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Apply to the 2018 Charm City Fringe Festival

We're back for our 7th year in 2018. The Festival will take place from November 1-11, 2018 in the Bromo Arts District of Baltimore. Below, please find information on this year's festival, artist applications, and the steps needed to apply to be one of the performing groups producing this year at the Charm City Fringe Fest. 

We look forward to having you at Maryland's largest Fringe Festival. Follow the simple steps below to apply!


Step 1: Read about how it works.

Click here to read this packet to learn more about the festival and how to participate.

Performing - Performing at Fringe-managed venues or bringing your own venue (BYOV) is a fantastic experience for seasoned and emerging performers. 

Selection Process - Your application will be evaluated by a team of your peers looking at specific criteria. 

Step 2. Complete the application.

Applications are accepted beginning April 1st and must be submitted by June 24th.

ONLINE: We highly encourage performers to complete the online application and to pay your application fee through the PayPal button below. The 2018 festival application is embedded below.

MAIL: If you prefer, you can download and print the PDF of the application attached to the informational packet above and mail your application and application fee to the given address.

Step 3: Pay the application fee.

Non-refundable US $35 April 1 to May 31 (Early Bird); $55 from June 1 to June 24 (Standard). You can pay by check to Charm City Fringe or online through PayPal, below. Make sure to include your show title and primary contact with all payments.

Enter your show title here:
Enter primary contact name:

Step 4: Mail the application (if applicable).

If applying by mail, your application must be postmarked by June 24, 2018. Charm City Fringe, c/o Artist Selection Committee, 2842 Saint Paul St., Apt. 3, Baltimore, MD 21218. Questions? Email with the subject line “2018 Application Question, Your Show Title (if applicable)” with any questions about applying or performing in the Fringe!