2020 Performer Application (Virtual Events)
The VPS is accepting expressions of interest from local artists who would like to perform as a part of the VPS 2020 digital Pride season
We are seeking a variety of talent, including but not limited to:
Interactive (artists that run virtual workshops)
Spoken word / Poetry
Comedians / Comedy sketches
Performers and entertainers
Hosts / Emcees
Bands / Acoustic performances
Digital Animation / Short film
Children's performers / Family orientated performers
Artists are encouraged to complete this form and forward any questions to
Please select the way(s) that you are available to perform:
Creating a pre-recorded video
Live-streaming with the VPS
Broadcasting from a studio in Vancouver provided by the VPS (VPS is not able to provide compensation for travel)
Band (2 or more individuals)
Musician (1 individual)
Singer (1 individual))
Stand up/comedy set
Please share at least 2 samples of your work by copying the links below. One must be a current example of how you can perform virtually. If you cannot provide links, please share using Google Drive. Alternatively, you can email videos to
Which of the following do you have available in your home/performance space? Note that "computer" means laptop or desktop, not a phone, tablet or ipad.
Computer capable of hosting a high quality live stream
Computer - I don't know if my computer is capable of hosting a high quality live stream
Computer - not capable of hosting a quality live stream, or no access to computer
Ipad (or other video recording device)
Ethernet connection (your computer is physically connected to your modem through an ethernet cable)
Microphone (built into my computer)
Camera (built into my computer)
Musical instruments necessary for my performance (if applicable)
Adequate space for performing
Software or ability to edit pre-recorded footage
What kind of support do you need in order to create a virtual performance? This may include any of the items listed above.
For live streamed performances that require more than one artist to be present, will all performers be live-streaming from the same physical location?
Yes, our act can safely perform together from one location
No, our members will perform remotely from each other
Number of individuals in your act:
ARTIST CONTACT INFO & BIO
Full mailing address
Performer's current city of residence
Performer bio (max. 250 words)
The following questions assist us with our end of season reporting and are optional.
Does at least one of the performers identify as LGBTQAI2S+? If not, please speak to how your performance recognizes and celebrates queer communities.
Does at least one of the performers speak French, and are they willing to be interviewed by Francophone media?
Does at least one of the performers identify as First Nations or as having First Nations Heritage?
Please describe your act/performance in detail:
Please describe your intended audience:
Have you performed at Vancouver Pride Events in the past?
If yes, when was your last performance with us and what event(s) did you perform at?
The Vancouver Pride Society is a non profit organization and offers performer honorariums to reflect that status. As a performer with an interest in Digital Pride, what is the anticipated compensation for your services?
If the VPS is unable to meet your above request, would you be open to discussing compensation?
Please add any additional information that you feel relevant to your application below:
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