Artist Registration

Festival Dates – August 13 – 23, 2020

Artist registration is now open!

Online registration – LINK

Download Registration form – PDF Word

Deadline March 31, 2020

Email completed form to

How will Artists be selected?

Artists/Performers will be selected on a non-juried basis, through a first-come, first served process on the basis of the following:

·         The audience must have the option to pay a ticket price, 100% of which goes directly to the artists

·         Fringe North festival producers have no control over the artistic content of each performance.  The artistic freedom of the participants is unrestrained.

·         Fringe North will provide an easily accessible opportunity for all audiences and all artists to participate in Fringe Festivals


If you are accepted into Fringe North you will be included in all Fringe publicity: our program, on our website, and overall event publicity. A detailed questionnaire will be sent to you. Companies will be expected to provide promotional information on time or risk being inaccurately represented in Festival promotional materials.

Interested in performing?  Applications will be accepted by mail or email, and must include a non-refundable application fee of $25. Pay using Interac e-Transfer or a personal cheque made payable to Friinge North International Theatre Festival

Mail completed form to:
Fringe North
c/o 139 Woodward Ave.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON  P6A 3T6

Tickets and Revenue: Participating companies/artists receive 100% of their ticket price. Fringe North will provide house management, ticketing, and box office services.

Fringe North will set a maximum ticket price. Artists may charge less, but not more of the maximum ticket price. In 2020 the maximum ticket price is $12.00

Fringe North will offer on-line advance ticket sales. 100% of your tickets will be available in advance. There will be a service charge applied to box office and advance on-line ticket purchases.

Schedule and Show Length

Up to six (6) performances will be scheduled for each company, depending on your needs.

Please choose a running time for your show. Fringe shows have running times between 30 and 90 minutes. Once submitted, you may not add to your running time.

Fringe North will accept only one application per person and only one application per company. While performers and crew may choose to be involved in more than one production, they will be responsible for ensuring that no scheduling conflicts prevent or interfere with any of your performances. Fringe North will not adjust any scheduling to accommodate performers appearing in more than one production. Double casting is strongly discouraged.

Applications and Primary Contact

Primary and alternate contacts may be involved in only ONE production
Fringe North correspondence will only be sent to the Primary contact
Only the primary contact is authorized to submit or make changes to company information

As Primary contact it is your responsibility to:
Share information with the rest of the company
Stay up to date on Festival information
Ensure timely submissions of all requested materials

Tell us more about your production and we will match you to the most suitable venue.Please be aware that the Festival does not guarantee that special requests can be accommodated regarding dates and times.

Participation Fees

Participation fees are $300, accepted during the festival or following the conclusion of performances.

Free Accommodation

We offer out-of-town artists billets. a room in a university residence and/or a hotel room.

Copy and Production Rights


Fringe North International Theatre Festival will not knowingly produce a show without the permission of its originator (s). You are obliged to obtain written permission from the playwright/author/originator and pay any fees required for the production rights. As well, you are expected to obtain the necessary releases or pay appropriate fees to any professional associations to which you belong. Failure to do so could result in disqualification without refund or written notice. Cancellation of your show due to lack of permission (s) or rights to your show will result in forfeiture of your entire application fee.

Fringe North International Theatre Festival reserves the right to remove any company from participation in the Fringe should the company members or an individual member engage in illegal activity, behave unprofessionally; or otherwise place the Festival itself at risk.

Force Majeur

Fringe Fringe North will schedule up to six (6) performance times for each company, if performances are delayed or interrupted by an act of God, fire, flood, war, public disaster, strikes or labour difficulties, government enactment, regulation or order, or any other cause beyond the control of Fringe North International Theatre Festival, the Festival shall not be liable for any lost revenues of performance times.