St Lou Fringe

Kranzberg Arts Center 501 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis

St Lou Fringe builds community by connecting uncensored, unjuried performing arts with accessible and affordable performances for audiences. The 2018 ten-day festival opens on August 15 under the Big Top in the Grand Center Arts District and runs through August 26th. With over 28 acts this year St Lou Fringe is unleashing more voices than […]


2019 St Lou Fringe Festival

Grand Center District 500 North Grand Blvd., Saint Louis

What Is Fringe? "It all started in 1947 in Edinburgh, Scotland, as an alternative festival that played concurrently with the Edinburgh International Festival. In 1948, Robert Kemp, a local journalist, gave it the name Fringe: “Round the fringe of official Festival drama, there seems to be more private enterprise..." -US Association of Fringe- UNCENSORED No […]


2020 St Lou Fringe Virtual Festival

Online via Zoom Zoom link provided prior to event, St. Louis

The 9th Annual St Lou Fringe Festival is the 1st ever VIRTUAL St Lou Fringe. Please join us from August 15 through August 23, 2020 as we welcome 27+ virtual festival opportunities that include: Opera, Solo Performance, Performance Poetry, Comedy, Aerial, Dance, Literary Arts, Satire, New Musicals & Plays & more. Our St Lou Fringe […]

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Due to the ongoing financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) has been working diligently to adjust our annual grantmaking programs to ensure alignment with RAC’s strategic priorities, and in response to feedback from the arts community.


We have gathered a variety of news, information, and other resources to sustain the health and vibrancy of our arts community.


As the leading public catalyst for arts and culture in St. Louis, the Regional Arts Commission leverages the power of creativity to strengthen and enrich our community. Read our commitment to diversity, racial equity, accessibility, and inclusion, and see our strategic plan for the next five years.


Covid-19 has impacted us all. But what it hasn’t changed is RAC’s commitment to finding innovative ways to support arts programming, arts organizations, and individual artists through the pandemic, and to resuming these programs as soon as conditions allow.


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