Austin's 2019 Fronterafest Applications and Staff Positions Available

(via announces that applications for the 2019 festival are now available at The festival consists of four components: the Short Fringe, held at Hyde Park Theatre, features performances of 25 minutes or less; the Long Fringe, running at Ground Floor Theatre, is for performances running 45-90 minutes long; Bring Your Own Venue (BYOV), is for pieces 45-120 minutes long performed at venues supplied by the participant; and Mi Casa es Su Teatro is a day of curated performances in private homes.
The deadline to apply for the Short Fringe and Bring Your Own Venue is November 1st, 2018. The Long Fringe has been restructured and has an earlier deadline of October 1st. 
FronteraFest is an unjuried, multi-disciplinary festival and slots are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis for performances of all kinds: theatre, dance, improv, poets, storytelling, sketch comedy, short films, performance art, magic acts, music, pretty much anything you can think of.  
We are also seeking staff and production team members for 2019, including box office personnel, house managers, light board operators, stage managers, and assistant stage managers. All staff and crew will receive a weekly stipend.  Please send resume and letter of interest to
Long Fringe application deadline is October 1, 2018
Short Fringe and BYOV application deadline: November 1, 2018
FRONTERAFEST 2019 runs January 15 - February 16, 2019
Additional Information: 
FronteraFest is a five-weeks long performance festival which presents a variety of performances in four different components: the Short Fringe, the Long Fringe, Bring Your Own Venue, and Mi Casa es Su Teatro. The 2019 iteration will be the twenty-sixth festival and the eighteenth to be presented by co-producing partners Hyde Park Theatre and ScriptWorks. 

Hyde Park Theatre develops writers, designers, directors, and actors from within the Austin community, while at the same time producing works by exciting new and established voices of the alternative theatre scene. HPT works with a broad and diverse base of local artists to produce theater that confronts, challenges, and entertains.  Hyde Park Theatre is funded in part by a cultural contract with the City of Austin and by the Texas Commission on the Arts


ScriptWorks is a playwright-driven organization that seeks to promote the craft of dramatic writing and protect the writer's integrity by encouraging playwright initiative and harnessing collective potential. ScriptWorks is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division, the Texas Commission on the Arts, and individual donors. For more information visit