Fringe Festival

A series about fringe theatre festivals in the United States.

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Fringe Festivals Gave Me a Career
Essay

Fringe Festivals Gave Me a Career

1 September 2012

Kevin Thorton talks about how Fringe allowed him to "make it" in show business.

Friday Phone Call # 44
Podcast

Friday Phone Call # 44

Julianne Brienza of Capital Fringe

30 August 2012

Listen to weekly podcasts hosted by David Dower as he interviews theater artists from around the country to highlight #newplay bright spots. This week: Julianne Brienza of Capital Fringe.

America’s Next Top (Fringe) Model
Essay

America’s Next Top (Fringe) Model

How a Big Little Fringe Became the Oldest in the Nation

30 August 2012

Michael Marinaccio, the Producer of the Orlando Fringe Festival, on busniess models for Fringe Festivals, and how to define that tricky little term. 

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Figuring the Fringe
Essay

Figuring the Fringe

29 August 2012

Cameron Wong writes about banished? productions' unique blend of art forms, and how the Capital Fringe allows them to bring together communities in ways unheard of, inspiring, and galvanizing. 

Why I Think Fringe Festivals Are Hunky Dory
Essay

Why I Think Fringe Festivals Are Hunky Dory

29 August 2012

Ed Hamell explains how the Fringe helped him to develop his work, and the numerous oppurtunities festivals provide for networking, development, and artistic innovation.

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The Impact of Fringe on an Artist
Essay

The Impact of Fringe on an Artist

A Five-Year Study

28 August 2012

Stephen Spotswood talks about how his experiences at Fringe influenced him as an artist.

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The Weekly Howl Tuesday, August 28
Essay

The Weekly Howl Tuesday, August 28

Fringe Festivals

27 August 2012

Tuesday's Howl will focus on Fringe Festivals.

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Primed for Fringe
Essay

Primed for Fringe

27 August 2012

Against all odds, adversity created an ideal setting for Fringe. Em Piro chronicles the inception of the St. Lou Fringe Festival.

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