Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

ALERT Spotlight: Emma Grafham

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017

ALERT is professional development program for emerging artistic leaders who want to help redefine the theatre culture in Hamilton. Participants work with theatre artists and mentors to develop their artistic and producing skills and help produce the Frost Bites Festival in February 2018. Emma Grafham takes on the job of Ad Sales & Sponsorship for the Frost Bites Festival. EMMA GRAFHAM Emma...

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Staff Picks of Fringe: Home Edition!

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017

Need a little help navigating the Fringe this year? Next in our series of themed Fringe programming picks by our summer staff! This time out we’ve got Fringe Binge: Home Edition, with selections from Avery, our Assistant Box Office Coordinator! What does it mean to call a place “home”?  Is “home” a place where you grew up, where you live now, or where you’re headed? Perhaps “home” does need to...

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ADAM BRYAN: How ALERT helped me produce my own festival

Posted by on Jul 14, 2017

Hello! I wanted to start this post off with a little introduction. My name is Adam Bryan (not Bryan Adams) and I was a member of the 2017 ALERT Program run by the Hamilton Fringe Festival. I am also involved in this year’s Fringe Festival with my company Red Pants Productions, with an original musical called Jilted. Jilted tells the story of a girl named Sarah whose boyfriend won’t tie her down,...

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Staff Picks of Fringe: It’s Complicated!

Posted by on Jul 12, 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: It’s Complicated, with selections from Eloane, our summer student coming all the way from Quebec! Human beings are, and always will be, beautifully complicated and their relationships are even more complex. Here’s...

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KELLY WOLF: Design and Performance in Small Spaces

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017

by Kelly Wolf You can do anything in Hamilton. I really believe that. Several years ago, I decided that if I wanted to be a part of a vibrant theatre community in Hamilton I had to get involved. I volunteered as a Venue Captain in 2014 and was thrilled and amazed by the audiences that showed up and the sense of community that was created. So, some people around the Fringe know me as a Venue...

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