Hamilton Fringe

A 12-day unjuried theatre festival that happens every summer in downtown Hamilton

ALERT Spotlight: Krista Colosimo

Posted by on Dec 4, 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.

Krista Colosimo takes on the job of Volunteer Co-Ordinator for the Frost Bites Festival. 


Krista is an actor, director, producer and arts educator.  She has performed at various theatre companies across the country, including The Shaw Festival, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Western Canada Theare, and The Segal Centre.  Most recently Krista directed Venus in Fur at the Staircase Theatre in Hamilton.  Krista is the Artistic Associate of Rook’s Theatre and a graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada.

What excites you about the ALERT program? What drew you to it?

I’m excited to connect with other Hamilton artists and learn more about what it takes to produce theatre in this amazing city!

What are you looking forward to at FrostBites?

I’m really looking forward to seeing what the different artists come up with.

Why do you love Hamilton?

I love Hamilton’s strong sense of community.  

What are your favourite spots in Hamilton?

Gage Park, Vintage Coffee, and Ottawa Street.

For more information about the ALERT Program and its participants, click here.