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Leaping Thespians is an award winning woman's theatre group bringing stories of lesbians' lives to anyone who will watch. The company debuted in Nelson in the 1980's, and now resides in Vancouver BC, Canada. We started Leaping Thespians because we have to create the plays we want to see, since lesbians need entertainment too. We like to produce original work and nurture emerging talents on stage and behind the scenes. Find out about our productions, or how to get involved.


CURRENT EVENTS


Butch And Femme Fashion Show

Back by popular demand! This fashion show celebrates 100 years of lesbian fashion, with a night of music, comedy, dance, and community.

Wednesday July 2nd &
Thursday July 3rd, 2014
Heaven's Door
1216 Bute Street
Vancouver BC

More about the show
Tickets



Butch And Femme Fashion Show


 



Dyke Vancouver Calendar


This calendar promotes the lifestyles, talents and businesses of lesbians in Vancouver, Canada. It is also a fundraiser for our theatre group, ensuring the continuance of lesbian theatre in our city. DO YOU WANT TO BE IN THE 2015 CALENDAR?
Find out how.
2014 Dyke Vancouver Calendar
RECENT EVENTS

Spring Fling Cabaret

The Spring Fling Cabaret, presented by ¿Por Qué No? Productions and the Leaping Thespians, is a night brimming with performances of original sketch comedy, live music, burlesque, drag kings, and stand-up comedy.  The cherry on top of the evening is dancing to a mind-blowing live set by Vancouver’s hottest dj - DJ SHE!   

This once in a lifetime event promises to be a magical evening celebrating community through creativity and talent.
More about the show.

Friday April 4th, 2014
Wise Hall
1882 Adanac Street


Spring Fling Poster
 



A Christmas Carol In Gay Apparel



Our original production is back by popular demand for another jolly and gay holiday season!

With lots of holiday cheer to get you in the spirit, and with our troupe re-cast as new characters, this play is not too be missed!


Playing December 3 - 7, 2013 @ 8pm, and also December 7 matinee @ 4pm, at the new Cultural LAB Theatre at the Cultch.

More about this play

 

Christmas Carol In Gay Apparel Poster
 


The Troll And The Three Lesbians Gruff


Our original production, written by Karen White, was in the Fringe Festival!
Sept 5-8th & 10-14th, 2013

Troll and her sidekick Toady are at peace in their grungy home under the bridge until first one, then two, then three gruff lesbians are able to go through the spell, cross the bridge and spark a revolt. But what might Troll's destiny be in the Horse Race of Fate with a village of lesbians?
More about the show.






www.vancouverfringe.com
Troll and the Three Lesbians Gruff poster
The trailer of our Fringe show: 


 


Women4Women


Kiri McGuire, Jingo, Piper, & Nina De Lucca performed our original production Women4Women at the Railway Club, June 11 & 13, 2013.
 
Man Up


Kiri McGuire, Jingo, Piper, Karen White & Leigh Burrows performed a drag king routine to Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis' famous song, "Thrift Shop" at Man UP Saturday May 25th
, 2013




We'd like to thank the following for their continued support of our group

Laura Stein Mortgage Broker Business Card
Laura Stein
Mortgage Consultant www.mortgagecents.ca
604-628-3785

Linda Duncan Registered Massage Therapist Business Card
Linda Duncan
Registered Massage Therapist
www.LindaDuncanRMT.com
604-630-0101
Jessica Smith Real Estate Agent Business Card
Jessica Smith
Real Estate Agent
www.jsmithhomes.com
778-227-9666


Inital Print Business Card
www.initialprint.com




Little Sisters Bookstore

www.littlesisters.ca

Bone Rattle Music
www.bonerattle.com