Cassidy: How Can I Keep From SingingSeabrooke Productions