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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 2018 Festival will be held from 26 January to 25 February 2018.

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 2017 FRINGE WORLD Festival Impact Report.

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
John Goodlad
Kyle Jeavons
Saffron Solomon
Gabrielle Vitali
Renee Pilkington


CEO: Marcus Canning
Festival Director: Amber Hasler
Business Director: Rudi Gracias
Marketing Director: Jo Hos

Business and Administration
Business Systems Manager: Amir Barber-Skwarko
Senior Administration Coordinator: Lindsay Mulcahy
Accounts Coordinator: Shashi Settinayake

Program Manager: Ruth Morris

Production Manager: Katie Dixon

Marketing and Partnerships
Senior Marketing Coordinator: Mel Jasa
Partnerships Coordinator: Indi Ranson

Box Office and Ticketing
Box Office Manager: Tiffany Creasey
Senior Box Office Coordinator: Cheryl Mizzi

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

Bar Management

FRINGE WORLD & Rooftop Movies: Independent Events


BRAND: Studio Papa


Buzz Marketing
Claudia Firth