Independent Artists

Welcome to our Artist Resources page! Below, you will find information about registering for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, opportunities for independent artists, any open calls for artists, and more.

For questions about the Fringe Festival and artist support, you can contact Independent Artist Programs Manager April Rose at

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 2021 Fringe Festival Artist Deadlines

 The 2021 Fringe Festival will run September 9 – October 2.

Registration for the 2021 Fringe Festival will open May 3, 2021

2021 Registration Options

Independent artists are among some of those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and FringeArts is doing what we can to support artists in this difficult time. 

We have again made the decision to waive registration fees for the 2021 Fringe Festival, save for a $20 processing fee that goes directly to our registration platform, Eventotron.

Registration options for the 2021 Fringe Festival will be announced this spring. Artists should keep in mind that COVID-19 restrictions at Festival time will ultimately impact the way performances can be staged.

Artists should consider that Digital and Socially Distanced Outdoor presentations are the most likely to be within safety guidelines.

To discuss your 2021 Fringe Festival plans, reach out to the Independent Artist Programs Manager, April Rose at, or schedule a consultation online.

Events & Updates

Throughout the year, we’ll be updating this page with upcoming artist events and opportunities.

2021 Resources & Documents

To download: Right click any of the documents below
and “save target as” or “save link as.”

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