July 30 to August 4, 2018

WaterFire Providence would like to welcome back FRINGEPVD, the Providence Fringe Festival for its second year at the WaterFire Arts Center.

2017 FRINGEPVD performance in the Northwest Studio at the WaterFire Arts Center. Photograph by Erin Cuddigan.


Founded in 2014 by The Wilbury Theatre GroupFRINGEPVD (The Providence Fringe Festival) is open to anyone who wants to produce their own show. For some artists, it’s a once-a-year opportunity to create a show; for others it can be an opportunity to try something new.

Audiences are encouraged to take full advantage of the variety of performing & visual artists participating in the fringe. Attend performances that you wouldn’t normally attend, see things you wouldn’t otherwise see.  ​Keep an open mind, and have fun.

​The 2018 Providence Fringe Festival is presented by The Wilbury Theatre Group, ​in collaboration with WaterFire Providence.

Volunteer Opportunities

FringePVD is back at the WaterFire Arts Center and there are Stage Manager and House Manager Volunteer Positions available for each evening of the festival, Monday, July 30 – Saturday, August 4 from 6PM – 11PM. Great opportunity for an outgoing individuals and students studying drama or theatre!

  • STAGE Manager Volunteer Position: Assist with the coordination and movement of artists on and off stage, to ensure performances commence and finish
    on time, and to assist crew with equipment as required. Sign up here.*
  • HOUSE Manager Volunteer Position: Great and inform patrons, assist in ticket taking and ushering. Sign up here.**Note: Must create an account to register. Registered users will not receive any promotional and/or marketing communications.

All volunteers will be invited to attend an orientation to help familiarize them with the festival program.

Questions? Please contact Jamie Leiva, Volunteer Resources Manager |

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