world fringe
congress orlando

May 19-23, 2022

Logo of World Fringe Congress Orlando 2022. Shows an illustrated globe in black with the outer circle and black latitude and longitude lines. with pink scribbles inside of it. There are small rays of color coming from the edges.

World Fringe Congress is coming to Orlando during their 31st Fringe Festival!

World Fringe Congress is a bi-annual meeting of Fringe producers, managers, directors, and leaders. The aim of the congress is to strengthen the World Fringe sector through learning, sharing, and collaboration. For 2022 we are excited to be hosted by the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival. There are over 300 Fringe Festivals around the world, and Orlando is proud to host these eclectic delegates. If your business is interested in becoming a partner with the World Fringe Congress, contact with any questions you may have!

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:

Lottery Applications Open

Lottery Applications Deadline

Lottery Drawing

Site-Specific Applications Open

Site-Specific Application Deadline

Tech Rehearsals


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.