Hamilton Fringe Festival

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

Tales of a Neophyte Fringer

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018

by Annie Rosenberg When you’re a neophyte Fringer and a relative Hamilton newbie, you decide that in order to take advantage of all The Hamilton Fringe Festival Has to Offer, you should Get Involved. Getting involved means volunteering to be a techie and would-be puppeteer even though you’ve never done the former before. Getting involved means you must see every single show, so you...

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The Show Must Go On!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2018

Theatre can sometimes be a challenging profession. As it is a LIVE experience – it sometimes means that people go on stage while dealing with all of the ‘slings and arrows’ that life throws at a person. It demands that a person go on stage while sick or caring for ailing loved ones or dealing with personal tragedies or health challenges. But theatre is also a deeply human...

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Staff Picks of Fringe: Single and Alone

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018

We return to the popular blog series we launched in 2017 wherein our summer staff members offer up curated lists of Fringe shows under a chosen theme. With so much on offer, these lists give you one way to help you navigate the Fringe this summer! Each list features six shows, meaning you can catch them all with a single Fringe Binge Pass. The first in our series is Fringe Binge: Single and...

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An Offering: Let’s take more risks in theatre

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018

an offering: let’s take more risks in Hamilton theatre At the beginning of June of this year, a group of Hamilton theatre makers formed a long table to discuss a severe issue that plagues theatre and performance in North American communities. This being the prevalence and dominance of white, male, cis-gendered, able bodied voices in theatre – on stage, off stage, on boards, in positions of...

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ALERT Spotlight: Lily Sutherland

Posted by on Dec 20, 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. Lily Sutherland takes on the job of Fundraising Co-ordinator for the Frost Bites Festival. LILY SUTHERLAND...

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