2022 Submission Information

Submissions for the in-person (Saturday, August 27th, 2022) and virtual (August 2022) Festival will be accepted from a variety of disciplines including (but not limited to) theater, dance, music, and visual arts. The submission form will be live on the festival’s website www.mkefringe.com and will remain open May 9th through May 30th, 2022. There is a submission fee of $20 per submission.

Artists of any discipline are encouraged to submit proposals of what they envision for their MKE Fringe show, including whether they would prefer to be a live or virtual show, along with examples of their past work. Submissions will be reviewed by the Milwaukee Fringe Festival Team. Accepted live performances will be assigned a performance slot in the Milwaukee Fringe Festival; All virtual submissions will be accepted.

Important Submission Information:

  • All live performances will be held at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, August 27th, 2022. Live performance submissions are subject to review. Application does not guarantee acceptance.
  • Shows accepted for an indoor performance in Vogel Hall will be required to pay a production fee of $250 and will receive a portion of their shows’ ticket sales. Shows accepted for a performance at the Peck Pavilion or Roving Artists do not have a production fee and are not ticketed shows.
  • No elaborate technical elements or sets are allowed. Live performances at Vogel Hall or on the Peck Pavilion Stage will have professional technicians to provide simple lights up/down and sound cues.
  • All virtual performances will be accepted. Artists are responsible for providing MKE Fringe with high quality video of their performances.

Questions on the submission process? Email info@mkefringe.com!