The Ottawa Fringe Festival provides all performing artists, both emerging and established, with the opportunity to produce their work – regardless of content, form or style – and makes the Festival as affordable and accessible as possible to the members of the community. The Ottawa Fringe Festival’s mission is to empower audiences and to encourage artists to take risks, pursue their visions and develop their skills.

Applicants must live in the Ottawa region, be available to perform in the festival (June 18-28, 2020), have never produced a show for Ottawa Fringe, and self-identify with at least one of Fringe’s Priority Groups:
• Artists of Colour
• Deaf Artists and Artists with Disabilities
• Immigrant and Refugee Artists
• Indigenous Artists – First Nations, Metis, Inuit

Deadline to apply: Thursday, November 28

For more information, please contact Brittany at 613-232-6162 ext. 207 or at To apply, visit