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What is FRINGE WORLD Festival

FRINGE WORLD Festival is Western Australia's largest annual performance platform. The 2017 Festival (20 January to 19 February) played host to 700 shows at over 150 venues and performance spaces spread across Perth and further afield in local communities and neighbourhoods.

The Festival's 2018 dates will be announced soon.

Visit the FAQ page for more information about the Festival.

Impact Report

FRINGE WORLD is one of the fastest growing events in the Southern Hemisphere and the largest annual event in Western Australia. The Festival annually publishes an Impact Report, to highlight the Festival's achievements and provide key insights from our extensive surveying and data analysis.

Click here to read the 2016 FRINGE WORLD Festival Impact Report.

Sign up to our e-news for notification of when the 2017 Impact Report is available.

FRINGE WORLD Festival organisation

FRINGE WORLD Festival is produced by Artrage Inc, a Not-For-Profit cultural organisation and charity that has been at the forefront of enriching and evolving the creative arts and culture of Western Australia since 1983.


Anthony Robinson, Hon Chairperson
Lindsay O'Sullivan, Hon Vice Chairperson
Michele Fletcher, Hon Treasurer
Rebecca Tunks, Hon Secretary
Ahmad Abas
John Goodlad
Kyle Jeavons
Saffron Solomon


CEO: Marcus Canning
Festival Director: Amber Hasler
Business Director: Kenny Lye
Marketing Director: Jo Hos

Business Systems Manager: Amir Barber-Skwarko

Senior Administration Coordinator: Lindsay Mulcahy
Accounts Coordinator: Shashi Settinayake
Administration Coordinators: Brianna Wotzko, Kate Cassidy

Program Manager: Kylie Brown
Producers: Georgia Foulkes-Taylor, Hannah Rule, Liz Newell, Liz Walker, Ruth Morris

Logistics and Front of House
Operations Manage: Mon Wajon
Front of House Coordinator: Sophie Qualie

Production and Technical
Production Manager: Katie Dixon
Logistics Production Coordinator: Bec Cooen
Technical Manager: Blake Granston
Technical Coordinator: Samantha Martin
Site Managers: Kieran Diamond, Steve Outram, Christian Schooneveldt Reid, Jordan Roach
Workshop Production Coordinators: Jared Nelson, Natalie Nivison

Partnership Manager: Ellie Rafter
Partnerships Coordinator: Indi Ranson

Senior Marketing Coordinator: Mel Jasa
Marketing Coordinator: Pia Fruin
Volunteer Review Coordinator: Rachel Watts
Marketing Interns: Nicole Tan Emery

Box Office & Ticketing
Senior Box Office Coordinator: Tiffany Creasey
Box Office Coordinators: Erica McLachlin, Bec Nguyen, Cheryl Mizzi
Festival IT & Technical Support: Nic Van Essen
Ticketing Assistant: Elizabeth Jilbert

Rooftop Movies
About: FRINGE WORLD Festival produces Rooftop Movies, Perth's top shelf outdoor cinema experience.
Rooftop Movies Programmer: James Taylor

Bar Management

FRINGE WORLD & Rooftop Movies: Independent Events


BRAND: Studio Papa
WEB: Studio Robot

Registration and Ticketing System

3dR Resourcing
Derek Lavine


Buzz Marketing
Sian Delaney