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Oregon Fringe Festival App is Live - Apply Now!

The 2022 Oregon Fringe Festival App is LIVE!

The 2022 Oregon Fringe Festival App is LIVE!

The 2022 Oregon Fringe Festival App is LIVE! Students, local artists, national artists, and international artists…We encourage ALL to apply! Our roster includes music, theatre, visual art exhibitions, film, physical theatre, dance, circus, spoken word, and MORE! This is a fantastic opportunity to present your creativity to a fun and diverse audience.

The 2022 Oregon Fringe Festival takes place live and online from Wednesday, April 27 – Sunday, May 1, 2022.

Priority Consideration Deadline: Monday, December 6, 2021. December 13, 2021
Regular Consideration Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2021.
Late Consideration Deadline: Monday, January 10, 2022.

Submit applications by the Priority Consideration Deadline to be considered for an honorarium. The Late Consideration Deadline only applies to Southern Oregon University students and faculty. No late submissions accepted. For more information about the festival and application process, please click here.

About the Oregon Fringe Festival:

(Ashland, Ore.) Each spring, the Oregon Center for the Arts produces the Oregon Fringe Festival (OFF), a multi-day event bringing together emerging creators and real-world artistic practitioners to share their respective experiences and to engage with each other’s work. The festival’s mission is simple: to provide a boundary-breaking platform for free expression and to celebrate unconventional art and unconventional spaces.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to attend our events. If you are a person with a disability who requires accommodation(s) in order to participate in this festival, then please contact Disability Resources at [email protected] in advance.

The OFF provides a boundary-breaking platform for free expression. The result amplifies the voices of those who are all too unrepresented in the creative arts industry. Moreover, a lens focusing on equity, diversity, and inclusion filter our selection process for all projects submitted.

The 2022 Oregon Fringe Festival App is LIVE!

About the Oregon Center for the Arts:

The Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University serves as a creative catalyst for students, educators, and artists from the state, the nation, and the world. The beautiful Southern Oregon mountain setting provides a special place to learn, explore and train in all arts disciplines.


About Southern Oregon University:

Southern Oregon University sits upon 175 acres of beautifully maintained campus. A committed and well-respected faculty and talented students occupy its outstanding facilities. SOU envisions itself as an inclusive, sustainable university for the future. Therefore, faculty, staff, and leadership collaborate to achieve those ideals. They unite in their dedication to the students who will create lives of purpose and fulfill our region’s promise. As a result, SOU enhances the economic, cultural, and social well-being of southern Oregon. SOU helps its students learn the skills to work both independently and collaboratively, be adaptable and embrace creativity. Its diversity gives SOU both texture and strength. Faculty, staff, and leadership value and respect students’ thoughtfully shared points of view.


Tribal Origins of Southern Oregon

Southern Oregon University and the Oregon Fringe Festival are located within the ancestral homelands of the Shasta, Takelma, and Latgawa peoples. People who lived here since time immemorial.

These Tribes were displaced during rapid Euro-American colonization, the Gold Rush, and armed conflict between 1851 and 1856. Further, the discovery of gold and settlement in the 1850s brought thousands of Euro-Americans to their lands. Consequently, this invasion led to warfare, epidemics, starvation, and burned villages.

Then, in 1853, tribal leaders signed the first of several treaties, confederating these Tribes and others together. As a result, they became known as the Rogue River Tribe. These treaties ceded most of their homelands to the United States in return for the guarantee of a permanent homeland reserved for them. Finally, these Tribes and many other Tribes from western Oregon were removed to the Siletz Reservation and the Grand Ronde Reservation at the end of the Rogue River Wars in 1856.

Today, the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Community of Oregon ( and the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians ( consist of living descendants of the Takelma, Shasta, and Latgawa peoples of this area. We encourage YOU to learn about the land you reside on and to join us in advocating for the inherent sovereignty of Indigenous people.

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