The Fringe Festival of Dublin is a contemporary performing arts festival. Dublin Fringe Festival has programmes on theatre, dance and performance art from Irish and international companies. Areas of focus are new Irish writing and work not previously produced in Ireland, innovative production style, physical theatre, and work from young, recently formed companies.
Followed by fans and first-timers alike, Dublin Fringe Festival draws more than 30,000 spectators for 16 days and nights each September, transforming Dublin into an exposé of great creative talent from around the globe. The Festival is a platform for the best new, emerging Irish arts companies and a showcase for the finest international contemporary performing arts.
For artists, Fringe facilitates opportunities to innovate, to cross boundaries and strengthen the conditions in which they work. For audiences, Fringe is the place to discover meaningful, exciting and unforgettable cultural experiences.