▪ Monologue Slam 2017▪ Get Your Frost Bites 2017 Tickets Today!▪ Margarita Mondays at Mezcal TNT▪ Free Grant Writing Workshop▪ Interested In Becom


Join us at Hamilton's second annual Monologue Slam hosted by Izad Etemadi! Watch as actors compete in front of a jury of industry professionals, performing existing Canadian monologues of their choice. The audience will get to vote by applause to help decide who will be crowned Hamilton's Monologue Slam Champion!

Submission deadline has been extended to Friday, January 27, 2017 by 5:00pm!

If you think you've got what it takes, register online today at: https://form.jotform.com/70034109983960.

Monologue Slam 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017
Baltimore House (43 King William St, Hamilton)

The event is pay-what-you-can at the door with a suggested donation of $10. You can buy tickets in advance online for $8 (plus applicable service charges) here. All proceeds will go towards the 2017 Frost Bites Festival.


Hamilton's Only Site-Specific Theatre Festival is here and we don't want you to miss the hottest theatre ticket this February!

For only $25 you will have the chance to see 8 of the city's best performance companies take over the Art Gallery of Hamilton from February 16-19, 2017.

AGH Members receive a 20% discount. Click on the button to BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY!


Big shout out to our Frost Bites 2017 company sponsor - Mezcal Tacos and Tequila!

Every Monday in January all sales from their $5 Margarita Mondays will go to support Frost Bites! Mezcal TNT's famous house-made Margaritas are now available on tap! Same fresh ingredients you know and love made in bigger batches to bring you $5 Margarita Mondays.

Margaritas on tap? Yes please! Drink up and support Hamilton's only site-specific performance festival.

Mezcal TNT

150 James St S, Hamilton

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In partnership with the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), the Hamilton Fringe is pleased to host a grant writing workshop. Facilitated by Pat Bradley, Theatre Officer of the OAC, this free information session will provide artists with tools and strategies for writing effective grant proposals. Pat will share her perspective, information and tips about project grants and will answer all your questions!

Grant Writing Workshop
Hosted by Hamilton Fringe
In partnership with the Ontario Arts Council
March 21, 2017
Location TBA

Please RSVP as space is limited. Contact the Hamilton Fringe at 289.698.2234 for more information.

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We are looking for participants for the 2018 ALERT Program! Do you want to be a part of the next generation of artist producers in Hamilton?

• Emerging artists, 19 years and over with less than 5 years’ professional experience
• Preference will be given to local, new generation artists (19-30 years)
• Aspiring arts leaders who are provoked by the possibilities in Hamilton and want to gain the skills to bring their work to life.

Deadline to apply: March 15, 2017

Click here to apply and to find out what you receive in your eight-month training with us!

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Calling All Volunteers!

The Hamilton Fringe Festival is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to help us at this year’s Frost Bites 2017.

We have many positions available:
* Box office/FOH
* Show Guides
* Postering Crew
* Set Up/Tear Down Crew
* Runners

Volunteers will be given the chance to earn FREE tickets to Frost Bites shows, and invitations to the opening night party for the Festival. This is also a great way to earn volunteer hours for school and/or future fringe festival experiences!

If you are interested in joining the Frost Bites 2017 team, email our Volunteer Coordinator Jesse Horvath at volunteer@hamiltonfringe.ca.

Join us for an exciting site-specific festival experience!

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Have you considered becoming a Member of the Hamilton Fringe? It has its perks! We are pleased to announce a newly enhanced membership program that we hope will entice you to join us.

Membership Perks

voting rights at the Annual General Meeting
a Hamilton Fringe Backer Button (will get you into all Hamilton Fringe shows)
10% discount on Hamilton Fringe Festival tickets (max. 10 tickets per member)
Members-only invitation to the Annual Artists' Waffle Breakfast during the Hamilton Fringe Festival

As a special thank you, all donors and members will receive an advance copy of the Hamilton Fringe Festival Program Guide. Hooray!!

We welcome you in advance!


The Hamilton Fringe Festival would not be possible without the support of our government and community partners.

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