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  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.

We’re currently revamping our Festival, and will be putting out a more detailed call for applications in January, 2018.

In the meantime, you could let us know of your interest, by sending us a short email with the following info to mitch@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):

Questions? Mitch Miyagawa, Program Director – mitch@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