The Site-Specific Category


Update on Fringe 2021 Applications and COVID-19

Want to think outside of the black box? The Site-Specific Category at Fringe is a patron favourite. We've had shows in school buses, bars, pools, shops and more. What will you come up with next?

What is the Site-Specific Category?

The Site-Specific category is a bring-your-own-venue category for individuals who want to produce a show in an accessible, non-conventional theatre space. It is not a lottery category, it is filled on a first-come, first-served basis, based on approval of an eligible venue. Applicants must submit a venue proposal that demonstrates an inherent significance or connection to the show that will be presented.

Applications to the site-specific category open in the fall and remain open until 20 spots are filled. 


The applicant is responsible for:

Other details:

View a sample Site-Specific application from 2020.  Subject to change.

View a sample Site-Specific "Definitions and Standards" document from 2020. Subject to change.