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 connects emerging artists with established artists and theatre leaders, to nurture a new generation of knowledgeable, empowered, creative, self-producing independent artists.

The 2019 TENT program will include:

Workshops > Develop the necessary skills to pursue your career in professional theatre throughout an exciting and diverse series of workshops in areas such as promotion & publicity, grant writing, well-being, and more.
Guest Advisers > TENT workshops are led by guest advisors who are respected working artists, producers and managers. The program provides an excellent opportunity to connect with the professional artistic community.
Free Shows > See 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival programming at no cost with a TENT Rush Pass.
Bursaries > A limited number of $500 bursaries will be available for participants, with focus on those from priority neighbourhoods.

Applications for the 2019 TENT Program are NOW CLOSED. 

Please consider an application next year.


For additional information, contact Program Director Tanisha Taitt at tent [@] fringetoronto.com

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
A TENT Youth participant is writing something on a whiteboard in the classroom
Convergence Theatre leading a TENT workshop in 2015. Photo credit: Solana Cain