[NoHo Arts District, CA] – Hollywood Fringe Festival ramps up with instructional workshop sequence, Town Halls and networking occasions to organize individuals for the 2023 competition, all going down over the subsequent 4 months.
Festival organizers are encouraging individuals to attend as many classes and occasions as doable to be taught extra in regards to the competition from totally different views, whereas concurrently constructing group with different individuals. While these occasions are designed to organize producers for the competition, non-individuals are welcome to attend any occasion.
Workshops, which is able to happen by way of Zoom and livestream on numerous dates between February and April, encompass panel discussions on numerous matters with previous Hollywood Fringe individuals. Topics for this yr’s workshop sequence embody Budgeting & Fundraising, Anti-Racism in Producing, Accessibility on the Fringe, Marketing & Ticketing, How to Tech your Fringe Show, and Festival Expectations. Town Halls, which is able to happen in-individual in January and April, are led by Hollywood Fringe Staff and are centered on every thing individuals have to know to organize for the competition. Town Halls will even be livestreamed. For the primary time this yr, Hollywood Fringe can be internet hosting two digital net classes in February and May, to information individuals on web site use earlier than and in the course of the competition.
“The Hollywood Fringe is a place for emerging voices, especially artists who have not had the privilege or opportunity for formal education and post-education training. We try to make sure that an artist has all the tools from our free educational series to produce at a professional level,” says Hollywood Fringe Co-Director Ellen Boudreau Den Herder. “Through these ‘crash-courses’ in producing, we seek to not only train producers on the administrative side, but to empower truly talented artists to become their own advocates.”
In addition to instructional occasions, Hollywood Fringe has organized networking alternatives for individuals to interact with each other and start constructing group previous to the competition. Office Hours happen each Wednesday main as much as the competition beginning in late March, and permit individuals to assemble at native eating places and bars in Hollywood. For those that are primarily based out of city, there might be three Online Speed Networking occasions in April and May on Zoom. For the primary time this yr, Hollywood Fringe can be internet hosting three Open Space classes in January and February on Zoom, for individuals who reside out of city and have questions for the Hollywood Fringe employees about bringing their present to the competition.
“The Fringe is all about community,” says Hollywood Fringe Co-Director Lois Neville. “Yes, hundreds of brilliant shows take the stage each June, but a major takeaway for participants is the network they gain in the process. We are a collective of artists, entrepreneurs, and dreamers. The Fringe is a place to refill your artistic cup through collaboration and celebration and that all begins at our networking events,” she added.
All occasions and data to order a spot might be discovered right here. Registration for the Hollywood Fringe Festival opens on February 1, 2023. More data on registration might be discovered right here.
Key Dates for 2023 Hollywood Fringe Festival:
February 1: Registration opens
April 1: Registration closes
June 1-6: Preview week
June 7: Opening Night Party
June 8-25: thirteenth Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival
June 25: Awards/Closing Night Party
About The Hollywood Fringe Festival
The Hollywood Fringe Festival is an annual, open-entry, group-derived occasion celebrating freedom of expression and collaboration within the performing arts group.
Participation within the Hollywood Fringe is totally open and uncensored. This free-for-all method underlines the competition’s mission to be a platform for artists with out the barrier of a curating physique. By opening the gates to anybody with a imaginative and prescient, the competition can exhibit essentially the most various and chopping-edge factors-of-view the world has to supply. Additionally, by creating an atmosphere the place artists should self-produce their work, the Fringe motivates its individuals to domesticate a spirit of entrepreneurialism within the arts.
Learn extra in regards to the competition on HollywoodFringe.org
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