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Dunedin Fringe 2020 Registrations and Funding Applications OPEN

Job details

Dunedin Fringe Festival
6 Sep 2019
Work type
Call for entries, Funding
Work classification
Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Other


2020 Dunedin Fringe Festival registrations open 12 August - 30 November

Dunedin Fringe Artist Grants: applications open 12 August - 6 September

Go to  www.dunedinfringe.nz for registration forms 

Thanks to Creative New Zealand, the Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust has funding to distribute to New Zealand artists. The funding is to support the development and presentation of work to be part of the Dunedin Fringe Festival 2020 programme. If you meet the eligibility and assessment criteria, we encourage you to apply for a Fringe Artist Grant.

Two pools of funding are available this year. The process is concurrent and identical, although you will be asked to identify which pool you are applying for.

  1. General Pool ($20,000). Any artist, working in any art-form, who mets the criteria can apply to this
    fund. Successful grants generally range from between $500 and $2000.

  2. Otago / Southland Professional Theatre pool ($15,000). This supplementary funding has been provided by
    Creative NZ to support the community most affected by the closure of the Fortune Theatre and
    therefore has more limited eligibility. There is no indicative funding band and the panel will consider
    requests for funding of up to $15,000. 

Funding Applications close Friday 6 September 2019. 

Funding Application decisions announced Friday 20 September.

Successful applications are conditional on applicants completing Dunedin Fringe Registration prior to the registration deadline: 30 November. N.B early bird (discounted) registrations close Friday 27 September.




How to apply

For Funding: Apply before 6 September 2019 (use the links above)

For Event Registrations: Register before 27 September 2019 for Early Bird Rego Fees. Final Applications Close 30 November 2019 (use the links above)

Head to our website for more info! 

Written by

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

30 Jul 2019

Interests Facilitating the development and presentation of innovative and experimental art in all art forms via a high profile annual, open-access, festival.