Hamilton Fringe

Now in its 18th season, the Hamilton Fringe creates a platform for independent, emerging, and established theatre artists in Hamilton.



Theatre PD Day & Monologue SLAM
Registration Open

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the return of our Theatre PD Day and Monologue SLAM produced by Hamilton Fringe’s very own 2021 ALERT team. Join us online to experience a full day of professional development opportunities led by internationally renowned artists, concluding with the annual Hamilton Monologue SLAM on March 27th.


Eager to exercise your acting skills in front of a panel of theatre professionals? Ready to showcase your talents before a live audience? Apply to perform in an evening of comedy and drama, of suspense and thrill in our (first ever) virtual Monologue SLAM! Our panel of industry leaders will choose 3 finalists and the audience will choose the grand prize winner. Deadline to apply: March 18th at 12:00 PM.

Theatre P. D. Day Pass (workshops, panel & SLAM): $45 + HST + fees
Individual Workshop Tickets (includes access to panel) using a Pay-What-You-Can-Afford model:

$7 + HST (fees waived)
$20 + HST + fees
$35 + HST + fees
Monologue SLAM: $12 + HST + fees
Panel: FREE (register in advance)


Frost Bites Tickets BACK ON SALE!

FROST BITES 2021 is back!
With many shows sold out last month, your favourite winter site-specific festival returns for a second run.

ROST BITES 2021 offers participatory and interactive experiences that are focused on building a sense of community and connectivity during these challenging times. Five artistic companies present a series of inspirational experiences that include innovative uses of technology and engage audiences in unique ways, including self-led outdoor recreational experiences across Hamilton and interactive digital performances within your own home.

FROST BITES takes place from March 11 – 14.

FROST BITES is using a Pay-What-You-Can-Afford ticketing model for events: Accessible—$7 + HST (fees waived), Regular—$13 + HST + handling fees, Support Frost Bites—$20 + HST + handling fees.




Hamilton Fringe Festival Returns

The Hamilton Fringe Festival returns July 14 – 25, 2021, with shows happening live, online, indoors, and outdoors. Join us as we welcome back many of the lottery-winners from the cancelled 2020 Hamilton Fringe Festival, as well as a whole new cohort of great new companies who were chosen by lottery January 20, 2021.

Applications for the Ontario 60/90 Minute, Mini Series, Digital Exclusives, Skip The Glitches, and Family Fringe are now CLOSED.


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