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Meet Steve Troop, Designer of the New Fringe Freaks

You may notice a few new freaks running around the Hollywood Fringe this year. No, I’m not talking about the countless thespians and their patrons that descend on Santa Monica Blvd. every June — I’m talking about the Fringe Freaks — the official mascots of the Hollywood Fringe Festival! Allow me to introduce myself — I’m Steve Troop, one of the creators and creature builder of the award-winning Fringe Show, “Alien vs. Musical.” That must be how the Fringe staff fi...
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HFF17 Award Winners

We are happy to share with you this year’s Award Winners – announced just moments ago at the 2017 Award Ceremony, held at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre! Thank you all for joining us at the ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!. Fringe Freaks (Community-Voted Awards) Top of the Fringe:  Shakeslesque: (To Thine Own Cherry Be True) International:  Ladies in Waiting: The Judgement of Henry VIII Fringe First (World Premiere):  Turbulence! Cabaret & Variety: ...
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Official HFF17 Stats: Bigger Than Ever

This year’s numbers reflect a growth trend that has been in place since the festival began in 2010: The festival sold over 65,000 individual tickets (from 17,000 in 2010).The festival sold an estimated $540,000 in tickets this year (from $50,000 in 2010, almost 1,000% growth).In its eight year history, Hollywood Fringe has returned over $2.3 million to artists.375 productions participated in this year’s event (from 180 in 2010), mounting 2,064 performances at 51 spaces throughout cent...
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New Staff Position: Community Engagement Coordinator

The Fringe staff is seeking a new team member. To see if you are the right fit for our Community Engagement Coordinator position, please check out the job description below and apply by September 12th. ResponsibilitiesThe Community Engagement Coordinator will support the Outreach Manager in efforts to expand and diversify Hollywood Fringe Festival’s program, focusing specifically on community events serving the current body of Fringe participants and audience.Work to expand the Fringe Scholarships diversi...
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The HFF17 Interns: Alex Prehm

The last installment of our Intern Blog series comes from Alex Prehm, our HFF17 Volunteer Coordinator Intern. In early April, I was a month away from graduating college and I had nothing lined up for summer.  Considering that I am a type-A personality, this lack of direction caused me enormous amounts of stress. Thankfully, my anxiety subsided when I saw a poster in the commons area searching for interns for the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival. I had heard of the festival before, and being a theatre major, ...
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Announcement: The 2018 Festival Dates

We are so excited to announce that the Hollywood Fringe Festival will return for its ninth year June 7th – 24th, 2018. Previews begin a week before and run May 31st – June 5th. All are invited to the Opening Night Party taking place on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 (there will be no scheduled performances on this date). Registrants can get started today by creating a project. ...
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New Staff Opportunity: Publicity Manager

Fringe Publicity Manager Job Description ResponsibilitiesThe Publicity Manager will support the Communications Director in an effort to expand the visibility of the Hollywood Fringe Festival by managing and developing the publicity department for the organization.Collaborate with the Communications Team on an Editorial Calendar and coordinate press releases with other marketing efforts (weekly newsletters, social media, etc).  Develop a Pitch Plan to creatively pitch new and existing press contacts about u...
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Meet Our New Community Engagement Coordinator

Hi I’m Melissa!I’m so overwhelmingly excited to join the Hollywood Fringe Festival, specifically the Outreach team. I remember seeing the posting for the Community Engagement Coordinator on Facebook and I immediately thought the job was specifically tailored to me. Theatre has been a huge part of my life all throughout my teen years and into adulthood. I’ve worked in the non-profit theatre world, theme parks, and postproduction. My first introduction to a Fringe Festival was in San Diego....
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Meet Our New Publicity Manager

“All the world’s indeed a stage and we are merely players.”-Rush (kind-of), Limelight and/or Shakespeare, As You Like ItHello, fellow Fringers!I am so FREAKin’ excited to begin as your new Publicity Manager! (See what I did there?)Although I am new to the Los Angeles Theater scene, my love of theatre has stemmed from 14 years old when I played a robotic security guard, WD-40 (yes, like the lubricant), in a small-town Mississippi theatre production of Prospero.Last year was my first Fringe Fes...

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