Applications are open for the 26th Annual Fringe Festival taking place August 1-11, 2019.

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Minnesota Family Fringe applications are open! The 2nd Annual Family Fringe is July 26-28 & August 2-4.

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Mentee Applications for Beyond the Box - a partnership between Minnesota Fringe and Vibrant & Safe Downtown to cultivate performing arts in public spaces - open in December.

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Volunteers are the heart of what makes our festivals tick.
Thank you to our 2018 volunteers! #SupportAdventurousArt

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Join Fringe with Benefits! For Fringe Fanatics and anyone who loves to #SupportAdventurousArt. Help Fringe go round, year-round.

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Minnesota Fringe Festival August 1-11, 2019. Family Fringe July 26-18 & August 2-4, 2019.

Upcoming Events

January Drafts & Draughts
January Drafts & Draughts
Monday, January 21 at 7:30pm

Fringe's multidisciplinary scratch series featuring works-in-progress, beer, and artistic conversation.

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2019 Festival Lottery
2019 Festival Lottery
February 2019

Be among the first to hear who's been selected for the lottery-driven Festival

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Fringe Presents
Fringe Presents
March 2019

Fringe Presents is an annual curated performance series featuring presentations of local and national artists/companies. Stay tuned for an exciting announcement about this year's multi-show lineup!

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April Drafts & Draughts
April Drafts & Draughts
Monday, April 8th at 7:30pm

Fringe's multidisciplinary scratch series featuring works-in-progress, beer, and artistic conversation.

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Festival Unified Auditions
Festival Unified Auditions
April 2019

Join us for the Annual Unifieds, when dozens of producers will audition for their Festival production.

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Beyond the Box: Performing Arts in Public Spaces
Beyond the Box: Performing Arts in Public Spaces
May, June, July & August 2019

Free, outdoor performances at the Nimbus Amphitheater on Nicollet Mall

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Five Fifths
Five Fifths
May 2019

Our annual fundraiser. We take a well-known movie, divide it into five parts, commission 5 companies to craft their take, then mash them all together in a one-night-only performance.

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