Turning nine this year, the Sydney Fringe Festival definitely has a uniquely Sydney voice and amazing Ambassadors championing this event. Firmly on the annual arts calendar, it highlights, amplifies and promotes the work of local Sydney based artists to the world. Connect to the city in new ways for the whole month of September 2018, by interacting with undiscovered parts of Sydney that have been activated. Events at unused buildings, unlocked hidden gems and major outdoor activations, gives you a snapshot of Sydney feels as the Festival shapes up to be bolder than ever before.
Browse The Guide online, if you haven't got a hardcopy in your hand. Grab your tickets by searching venue, date, show name or genre. There's lots to choose from, with something for everyone. Some of the featured events will challenge your psyche. Destructive Steps X, Australia's biggest Street Dance Festival actually touches down in Sydney on 31 August and dances its way across to 2 September. It's going to be non-stop battling action between B-boys and B-girls, Poppers, Lockers, Waackers and more! It's all ages and family friendly with a special Kids Battles event on 2 Sep. Can't miss this one, with dance workshops from esteemed international artists like Popin Pete. HIs choreographing history includes working with celebrities like Michael Jackson. Definitely not to be missed!
The Up Late and Uncut sell out event, The Burlesque Museum is back! Get a glimpse behind the curtain for a unique way to interact with burlesque. See costumes and shows up close, along with additional special guests. Fringe Ignite's full program for Sat 1 Sep from 4-9pm is yet to be announced, but be prepared for 26 gigs across 13 spaces for the opening celebration that'll take over Oxford Street Hub.
It's going to be one massive precinct party filling the street, shopfronts, venues and spaces with live music and performances. It stretches across the National Art School, Oxford Art Factory, The Eternity Playhouse, East Sydney Community and Arts Centre, UNSW Art & Design, Pop-Up Shop Fronts, outdoor spaces, and more.
(L) Artist & Fashion Designer Stavroula Adameitis aka Frida Las Vegas, the talent behind the exclusive Sydney Fringe 2018 print (R) Katie-Louise Nicol-Ford, creator of Sydney Fringe outfits