CONVENING – June 28th

Topic: The Open Access / Edinburgh / BYOV Model. Would it work in NYC? If so, how? How does participating in an open access festival differ from an adjudicated festival where the venue / staff are provided? Have you participated in an Open Access festival? Please join...
Phone A Fringe – Rochester Fringe Festival

Phone A Fringe – Rochester Fringe Festival

“Hey, Erica from Rochester Fringe Festival – when y’all were starting up, what led y’all to decide to have both a BYOV (Edinburgh Style) component as well as a curated component for your festival?”      ...

Phone A Fringe – Minnesota Fringe Festival

“Yo, Jeff, formerly of Minnesota Fringe Festival (and now of Arts Progress) can you tell us why you added a Bring Your Own Site Specific Venue component to Minnesota Fringe during your tenure?”            ...

Wages at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

As we look into various federal, state, and city employment regulations and how they might impact which model of fringe festival we all decide is best for FringeNYC’s future, it is worth noting that a BYOV / Open Access festival can’t possibly be held...

US & World Fringe Festivals – Open Access / BYOV Fees

Most Open Access / BYOV festivals charge participation fees – like any other programming model festival. Some also participate in box office income. On this post we’ll list some Open Access festivals in the U.S. and their participation fees, as well as...