Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

We look forward to welcoming you to
the 36th annual Fringe from July 19–30, 2023!

Applications open for Indoor & Kids Venue companies

If you're interested in presenting a show at the Winnipeg Fringe this summer (play, musical, improv, dance, opera, storytelling...) applications for the Indoor and Kids Venue lotteries are now being accepted. For more information on what's involved in participating in the festival and to apply, please CLICK HEREThe deadline to apply is December 5 at 5pm CST.

Please note that BYOV (Bring Your Own Venue) applications will be available as of December 13.

2023 CAFF Touring Lottery applications now closed.

The lottery draw will take place on November 7th. The results will be posted on their website at

The Harry S. Rintoul Award for Best New Manitoba Play

Congratulations to Sarah Flynn for winning the 2022 Harry Rintoul Award for Whatever Happens After?.

Honourable mention: FERN created by Jo Burdon, Victoria Emilie Hill, Edward Wiebe & Tanner Manson.

We applaud all the local companies who staged innovative and original work during this year's festival. Thank you for sharing your work with Fringe audiences.


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