TENT 2015 Participants
2015 TENT Participants. Photo credit: Solana Cain

Theatre Entrepreneurs’ Network & Training

Interested in a career in theatre, but don’t know where to start?
TENT can help!

TENT is the Toronto Fringe’s free immersive summer program for emerging theatre producers. During the 12 days of the Festival, we provide 40 participants (ages 18-29) the opportunity to further develop the skills necessary to pursue a career in professional theatre.

TENT includes:


With space generously donated by Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema!

TENT gave me access to the hardworking people making theatre in Canada, and it taught me how I can be one of them.

2015 TENT Participant
Youth participants
Convergence Theatre leading a TENT workshop in 2015. Photo credit: Solana Cain


Application requirements:

Please note, we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Note: we will make accommodations not just for the selection process but for the program itself.

The application process is through email, but if alternative ways are required we will accommodate your needs, such as a video application, in-person, or via the phone.

Applications sent to: tent@fringetoronto.com
Applications Open: Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Submission Deadline: Friday, April 28th, 2017

For additional information, please contact:
Tom Arthur Davis: tent@fringetoronto.com