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JOB OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

by Amanda Logan

June 28, 2021

The Ottawa Fringe Festival (“Ottawa Fringe”) is hiring for the position of Executive Director. This role is responsible for the overseeing of the Ottawa Fringe Festival, the Undercurrents Festival, and Arts Court Theatre. Duration: This is a permanent, full-time position. Hours: 37.5 hours/week, with the ability to work overtime during festivals and some events. Salary:… Read More

Two feet in boots jumping on a TV

A big thanks to our incredible audience for watching and participating in the 2021 Ottawa Fringe Festival! Because of your support, we are able to put over $10,000 into the pockets of artists, during a pandemic. Here’s to an in-person festival next year! THE 2021 OTTAWA FRINGE AWARD WINNERS With the exception of Audience Choice… Read More

Seasonal Job Posting: Media Coordinator

by Amanda Logan

April 21, 2021

The Media Coordinator will work directly with the festival’s Marketing and Communications Officer, creating content for all our social media platforms, tracking social media metrics, assisting in website updates, and media interactions. The successful candidate will be a motivated team player with excellent communication skills.  They should be outgoing and happy to communicate with artists… Read More

Code of Conduct: Community Feedback

by Amanda Logan

February 10, 2021

Ottawa Fringe Community, Since 2019, a select-team of Ottawa Fringe staff have been working in collaboration with Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW) and Project SoundCheck™ to take actionable steps toward creating a safer environment at our festivals and events. We began by creating a Response Team, made up of staff members Amanda… Read More

Deadline for Nominations: Ongoing until December 11, 2020 Positions Available: Member at Large   The Ottawa Fringe Festival is seeking nominations to our volunteer board of directors. We are looking for a diverse set of board members, to provide different ideas and perspectives as our mandate and operations continue to grow. As the highest leadership body of the… Read More

Call for Artists – #OTTFRINGE POP UP PATIO

by Amanda Logan

August 10, 2020

The POP UP PATIO series is a weekly performance showcase of local artists, taking place at Arts Court’s outdoor courtyard (67 Nicholas Street).   We are currently seeking submissions from Ottawa-based artists for short works (about 7 minutes). This multidisciplinary performance series is organized in the Fringe spirit, artists have the freedom to choose whatever content… Read More

Black Lives Matter

by Ottawa Fringe

June 16, 2020

Dear Fringe family and friends, We have been deeply unsettled by the violence we have witnessed towards Black people at the hands of police, including in our own city. We have been heartbroken alongside millions of people who have witnessed – firsthand and through the news – continued acts of hate and blatant racial injustice. … Read More

Ottawa Fringe Playwrights in Quarantine Unit

by Amanda Logan

April 6, 2020

Ottawa Fringe is looking for Ottawa-based playwrights to participate in an eight-week Playwright’s Unit, beginning in May 2020. Participants will develop their scripts-in-progress in a supportive environment, led by Festival Director Patrick Gauthier and Associate Festival Director Brit Johnston.    Meetings will be held weekly, via Zoom. We will accept applications from individuals and writing teams…. Read More

2020 Ottawa Fringe Festival

by Amanda Logan

April 3, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Ottawa Fringe Festival due to the ongoing uncertainty created by COVID-19.  The health and community impacts of the virus continue to evolve rapidly. In these circumstances, we are unable to provide a safe festival for our artists, staff, patrons, and volunteers. With… Read More

Fringe Bootcamp 2020!

by Amanda Logan

March 10, 2020

  This spring, Ottawa Fringe is hosting Fringe Bootcamp!  – a weekly series of workshops designed to inspire creativity, and get you ready to rehearse. Take all three, or just what interests you. Don’t have a show in the Fringe Festival this year? No problem! These workshops are open to all, and are designed to… Read More