Posts By Ottawa Fringe

2013 Lottery Results!

by Ottawa Fringe

November 30, 2012

Thank you so much to all of you who joined us for the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival lottery gathering at the Royal Oak Laurier.  It was fantastic to see familiar and new faces together celebrating over their wins and hugging it out over their bad luck. Wait-list applicants, please do not despair.  BYOV applications will… Read More

Lottery!

by Ottawa Fringe

November 26, 2012

Have you submitted your application to the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival yet?  It’s due today at 5pm so…. you might want to get cracking on that! The lottery will take place this Wednesday November 28th at 7pm in the basement of the Royal Oak on Laurier.  For live results, follow @ottawafringe on Twitter.  Results will… Read More

Congratulations to our early-birds!

by Ottawa Fringe

October 21, 2012

A big bold WELCOME to the following companies who will be a part of the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival. Bear and Co. (Ottawa, ON) Vanity Project Productions (Ottawa, ON) Glassiano Productions (Ottawa, ON) ShipBrecht Productions (Ottawa, ON) Opera Five (Toronto, Ontario) Nortesur Artistic Productions (Burlington, Ontario) Bzzt! Trap door Theatre (Saskatoon, SK) Theatre Howl (Saskatoon,… Read More

2013 Indoor Applications are now available!

by Ottawa Fringe

September 27, 2012

It’s that time of year again! Download your 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival application. Early-bird applications are accepted starting at 10am on Sunday October 21st.  The final deadline for submission is Monday November 26th.  Email Executive Producer, Natalie Joy Quesnel, if you have any questions. [email protected] Good luck!

Are you experiencing Fringe withdrawal?

by Ottawa Fringe

August 20, 2012

Are you finding yourself reading reviews from shows currently performing in Fringes across Canada? Do you find yourself constantly humming tunes from the musicals you saw at the Ottawa Fringe? Did you frame your fully punched-out 10 shows pass and hang it above your bed with pride? (Ok, that last one was just a bit… Read More

We’ve Launched!

by Ottawa Fringe

May 3, 2012

Welcome to the 2012 Ottawa Fringe Festival website!  Many, many, MANY thanks to everyone at Northern Army for making us look so darn good. This is the soft-launch of the site, so feel free to peruse the pages and let us know if you find any glitches or errors. Emails comments to [email protected] General silliness… Read More

OFF The Record

by Ottawa Fringe

November 30, 2011

15 Years of the Ottawa Fringe Festival YOU MAY BE IN THIS BOOK. OFF the Record: 15 years of the Ottawa Fringe Festival, a full-colour book of stories, images, and other memories spanning the history of Ottawa’s longest-running theatre festival.  Featuring original content from veteran Fringe performers and patrons, including Pierre Brault, Emily Pearlman, and… Read More

The results are in…

by Ottawa Fringe

November 28, 2011

… and they are exciting! Here is your lineup for the 2012 Ottawa Fringe Festival: National Category Pollux Dance (Toronto, ON) Skinny Leg (Toronto, ON) GLOBAL VILLAGE IDIOT PROUDCIONS (Toronto, ON) If You Can’t Beat ‘Em Productions (Delta BC) Artbeat Theatre Group (Quebec, QC) Scruffy Theatre Productions (Toronto, ON) 1.21 (BC) Mark Shyser (Toronto, ON)… Read More

The Ottawa Fringe Welcomes Our First Early-birds!

by Ottawa Fringe

September 20, 2011

A big thank you to all of the amazing performers who submitted dozens of applications to us for the September 18th early-bird deadline.  The successful applicants were: LOCAL Garkin Productions Dead Unicorn Ink 20 Nothings Productions Erudite Theatre NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL Ausable Theatre (London, Ontario) Sandrine Lafond (Montréal, Québec) Sisterscene (NY, USA) Katherine Glover (MN,… Read More

Interview: Othello, Salamander Theatre

by Ottawa Fringe

June 23, 2011

by Andrew Alexander When I visited a rehearsal of the cast of Salamander Theatre’s Othello last week in the basement of a church in the Glebe, the show was very much in component pieces, coming together. The basement was filled with props, costumes and set pieces, and groups of actors going over various scenes. Eleanor… Read More