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12

NOV 2019

Hey Fringers,

We are thrilled to announce the return of the Fringe Scholarships program. 

Created in 2016, the Fringe Scholarships Program exists 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 has since expanded to include 13 scholarships with free registration and a $550 stipend towards production costs.

Fringe Scholarships will be awarded to first-time Hollywood Fringe producers who contribute to the ethnic, cultural, racial, mentally or physically disabled, or LGBTQ+ diversity of the Fringe community.

Want to learn more? We have a Fringe Scholarship informational session on Wednesday, November 20 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm in the Ruby Theatre at the Complex. During this panel, past scholarship winners, our committee members and Fringe staff will dive into the scholarship application process, what the winners are required to do, and answer all your questions, live! If you cannot attend, this session will be recorded and posted to FringeTV.

Our Scholarship winners have gone on to win awards such as: Best Solo Performance 2019: Mr. Yunioshi, Short & Sweet Award 2017: Chatter, O-Face Award for Orgasmic Achievement (Most Orgasmic Performance): Yozmit Walker – Do You: Migration of the Monarchs). They’ve gone on to extended runs at various Fringe venues, a run Off-Broadway at the SOHO Playhouse, Second City, and the steps of the California State Capitol Building. 

 



“The program helped my artistic vision blossom. I have grown as an artist and a leader.”
- Jennifer Linares, from El Hood de MacPuerco, 2019 Scholarship Winner


“This scholarship allowed us to produce the show for a Los Angeles audience, where we were scouted for the Fringe Encore series at the Soho Playhouse in NYC. Without this scholarship, we would not be going Off-Broadway!"
- Callie Prendiville, from Blamed: An Established Fiction, 2017 Scholarship Winner

 



Visit the Fringe Scholarships page to view the application, full requirements and prize details. The deadline is January 11, 2020 at 11:59 pm

Please feel free to share this information with anyone who you feel may benefit from the program!

Questions? Send them to us at [email protected].

Fringe On!

The Hollywood Fringe Festival Team

12

NOV 2019

Greetings, Fringers-

Don’t miss these three 2020 Fringe kick-off events, happening this week!

For those of you that missed the announcement, we now have official dates for the 2020 Hollywood Fringe Festival. Our eleventh festival, previews will be held June 4th-9th with the festival proper taking place June 11th-28th. We will hold our annual Opening Night Party on June 10th.

Make sure to check out these events to join our community and get an early start on the 2020 festival.
 



OFF SEASON-OFFICE HOURS
Tuesday, November 12, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Broadwater Plunge

Thanks to everyone who has joined us for Off-Season Office Hours so far! Please join us again tonight, 7:00 – 10:00 pm at the Broadwater Plunge (6324 Santa Monica Blvd.). Our pals at The Plunge are generously donating 20% of the proceeds to the 2020 Hollywood Fringe Festival so come have a drink for a great cause!
 



CREATIVE WORKSHOP SERIES
Saturday, November 16, 10:30 am – 5:00 pm (+ a mixer) at the Broadwater

Thinking of writing a piece for the 2020 Hollywood Fringe Festival? Already started a piece but want some feedback? Or do you just really, really love the Hollywood Fringe? You’ll fit right in! Come for one or all of these breakout sessions led by Hollywood Fringe award winners and veterans. Each workshop focuses on a different aspect of writing in the “Fringe” style and are tailored to help in various stages of the writing process. Tickets are PWYC and available here.
 



FRINGE SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATIONAL PANEL
Wednesday, November 20, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Complex

Interested in applying for a Fringe Diversity Scholarship? We have a Fringe Scholarship informational session on Wednesday, November 20 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm in the Ruby Theatre at the Complex. During this panel, past scholarship winners, our committee members and Fringe staff will dive into the scholarship application process, what the winners are required to do, and answer all your questions, live! If you cannot attend, this session will be recorded and posted to FringeTV.
 

11

NOV 2019

The Creative Workshop Series will be hosted at The Broadwater this year.

Saturday, November 16, 2019
10:30 am – 5:00 pm (Mixer to Follow) | Broadwater Theatres
6476 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Thinking of writing a piece for #hff20? Already started a piece but want some feedback? Or do you just really, really love the Hollywood Fringe? You’ll fit right in! Come for one or all of these breakout sessions led by Hollywood Fringe award winners and veterans. Each workshop focuses on a different aspect of writing in the “Fringe” style and are tailored to help in various stages of the writing process.

10:30 am | Breakout Sessions, Choose One:

  • Session A: Writing for Solo Shows
     
  • Session B: Writing for Ensemble Shows

12:00 pm | Breakout Sessions, Choose One:

  • Session C: Minimalists Guide to the Fringe (No Time, No Equipment, No Problem)
     
  • Session D: Immersive 101 Co-presented with League of Experimental & Immersive Artists (LEIA)

1:30 pm | Free Write Time/Lunch Break

3:00 pm | Fringe Speed Dating

  • 10 minutes to discuss your writing/ideas with award winning writers, directors and producers at the Fringe

5:00 pm | Mixer

11

NOV 2019

We’re so pleased to announce the official dates for the 2020 Hollywood Fringe Festival!

For our eleventh festival, previews will be held June 4th-9th with the festival proper taking place June 11th-28th. We will hold our annual Opening Night Party on June 10th. Want to get started on your HFF20 journey?

You can create a project today.

Fringe On!

The Hollywood Fringe Team

9

SEP 2019

Thinking about HFF20? Get to know fellow Fringers at Off-Season Office Hours! We’re partnering with our pals at The Broadwater Plunge (6324 Santa Monica Blvd.) who have generously agreed to donate 20% of the proceeds to the 2020 Hollywood Fringe Festival. 

Off-Season Office Hours Schedule:

  • Tuesday, September 10th
  • Tuesday, October 8th
  • Tuesday, November 12th
  • Tuesday, December 10th
  • Tuesday, January 14th
  • Tuesday, February 11th 

All Off-Season Office Hours will be hosted at the Broadwater Plunge from 7-10pm. Come network and support Fringe at the same time!