Hamilton Fringe Festival

An 11-day unjuried theatre festival that happens every summer in downtown Hamilton

SKY GILBERT: Gentrification and Hamilton Artists

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017

by Sky Gilbert Gentrification is a very complicated process to understand, especially as it relates to artists. We are now experiencing gentrification in Hamilton. Gentrification can be defined as the revitalization of the downtown core of a city that was long presumed dead. The unfortunate side effect of that revitalization is that often the poorest and most marginalized citizens not only come...

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Staff Picks of Fringe: Canadian Edition!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017

Need a little help navigating the Fringe this year? This is the fourth in our series of themed Fringe programming picks by our summer staff. This time, we’ve got a Fringe Binge: Canadian Edition! with selections from Rose Hopkins, our Associate Festival Producer. Whether you’re throwing on all your red and white today, or are feeling a little less than enthused about ‘Canada 150’, we’ve rounded...

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STEPHEN NEAR: Top 5 Trends of the Fringe

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017

By Stephen Near The weather’s getting warmer and the days are getting longer. And all around the city there’s scant space left to rehearse. We must be getting close to another Fringe season. This year, my company is back at the fest so I’ll be performing while trying to catch other shows. Which is why I enjoy looking over what the Fringe has to offer. In the last few years,...

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Staff Picks of Fringe: Pride Edition!

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017

Need a little help navigating the Fringe this year? This is the third in our series of themed Fringe programming picks by our summer staff! This time out we’ve got Fringe Binge: Pride Edition, with selections from Kristina Kuhnert, our Assistant Community Outreach and Volunteer Coorindinator! This weekend was Toronto’s Pride Festival weekend and today marks the last week of Canada’s second...

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