As plans turn to action for the inaugural ON THE EDGE fringe festival, organizers at the fringe wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on how we got here. Over the past few years, lots of local theatre people have commented on the need for a Northern Ontario fringe festival and how we as a region suffer without one. ON THE EDGE fringe started when a group of like-minded artists working in theatre, visual arts and performance art became tired of waiting for someone else to get things started.
Members of this group had recently attended a 3-day masters class conducted by Paul Gudgin, former Director of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The experience of working with Paul sparked a revolution. Our community would become activated and we are creating a fringe festival like no other. Read full article at North Bay Nipssing News!