Ottawa Fringe Festival

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.

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Ottawa Fringe Festival 2023 - Volunteer

We are gearing up for Ottawa`s BIGGEST theatre festival from June 15th to 25th, and we`d love your help in getting it going! If you`re interested in volunteering this year, here is some information and contact for interest.

Ottawa Fringe est à la recherche de bénévoles. L`organisme travaille à développer ses services en français par contre demeure un organisme bilingue qui travaille principalement en anglais. Vous trouverez ci-dessous un appel écrit en anglais. Si vous êtes plus à l`aise à communiquer en français, svp communiquer dans la langue avec laquelle vous êtes comfortable.

Come volunteer at the Ottawa Fringe Festival 2023 and see FREE SHOWS, tasty TREATS at our Volunteer Headquarters, and a chance to network with the theatre community!

This is a great opportunity for high school students looking to get their volunteer hours, theatre students, recent grads, or anyone looking to have some fun this summer!

Check out our sign-up page, linked here, to read all the details on volunteer roles, shifts available, and our training sessions:

Happy Fringing!

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Volunteer at Fringe Festival

Are you a fan of live theatre, indie performances, and all things quirky and extraordinary? If so, the Ottawa Fringe Festival is the event for you! This festival is a hub for innovative art that pushes the boundaries of traditional theatre. Here, you can witness the passion and artistry of both emerging and seasoned artists from Ottawa, Canada, and around the world. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be a part of this truly remarkable experience!

It’s true that 100% of ticket sales go straight back to the artists, so we rely heavily on volunteers, grants, and donors to keep the Fringe Festival thriving.

Can’t say this enough: we couldn’t do it without you!

What`s in it for you? 

  • A FREE show ticket for every shift worked
  • Dedicated volunteer appreciation shows
  • Gain professional experience in arts and culture
  • Meet like-minded individuals, make new friends and enjoy the lively dynamic atmosphere of the festival

You can sign up here


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