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Hollywood instructs on how to become a White Male, I mean funny

Q:Why aren’t diverse audiences going to comedy shows? A: Why should they, it’s not about their lives up there.  That joke sucks right?  That’s because nothing about the situation is funny.  We have all been there, right? The hesitant walk into a cold audition waiting room  that has taken over an hour to get to. This vague mid-day appointment has swallowed up your whole day, depositing an anticipatory taste in it’s own mouth. You glance the roo...
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Winners of HFF16 Fringe Scholarships

We’re proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Fringe Scholarships:DisruptedLas GarciaOdiliaUterine AffairsYuri Speaks Out An objective committee of former Hollywood Fringe participants reviewed nearly 40 applications for this award. Fringe Scholarships provide each recipient with complimentary festival registration. The winners are a direct reflection of Hollywood Fringe’s dedication to providing platforms for unique and underserved artists within the community. This scholarshi...
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Fringe Scholarships Return for HFF17

We are so happy to announce the return of this amazing program! Fringe Scholarships, created in 2016, exist to expand and diversify the pool of artists producing work at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. The inaugural program offered free registrations to five Hollywood Fringe productions, and the 2017 Fringe Scholarships program has expanded thanks to a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts.We will award 10 scholarships for Festival 2017, each of which includes: Free registration for one Hollywood Fringe ...
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HFF17 Fringe Scholarship Winners Announced

After intense deliberation by our selection committee, we are proud to announce the 2017 Fringe Scholarship winners. Each production reflects Hollywood Fringe’s commitment to expand and diversify the pool of artists producing work at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. The Winners of the 2017 Fringe Scholarships are:Do You: Migration of the MonarchsBlamed: An Established FictionChatterLa Casa de Bernarda AlbaMexiKhan: Growing Up Mexican and Pakistani in AmericaHey Hollywood, My Hustle Has ADHD Secret Iden...
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A Fond Farewell to Fringe from Beloved Outreach Director Meghan McCauley

The first nickname I ever had at Fringe Central was “Pagan Meghan”. I’d driven up from San Diego to produce a show with my best friends, an original devised work called Pagan Play that made little sense but was full of heart. I was lucky the moniker rhymed, because it made it easier for people to remember my name.The Hollywood Fringe Festival happened to me very quickly. I met Ben Hill after a Town Hall at Theatre of Note. I met Stacy Jones (now Hill) onstage in the back room at Three Clubs, during...
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Now Taking Scholarship Applications for HFF18

We are excited to announce the return of Fringe Scholarships! Fringe Scholarships are available to first-time Hollywood Fringe producers who self-identify as contributing to the ethnic, cultural, racial, age, mentally or physically disabled, sexual orientation, or gender identity diversity of the Fringe community.A total of 10 Fringe Scholarships will be awarded after review by our scholarship committee, consisting of a jury of previous Fringe participants, scholarship winners and members of select outside orga...

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