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The Ottawa Fringe is looking for a qualified individual to work with us as Festivals Marketing and Communications Coordinator. Please submit your application to Kevin Waghorn, Managing Director, by email to [email protected] by September 7, 2016 Festival Marketing and Communications Coordinator Salary Range: $34,000 to $38,000 Reporting to the Festival Director, the Marketing and Communications… Read More

2016 Seasonal Job Postings

by Amanda Logan

March 28, 2016

The Ottawa Fringe Festival is looking to fill seasonal positions with talented folks. Festival Administrator Volunteer Coordinator Marketing Assistant Fundraising and Outreach Coordinator Box Office Staff (2 positions) How to apply Please send your current CV along with a cover letter to [email protected] by 5pm on Friday April 15, 2016. Please indicate in the subject line the… Read More

2016 Lottery Results

by Amanda Logan

December 8, 2015

From the Ottawa Fringe Festival Lottery Party! 38 winners have scored a festival venue, technician, box office, and… Posted by Ottawa Fringe on Tuesday, 8 December 2015 Wait WHAT LOTTERY? Fringe is an open-access festival. That’s to say, nobody curates the Ottawa Fringe Festival. Instead artists throw their names into a lottery and the winners score… Read More

2016 Lottery Results + Waitlist

by Amanda Logan

December 8, 2015

YOUTH CATEGORY Producer Locale Bloc D et C Ottawa, ON What The Fairytale Productions Ottawa, ON INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY Producer Locale Lana Schwarcz * Yarraville, AUS Kurt Fitzpatrick ^ Jersey City, USA Howard Petrick ^ San Francisco, USA Houston Robertson Benicia, USA big word performance poetry Camberley, UK SPNP Tech Brooklyn, USA Kiva Murphy Austin, USA WAITLIST 1. Makers of Entertainment Wellington,… Read More

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

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

undercurrents 2015: call for submissions

by Amanda Logan

May 21, 2014

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream is Ottawa’s festival of independent theatre, produced by the Ottawa Fringe Festival and taking place at Arts Court from February 12-21, 2015. Now in its fifth year, undercurrents seeks original, innovative work by Canadian artists. Showcasing the best independent theatre from Ottawa and across the… Read More

The Ottawa Fringe will host a winter festival

by Amanda Logan

April 8, 2014

undercurrents: theatre below the mainstream is Ottawa’s winter festival of independent theatre, showcasing the best indie theatre from Ottawa and across the country. The festival is crossing town from Hintonburg to Downtown Rideau. undercurrents fifth anniversary will take place at Arts Court during February 2015. READ MORE…

We’re hiring

by Amanda Logan

December 11, 2013

Through the Ottawa Festivals network and in conjunction with Employment Ontario’s Job Creation Program, the Ottawa Fringe is hiring an administrator on a 26-week contract beginning in January 2014. For more information and to learn if you are eligible for the Job Creation Program, read more at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities website. Click… Read More