2018 Theatre Artist Applications now available!!

Here's how you can apply:

Online by using our snazzy online application form...

Online Application Form

Deadline for application submissions is 6 PM (Mountain Standard Time), Friday December 1, 2017.  In addition to the application form, a non-refundable deposit fee of $ 35 (thirty five dollars) is required before an application will be submitted into the lottery draw.

All completed applications who have paid the non refundable deposit fee of $ 35 (thirty five dollars) are submitted into a lottery draw which will take place on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The results of the lottery draw will be posted on our website by December 15, 2017, and all applicants notified via e-mail.

Indoor Theatre Artist Application Fee:  $ 665 plus $ 35 non-refundable deposit.  NO GST!  The remaining balance of $ 665 coming due and payable by February 15, 2018 once the applicant has been accepted into the 2018 Calgary Fringe Festival by lottery draw. 

Some additional facts about the Calgary Fringe:

  • For the regular lottery draw, there are currently 22 theatre artist spots available.  Our selection criteria is:  10 Southern Alberta (from Red Deer down), 6 National and 6 International.
  • All of our Fringe venues are located in one neighbourhood, and is within easy walking distance between each other and our main box office tent. 
  • Each Fringe artist receives 6 guaranteed performances during the 9 day Festival.
  • There will be an opportunity for an additional bonus show added on the final Saturday if your show is selected as a Best of Venue winner of the Calgary Fringe.
  • Concentration on more evening time slots during the week days, to maximize prime time slot availabilities for artists.
  • Billeting services are provided at no extra cost to all traveling Fringe artists/companies (subject to available accommodations).
  • Performers have an opportunity to see each others’ shows and, with peer support, can tighten their shows up before the Edmonton Fringe or other Fringe destinations on tour.

Good luck and looking forward to receiving your applications soon!  See you next year (keeping our fingers crossed...)