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Voices from the Fringe: Heather L. Tyler, Director of 'Porno Dido'

Making its West Coast premiere at this year’s Fringe is Sean Graney’s Porno Dido, a piece that’s arriving here in a rather different version than when it was first performed in Chicago. The story revolves around a fledgling director whose dreams of staging Dido, Queen of Carthage are compromised by the kinky demands of a mysterious backer and an unruly cast of porn stars.The first version, which Graney also directed, reflected his outlook at the time. He said, “I originally wrote it about fif...
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2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival Stats (Bigger Than Ever... Again)

We’re proud to say that the Hollywood Fringe Festival continues to grow! Some newly released facts about the seventh annual festival:We sold approximately 56,000 tickets this year.Since our inaugural festival in 2010, ticket sales have increased more than 300%.The festival sold an estimated $447,000 in tickets this year. The central Fringe organization doesn’t touch this money— all $447,000 has been returned to Fringe artists and venues. In its seven year history, Hollywood Fringe&nb...
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Arts for All: Protect Your Safe Space

Dear Fringers,We have been thinking about you. The world feels like a very uncertain place right now. Many people are struggling. During the darker days, we thought of you. As time wore on, we were inspired by your calls to action and your messages of hope. And over this holiday weekend, we felt so deeply grateful for you. We know that many people are feeling unsure, disoriented, alone. Here’s our suggestion: we keep going. We work together to keep challenging society, to share our stories, to e...
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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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2017 Hollywood Fringe Town Hall & Workshop Series Schedule

If you are considering participating in the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival, we urge you to attend our free Town Hall & Workshop series (especially if this is your first HFF). The Town Halls, led by Festival Director Ben Hill, cover everything you need to know to produce a successful Fringe show. The Workshops, moderated by Outreach Director Meghan McCauley, are specialized discussions featuring Fringe veterans to help you navigate the festival. We’ll have informal social mixers followin...
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Registration Now Open for 2017 Festival

Participant Registration for The 8th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival is now open. You can begin the three steps of registration by creating a project today. Registrations must be completed by April 1st in order to be included in the printed Fringe Guide. Producers wishing to register after the April deadline will still be able to sell tickets through the festival’s website.We have launched a new registration wizard which will guide you through the process and ...
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New Registration Category for Immersive Theatre

Registration is now open and we are happy to announce the creation of a new category: Immersive Theatre. This category may include any kind of performance that thrusts the audience member into an interactive experience in a non-traditional environment. We added this category due to an increased interest in these types of productions by patrons and producers alike.The Immersive Theatre category will join the ranks of Cabaret & Variety, Comedy, Dance & Physical Theatre, Ensemble Theatre, Events & Workshops...
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HFF17 Twitter Chat Schedule

Every year we host a series of Twitter Chats in order for Fringers to meet and mingle online before the festival begins. It’s a great way to recruit audiences and make #fringeships long before June. You’ll get to tweet about how the process is going for you as well as the opportunity to chat with Fringe staff members.This year we’ll be hosting the Twitter Chats at the following times:February 27th (Mon), 7:00pm-8:00pm PDTMarch 13th (Mon), 2:00pm-3:00pm PDTMarch 27th (Mon), 7:00pm-8:00pm&n...
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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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HFF17 T-Shirt Design Contest

The Hollywood Fringe Festival tee that is produced every year is a collector’s item; iconic for that year’s fringe. We are once again reaching out to our Fringe community to design the 2017 festival tee. Join the design contest and you could win $499 (minus the commission taken by 99Designs). The qualifying round of the contest is officially open as of the sending of this newsletter and will close on Sunday, May 1st. Please see this link for all the guidelines and sprea...

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