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March 28, 2023

Call for Submissions: Fringe Festival Lottery

Hosted by Intrepid Theatre Company

Applications are now open for the Victoria Fringe 2023! This year, creatives can apply to one of three lottery options: the Main Lottery, the Unconventional Venue Lottery, and the Fringe Indigenous Artist Program Lottery.

The Unconventional Venue lottery is open to off-site venues, site-specific venues, walking/moving outdoor shows, digital shows, etc. While you are welcome to apply to both the traditional Fringe lottery and the Unconventional Venue lottery, you cannot participate as both a regular lottery participant and an Unconventional Venue lottery participant; if you are selected in both, you must choose one.

Victoria Fringe provides:

  • A friendly, professionally run, well-attended festival event in beautiful downtown Victoria
  • 5 scheduled performances of a show that is up to 60 min long
  • A fully outfitted venue (between 50 – 100 seats, depending on health orders)
  • One professional technician and one Front of House Manager
  • Box office ticketing and audience service, all tickets in advance
  • Up to 3 hours technical rehearsal
  • A listing/graphic in the Fringe online program guide and website
  • Blanket Festival Promotion
  • Online artist resources, workshops, and tutorials
  • 100% Box office receipts (advance ticket fees excluded)

For more information and where to apply, visit their website!

The Victoria Fringe 2023 is scheduled to run August 23 – Sep 3, 2023.

Deadline: March 28 at 5:00pm PST.


If you have any questions, please reach out to Sean Guist, Artistic Director at sean@intrepidtheatre.com or by phone, (250) 383-2663.


Intrepid Theatre Company

2-1609 Blanshard Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 2J5, Canada

Intrepid Theatre Company was founded in 1986 to produce the Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival. Almost 30 years later, our original mandate continues to serve the company’s artistic and strategic plans, and the development of a healthy theatre community in Victoria BC. in brief: To enhance awareness and appreciation of contemporary theatre, by encouraging, developing, and producing new and or experimental work for public performance, and the promotion of new artists and their work through theatre festival production.