FRINGE HQ is back!


Our pop-up venue is set to return in April and we are moving into our hometown. FRINGE HQ Newtown, our new 65 seat black box theatre will be located at 5 Eliza Street Newtown, and will be available as an open access venue for hire between April-December 2021.

Click on through for more information on how to hire or what to see.


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The Sydney Fringe Festival is the largest independent arts festival in New South Wales with over 450 events presented in over 70 venues across Greater Sydney each year.


Each year culture creators from all over the city join forces with us to share Sydney’s stories presenting new work from all genres. Outside of festival time we activate unused space creating new cultural infrastructure and precincts.


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We have a range of exciting new positions available, see if any are your perfect fit!


Fringe HQ

Providing space for artists and Fringe experiences for audiences isn’t just for September. Discover where our year-round venues are popping up and what’s on.

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For Artists and Venues

As an open access festival our program is curated by our artists. Discover ways you can participate as an artist or venue.

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Throw us a line to support the next generation of Sydney’s culture creators and together we can build a vibrant night life to be proud of.


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Join us in investing in Sydney’s cultural life and be part of the city’s most diverse and vibrant cultural offering.

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Leadership & Advocacy

The Sydney Fringe is Sydney’s leader in addressing prohibitive issues facing local independent artists and venues. We advocate, activate and agitate for reform. Join us.

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Pieces of audio art and conversations, with music, performance, and culture makers from across Sydney. Offering an insight into the creative mind and why a vibrant arts culture is so important.


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