HFF23 Workshop 6: Marketing and Ticketing

Events & Workshops · hollywood fringe festival · Ages 0+ · United States of America

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Virtual Event | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm PT

Zoom | Facebook Live

This event will have live captioning. To request live ASL interpretation, please email [email protected] at least 72 hours in advance, and we will provide one

Join our panel of Fringe Veterans as we discuss tried, true, and creative ways to market your show at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. We will cover everything from networking, social media, flyers, QR-codes, flashmob, events and more!

This workshop is followed by Q&A.

To join in on the Zoom chat, make sure to reserve your ticket no later than 1:30 pm PT on the day of the event. It will be live-streamed to the Hollywood Fringe Festival Facebook page, which can be found here Missed the event? Check out the stream of all Fringe events that have passed here.

Moderated by:
Carly Barnhill is the Communications and Outreach Director of the Hollywood Fringe Festival. She began her HFF career in 2021, and focuses on communications, publicity, brand awareness, and outreach programs. Prior to Fringe, she worked in corporate marketing and global events. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies with a minor in Journalism from Loyola Marymount University, and is currently pursuing her M.S. in Arts Leadership with a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Policy from the University of Southern California.

Ruby Marez (she/her) is a comedian, drag performer, actor, writer, and first-generation Latina! She’s a winner of the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Scholarship for her comedic, interactive solo show “The Ramón Show: Spiritual Cheerleading 101” that later went on to win “Best Immersive and Games Show” from the Hollywood Fringe Community. In 2019 she won Best Actress for the short film: “Corações em Fogo” from The Culture and Diversity Film Festival. In 2018 Ruby was an *I.F.P. finalist (now known as *The Gotham Awards) for co-writing an original comedic pilot: “Year Zero” that later went into development. In 2017 she was a Donna Thomas Angel Scholarship Winner where she got to study and perform at U.C.B. In 2015 she was a quarterfinalist in Issa Rae’s and Color Creative’s Original Pilot Competition for her original drama Brothers Valdes. You can read her published essay about growing up as both Puerto Rican and Jewish and living in the Midwest in the book, What We Brought Back: Jewish Life After Birthright- Reflections by Alumni of Taglit-Birthright Israel Trips. Her sketch comedy duo Arroz Con Pho has performed at Second City L.A. and in the Los Angeles Diversity in Comedy Fest and to a sold out house in S.F.’s Sketchfest in 2023! You can see their sketch comedy videos on YouTube!

Ben Moroski is an award-winning actor and playwright. He has produced four acclaimed plays at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, which have garnered three Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nominations, two Stage Raw Theater Award wins, Best Solo Performance at the 2014 Hollywood Fringe and multiple Hollywood Fringe nominations for Top of the Fringe and Best Solo Performance. His plays have played consistently to sold-out houses and critical acclaim with Stage Raw hailing Ben as a “master storyteller.”

Nicole Ohara is a Hapa actor, writer, and producer. A graduate of the Stella Adler Art of Acting Studio her recent credits include Moving (English Dub) coming to Disney+, Small & Mighty (English Dub) on Disney+, Mortuus Est.: Legacy on Spotify, & producer of Gummy Worm (Hollywood Fringe Best Comedy Nominee & Encore Producers’ Award Winner). Nicole is on a mission to build a body of work that takes people on a journey of self-discovery and awareness

Bonnie He is an Asian American actor, improvisor, award-winning clown and Hello Kitty super fan. She was in the short film The New Empress with Maggie Gyllenhaal and was on a Second City Hollywood house improv team. Her award-winning live show A Terrible Show for Terrible People won Fringiest show at the 2023 Orlando Fringe Winter Mini-Fest, Best Comedy at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival and the Craziest Solo Show award at the 2019 Crazy Woke Asians Solo Performance Festival. A Terrible Show has toured nationally from Second City Hollywood’s Diversity in Comedy Festival to The Brick’s NY Clown Theatre Festival. Bonnie received the Maverick Award for her solo work from the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival this year. Bonnie is the resident clowning instructor at Company of Angels, the oldest non-profit professional equity waiver theater in Los Angeles, and at East West Players, the nation’s premiere Asian American theatre company. When she’s not clowning, Bonnie is fervently growing her Hello Kitty collection. Follow Bonnie on Instagram @abonnielass and on Twitter @BonnieHe.

Production Team

* Fringe Veteran