Alex has been performing in the professional context since 2013, when they were a flute accompaniment to the Solidarity Notes Labour Choir at the age of 12. They began their solo performing career in 2019–and not even a global pandemic has managed to slow them down.
Event: Vancouver Pride 2021: Beyond the Binary
Collaborator: Vancouver International Film Festival
Notes: Performed onstage at a Vancouver Pride event alongside a roster of other nonbinary creatives. Accompanied by Suzuki QChord, doing a mix of covers and original songs.
Event: UBC Pride Picnic 2021
Collaborator: UBC Queer Coded
Notes: Performed alongside fellow singer-songwriter SIESKI for an event run by Queer Coded UBC, on-campus. Accompanied by Suzuki QChord, doing a mix of covers and original songs.
Event: UBC Apple Festival 2018
Collaborator: UBC Botanical Garden
Notes: Performed flute accompaniment for local folk performers at this annual festival celebrating the titular fruit.
Event: COSMOCABARET 2021
Collaborator: Social Distancing Festival, Paprika Festival, Thespo
Notes: A socially distant performing arts presentation bringing in emerging young artists from Canada and India. Performed a collection of spoken word poetry, accompanied by the Suzuki QChord.
Event: Vancouver Fringe Festival 2020
Collaborator: Alley Theatre, Vancouver Fringe Festival
Value: $228 ($150 + a cut of the box office)
Notes: Part of a variety night for women and nonbinary theatre performers. Performed a collection of spoken word poetry, accompanied by the Suzuki QChord.
Event: Delicacy & Defiance
Collaborator: Silouan Hainsworth
Notes: First public poetic performance, at the first solo gallery showing of Silouan Hainsworth. While not compensated for the poetry, I did model for a painting on display, and would go on to receive a portion of earnings made from its sale.