The Fringe professionals’ desk
Amsterdam Fringe Festival invites professionals in the field of programming, talent scouting, and/or arranging bookings for venues – to benefit from our international network.
The Arts Industry Office is the Fringe professionals’ desk that will get you set up for discovering and booking new talented artists and exhilarating shows. We are happy to guide you through the world of Amsterdam Fringe Festival, provide you with personal advice and the hottest festival tips.
How to register as professional with the Arts Industry Office?
Via the website of Amsterdam Fringe Festival you can request an accreditation for the Arts Industry Office. The deadline for sending in accreditation requests is 24 August 2017.
Please note that some performances and activities have a limited audience capacity and sell out quickly. We therefore we advise you to register as soon as possible.
What can the Arts Industry Office do for you?
The Arts Industry Office is here to answer your questions about the festival, the programme and the artists. We look forward to helping you find productions for your programme, how to navigate through the festival and the city and help you meet other professionals. You can also request complimentary tickets.
What do you mean to Amsterdam Fringe?
Your presence at the festival is important to our makers and gives you the opportunity to meet future superstars. Your knowledge helps the artists to get (better) acquainted with the performing arts industry and improves their (networking) skills. We hope to welcome you at our networking events.
Thursday September 7 [10 AM to 5 PM]: New Makers Day.
For the first time, Nederlands Theater Festival and Amsterdam Fringe will co-organise a Showcase day focused on new theatre talent. There will be Fringe pitches in the morning. In the afternoon, you can visit the programme around the ‘BNG Nieuwe Theatermakersprijs’ – a price for young theatre makers. Tickets (€20,-) are available through the website of the Nederlands Theater Festival. Lunch and two drinks are included in your ticket.
Thursday September 14th [2 to 5 PM]: Professional networking event.
Come meet the Fringe artists! During five rounds professionals and makers from the festival will join in conversation led by a host. We want to give our makers the opportunity to meet the professionals from our network. During this networking event they will get to ask questions about the industry, what professionals pay attention to when scouting and how they can expand their own network. It also gives them the opportunity to introduce their work. For you it will be the perfect occasion to discover new talent (first)!
Please let us know if you would like to join before Sunday August 27 by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact the Arts Industry Office through aio[@]amsterdamfringe.nl.