fringe artists

Everything you need to be an artist at Orlando Fringe

So you’re thinking about applying for the Orlando Fringe?

Below are some things you need to know before completing your application to make sure that you’re fully ready to apply and enter the Orlando Fringe Lottery!

There are other opportunities to perform in the lottery besides the lottery.

deadlines and fine print

If chosen for the Orlando Fringe, you will be given more deadlines and important dates, but for now, these are the ones you need to know:

Deadlines

Lottery Applications Open

Lottery Applications Deadline

Lottery Drawing

Site-Specific Applications Open

Site-Specific Application Deadline

Tech Rehearsals

Performances

October 1, 2020 at Midnight EST

December 31, 2020 at 5 PM EST

January 10, 2021 at 6 PM EST

January 14, 2021 at 9 AM EST

February 1, 2021 at 5 PM EST

Starting May 15, 2021, for Local Artists
Starting May 17, 2021, for National/International Artists

May 18-31 – Shows (Specific schedule to be announced March 31, 2021)

Applicants must be conflict-free during all tech and performance dates to apply. No schedule accommodations are guaranteed.

Lottery Applications Open

Lottery Applications Deadline

Lottery Drawing

Site-Specific Applications Open

Site-Specific Application Deadline

Tech Rehearsals

Performances

October 1, 2020 at Midnight EST

December 31, 2020 at 5 PM EST

January 10, 2021 at 6 PM EST

January 14, 2021 at 9 AM EST

February 1, 2021 at 5 PM EST

Starting May 15, 2021, for Local Artists
Starting May 17, 2021, for National/International Artists

May 18-31 – Shows (Specific schedule to be announced March 31, 2021)

Applicants must be conflict-free during all tech and performance dates to apply. No schedule accommodations are guaranteed.

The Fine Print

The 30th Annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival
takes place May 18-31, 2021.

Performances

If you are applying for the lottery and are selected for participation, Orlando Fringe will provide you with your show schedule no later than March 31, 2021.

Each group will receive a variety of showtimes, including peak and off-peak times.
Fringe makes no scheduling accommodations for artists doing multiple shows.
It is important that your company is available during the operating hours of Fringe without conflicts.
Weekday performances will begin as early as 5:00 PM or as late as Midnight.
Weekend performances will begin as early as 11 AM or as late as Midnight.

Tech Rehearsals

Tech rehearsals begin May 15th for local artists and May 17th for National and International Artists. You will receive more information about tech upon acceptance to the festival.

National and International Artists Housing

Orlando Fringe guarantees FREE billeting (housing) for all National and International Artists, up to 4 members per company. Orlando Fringe will try to accommodate larger groups, but housing is not guaranteed.

International artists are responsible for securing their own Visa to enter the United States. More information can be found at travel.state.gov.