Annual Fringe Theatre Festival presented by Pacific Coast Stage Co. on the traditional territory of the Snuneymuxw people.
Lottery Selection Categories (spots available):
- Local (5)
- National (2 remaining, 1 spot has been filled by the Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals Touring Lottery)
- International (2)
- Cultural (1)
Bringing the Laughs in 2023:
- Stand-up Comedy (4)
** Lottery selected Stand-up Comedians will each headline a late night venue for one-night-only, whereas traditional Nanaimo Fringe artists have 6 shows each throughout the Festival run.
Artists receive 100% of their Box Office revenues. Stand-up Comedians receive 100%, less honoraria (totalling no more than $100) for their local warm-up acts.
The 2023 Artist Lottery is now LIVE.
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