Posts Categorized 2015

Final box office tallies are expected to confirm record-breaking numbers: 40 sold out performances Artists paid more than $107,000 Attendance over 13,500 Two world premieres by Ottawa artists sold out their entire runs. Plus their Metro Best of Fest performances on closing night. Those are I think my boyfriend should have an accent by Emily Pearlman and The… Read More

2015 Closing Night Awards

by Amanda Logan

June 29, 2015

Volunteer of the Year Kirstin Gelevan Steve Sauvé Spirit of the Fringe Award Fraser MacKinnon Emerging Artist Award Presented by the University of Ottawa Tamlynn Bryson (Working Title: Undecided) Outstanding Original Work Tonya Jone Miller (Threads) Outstanding Production The Elephant Girls (Parry Riposte Productions) Outstanding Solo Performance Daniel Tobias (The Orchid and the Crow) Outstanding… Read More

Shortlist: Critics’ Pick

by Amanda Logan

June 24, 2015

On closing night, the 2015 Critics’ Pick will be named—an award presented annually by the Capital Critics’ Circle. This morning the CCC have released their shortlist for the award. The Capital Critics’ Circle are: Iris Winston, Kat Fournier, Barb Gray, Patrick Langston, Jamie Portman, Alvina Ruprecht, Maja Stefanowska, Rajka Stefanowska. Best show Bursting Into Flames by… Read More

Membership Months: THUNK!theatre

by Ottawa Fringe

June 11, 2015

Up next: The Lost and Find at Magnetic North Theatre Festival Recently: Far & Near & Here at undercurrents and The Lost and Find at subDevision by Tony Adams I think I may have gushed a bit, but these guys are just so awesome to hang with. THUNK!Theatre formed after a series of run-ins between Geoff McBride and Karen Balcome… followed… Read More

2015 print programs are going out this weekend

by Amanda Logan

May 29, 2015

Beginning Saturday May 30, pick up your 2015 festival program from one of these distribution partners. Downtown Rideau Arts Court / 2 Daly Wine Rack / Rideau & Nelson at Loblaw’s Lowertown Wine Rack / 54 Byward Market Square I Deal Coffee / 176 Dalhousie Centretown Seed to Sausage General Store / 729 Gladstone Wine Rack… Read More

Membership Months: Rachel Eugster

by Ottawa Fringe

May 26, 2015

Jill of all trades and master of tons. Artistic Director of new Spidersilk Productions and Co-AD of Bear & Co. Up next: world premiere of Whose Aemilia? at the 2015 Ottawa Fringe Festival Recently: Amanda in The Glass Menagerie, and as Alice in Age of Arousal (both Bear & Co. productions) by Tony Adams Hanging… Read More

Membership Months: EFT

by Ottawa Fringe

May 20, 2015

Membership Months: Experimental Farm Theatre New on the scene: transplanted EFT from Toronto to Ottawa a year ago Up next: EFT-up: Just like you at the 2015 Ottawa Fringe Festival Recently: monthly residency at Pressed (750 Gladstone Ave) by Tony Adams First time I was introduced to Chris Hannay and Dani Alon: Crush Improv’s monthly… Read More

Membership Months: Sean Devine

by Ottawa Fringe

May 12, 2015

  Playwright-in-residence at the Great Canadian Theatre Company Co-Artistic Director of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Ottawa newcomers from Vancouver Up next: Re:Union at Magnetic North Theatre Festival Recently: Suit Up at subDevision   by Tony Adams Late April in the Fritzi Gallery (at the GCTC, where he is also playwright-in-residence) I met with Sean Devine…. Read More

Where has a year gone?

by Amanda Logan

April 1, 2015

Bummer news. Some crappy issues mean we’ve had to revert to a 2014 back-up of the Ottawa Fringe blog. So, there goes. In time we’ll publish and backdate some of the more important posts which have gone missing. For now, drop a line to [email protected] if you’re looking for something particular and can’t find it here.

Seasonal job postings (2015)

by Amanda Logan

March 23, 2015

The Ottawa Fringe Festival is looking to fill seasonal positions with talented folks. Box office coordinator Volunteer coordinator Production coordinator Fundraising and outreach coordinator How to apply Please send your current CV along with a cover letter to [email protected] by 5pm on Monday April 6, 2015. Please indicate in the subject line the job title(s) for… Read More