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Whitney LaMora

Storytellers: Queer Love - Digital Success Stories Needed!

First(ish) Date: is a night of queer digital success stories! This event not only serves to work toward ending a stigma against online dating but also to raise funds for an upcoming short film that gave us our title! First(ish) Date showcases a lesbian couple on their first IRL date after online dating - aiming to showcase both lesbian dating stories and the digital age.

We are seeking six storytellers to tell us amazing digital success stories around queer dating. Storytellers get 7-10 minutes to tell their tale. We want love! We want awkwardness! We want the bad stories that then lead to the good. Whatever it is- we want it to make us go AWWW, to squeeze our partner's knees and to even bring a lil tear to the eye.

Performers do not have to be memorized but should be planned and polished!

The event takes place January 14th! Doors open at 6pm & the performance will start at 7pm.

  • Performers must be 21+ with a physical ID
  • Performers get a portion of the ticket proceeds
  • Performers may submit as a duo but will receive the same amount of payout
  • Performers will also receive one complimentary guest list spot and one free drink for the night

Please be thoughtful in your submission! We want incredible tales. Submissions are open until DECEMBER 15TH & performers will be sent offers shortly after the deadline.

Questions? Email hello@dorothydownstairs.com

Contact
Name: Whitney LaMora
Email: hello@dorothydownstairs.com
Address: 2500 W Chicago Ave
Phone: 312-401-5782