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Design the Guide!


APR 2019

The Guide Contest is back! We would like to invite our Fringe community to design the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival guide cover, which will be distributed throughout L.A. county. Submit your design ideas anytime between today, Wednesday, April 3rd and Sunday, April 7th by 9:30am to be included in the qualifying round. To enter the contest visit our contest link.

The winner will receive a $550 cash prize for their winning design. Additionally, the winner is eligible for a bonus cash prize of $500 to design the category headings for various disciplines and the official Fringe Button – the pin fringe-goers sport as they see shows around Hollywood. Participation is open to everyone. To get started, create a (free) account on
Know the perfect artist? Please share the contest or this blog post with friends! 

Fringe Central is our main community space each June.


MAR 2019

Big news today, Fringers.

Fringe Central has been secured for 2019, and will be housed at The La-La Land Gallery (6450 Santa Monica Boulevard), in the heart of Theatre Row.

Fringe Central is the rallying point for the festival: a social hub for artists and audience members alike. A place where you can interact with Fringe staff, buy tickets and merchandise at Fringe Concierge, hear about what’s hot from fellow Fringers, make those truly special Fringeships, and grab a drink at the infamous Bryan’s Bar. We’ll have many more details in the coming weeks about Fringe Central, so watch this space.

Join the Fringe team!


MAR 2019

We are looking for smart, motivated individuals to help the Fringe staff mount the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival. It’s a big job but it’s also a very rewarding one. Some of our past interns have even moved on to become Fringe staff. 

The following positions are available: Events Intern, Programs Intern, Volunteer Coordinator Intern and FringeTV Production Intern.

If you are interested in an internship with the Hollywood Fringe Festival, please review the four available positions here and submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] Please specify which position(s) you are applying for in your cover letter. Deadline to apply is April 15th.



MAR 2019

*Article updated to include Final Office Hours info!*

Join Hollywood Fringe staff and participants for weekly casual meet-ups at different bars and cafés around Hollywood. If you’re wondering what the fuss is all about, check out this FringeTV video

Office Hours take place Wednesdays starting March 27th. We’ve included the times and locations below. 

  • March 27th, 7-10pm - St. Felix (1602 N. Cahuenga Blvd.) 
  • April 3rd, 7-10pm – The Broadwater Plunge (6324 Santa Monica Blvd.) 
  • April 10th, 7-10pm – The Well (6255 Sunset Blvd.)
  • April 17th, 7-10pm - St. Felix (1602 N. Cahuenga Blvd.) 
  • April 24th, 7-10pm - Pig N’ Whistle (6714 Hollywood Blvd.) 
  • May 1st, 7-11pm - BLACK (6202 Santa Monica Blvd.) – 10% of sales donated to HFF
  • May 8th, 7-11pm – BLACK (6202 Santa Monica Blvd.) - 10% of sales donated to HFF
  • May 15th, 7-11pm - BLACK (6202 Santa Monica Blvd.) - 10% of sales donated to HFF
  • May 22nd, 7-11pm - BLACK (6202 Santa Monica Blvd.) - 10% of sales donated to HFF
  • May 29th, 7-11pm - BLACK (6202 Santa Monica Blvd.) - 10% of sales donated to HFF
  • June 5th, 7pm-Late – LAST OFFICE HOURS/FRINGE RUNWAY 2019 – Thymele Arts (5481 Santa Monica Blvd.) - Showcase select costumes from your production at Fringe Runway, the Hollywood Fringe fashion show. The night will be begin with a general office hours and end with a Live Band Karaoke Party. Grab a drink starting at 7:00 pm and get ready to strut your stuff!

In addition to our 21+ Office Hours series, we host a series called “Dining About Fringe” for all ages on the following dates:

  • April 11th, 6-8pm – Bungalow 40 (6541 Santa Monica Blvd.)
  • April 25th, 6-8pm – Eat This Cafe (6547 Santa Monica Blvd.)
  • May 9th, 6-8pm – Bungalow 40 (6541 Santa Monica Blvd.)
  • May 23rd, 6-8pm – Eat This Cafe (6547 Santa Monica Blvd.) 

For updates including specials and more, read your newsletters and check the #drinkingaboutfringe and #diningaboutfringe hashtags on Twitter and Instagram (as well as #hff19, the official festival hashtag).

Networking is an essential ingredient to your success at Fringe and we’re giving you a ton of opportunities to mix and mingle! Hope to see you #drinkingaboutfringe soon.

Festival Director Ben Hill leads a Town Hall.


FEB 2019

We are pleased to present our annual series of Town Halls and Workshops as a way to help you navigate the Hollywood Fringe Festival. You can reserve your free seats by clicking the event links below. 

You can check out all our other workshops and events on FringeTV