For Immediate ReleaseMarch 22, 2016 Announcing the 2nd Annual Emerging Fringe ContestSunday June 26 and Sunday July 3, 2016 The San Diego International Fringe Festival is thrilled to announce its 2nd Annual regional competition for performing artists - grades 7-12 - to showcase original works created and performed by Emerging Fringe student artists of any performing arts discipline or genre. In addition to cash prizes for the first through third place winners, the 1st Place Winner of Emerging Fringe is entered to win the $1000 Jonathan Dunn-Rankin Scholarship, presented by Actors Alliance of San Diego, to help with costs for producing a full-length show in SDIFF17. The Emerging Fringe Application deadline is May 1, 2016. The competition dates are Sunday, June 26 and Sunday, July 3, 2016. For complete rules and requirements click: www.sdfringe.org/emergingfringe.html SPECIAL THANKS to County Supervisor Dave Roberts for helping make these awards possible.
ABOUT SAN DIEGO FRINGE: San Diego International Fringe Festival is a project of Contact Arts, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2003 along with Actors Alliance of San Diego with the purpose OF building a network OF creativity & communication. Contact Arts & AASD aim to connect ideas with social action through progressive performance & community engaged projects. Contact: Liliana Ciurlino / Contact Arts FounderDIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EVENTS & EMERGING FRINGEliliana@sdfringe.org