Alexa Fraser

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Alexa Fraser

Fat Joke - Community Outreach Facilitator

Alexa Fraser is a performer, director, designer, producer and facilitator who creates and lives on the unceded and occupied territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations colonially known as “Vancouver, British Columbia”. They are co-founder of theatrecorps, a design based contemporary theatre company with Matthew Winter. Alexa is a self-identified plus sized queer artist and proud performer, producer and historian within “Vancouver’s” burlesque and cabaret scenes. They are a graduate of Simon Fraser School for the Contemporary Arts, holding a BFA in Theatre Performance (2018). They are artistic director and founder of Juicy Gems, an all fat and plus sized cabaret collective, that was recently featured and became an award winning group at Fatlesque Northwest (Seattle, 2024). Recent theatre work includes: Divine Figures (Neworld Theatre, 2023), Blood Wedding: A Trans Fantasia (Angelica Schwatz, 2023), sᴜᴘᴇʀ ʜᴇᴀᴠʏ Pop III 𝕯𝖊𝖆𝖙𝖍꧂°¤𖦹,¸.•*☆ (Jarin Schexnider, 2023), Archive (The Darlings, 2023), Gestural Symphony No.1 (theatrecorps, 2022), Are You Watching? (Eve Middleton- Meyer, 2021), New Societies (Summerworks, In The Soil, Kick & Push, rEvolver, SFU SCA 2019-2023), Juicy Gems (2021), Richmond Maritime Festival Featured Storyteller (2020), The Democratic Set (Back to Back Theatre, PuSh Festival 2020), These Violent Delights (Cole Lewis, SummerWorks Festival, 2017).

Alexa’s other interests reside in researching and sharing “Vancouver” nightlife and sex work history, collecting vintage cabaret and playboy ephemera as well as watching the sun set on the Salish Sea/Fraser River in their former neighborhood in “Richmond, B.C”.

You can check out their technicolour world of wonder at alexanmfraser.com

Alexa Fraser

Fat Joke - Community Outreach Facilitator

Alexa Fraser is a performer, director, designer, producer and facilitator who creates and lives on the unceded and occupied territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations colonially known as “Vancouver, British Columbia”. They are co-founder of theatrecorps, a design based contemporary theatre company with Matthew Winter. Alexa is a self-identified plus sized queer artist and proud performer, producer and historian within “Vancouver’s” burlesque and cabaret scenes. They are a graduate of Simon Fraser School for the Contemporary Arts, holding a BFA in Theatre Performance (2018). They are artistic director and founder of Juicy Gems, an all fat and plus sized cabaret collective, that was recently featured and became an award winning group at Fatlesque Northwest (Seattle, 2024). Recent theatre work includes: Divine Figures (Neworld Theatre, 2023), Blood Wedding: A Trans Fantasia (Angelica Schwatz, 2023), sᴜᴘᴇʀ ʜᴇᴀᴠʏ Pop III 𝕯𝖊𝖆𝖙𝖍꧂°¤𖦹,¸.•*☆ (Jarin Schexnider, 2023), Archive (The Darlings, 2023), Gestural Symphony No.1 (theatrecorps, 2022), Are You Watching? (Eve Middleton- Meyer, 2021), New Societies (Summerworks, In The Soil, Kick & Push, rEvolver, SFU SCA 2019-2023), Juicy Gems (2021), Richmond Maritime Festival Featured Storyteller (2020), The Democratic Set (Back to Back Theatre, PuSh Festival 2020), These Violent Delights (Cole Lewis, SummerWorks Festival, 2017).

Alexa’s other interests reside in researching and sharing “Vancouver” nightlife and sex work history, collecting vintage cabaret and playboy ephemera as well as watching the sun set on the Salish Sea/Fraser River in their former neighborhood in “Richmond, B.C”.

You can check out their technicolour world of wonder at alexanmfraser.com