OH MATRON!!! …Our ‘FRINGE’ Antidote To  Successful Festivaling

Each September sees a rampant outbreak of individuals or clusters of bodies who don t-shirts and voluntarily run about the city directing the public and strangers alike to immersive themselves the epidemic now called FRINGE – this strain of binge ‘Festivaling’ is whole heartedly encouraged

Our Volunteer aides and nurses are well into becoming a National Institution like The Red Cross itself – their passion and spirit are as infectious and fresh to first time performers, artists, producers and writers as when it first started back 1990’s– with their selfless commitment lending itself to the festival to showcase the best in new Irish talent and inviting over the most innovative and creative International Acts that The Arts Scene has to offer. #SharingIsCaring

FRINGE Benefits: Clinical trials have shown that positive lasting outcomes may include prescribed parties to heal our fight-fatigued souls and soothe us with filthy laughs, distil rage and brew art from the inexpressible. Volunteering and FRINGE combined is the adrenaline of chance, limitless euphoria and ‘joy as the act of resistance’.

FRINGE Side Effects: long exposure to such euphoric events and revelations may lead one to becoming, as our Chief In Residence has noted, ‘ a dreamer and doer, wordsmith and radical, crafters, grafters, pirates and bad bitches’.  These outwardly signs of artistic emotion and inclusion are not to be frowned upon but nurtured so they can step in and carry on the legacy. Volunteering is not a disease – it is advantageous addiction that stokes the artist in all of us.

Along with these symptoms and side effects  to come , why not volunteer with us, we have positions as interns, supervisors, Front of House & Ticketing Volunteers, Admin & Production as well as Outdoor Marshalls & Street Team vacancies.

So why not take a chance and volunteer – you never know it could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship with the Performing Arts in Dublin –#OurFRINGEBrigade

“Art Should Comfort The Disturbed

And Disturb The Comfortable”

– A Keen But Anonymous Arts Observer

(probably a one time Volunteer J)

How To Become A Volunteer ‘FRINGE’ Alchemist This Festival

Simply complete the Volunteers application prescription here and email it back to Matron Mama by August 19th to be included in our Recruitment Day Clinic invite.  Any questions, comments or queries please do not hesitate to contact this Festival Volunteer Matron – Mother FRINGE at volunteers@fringefest.com

Shy, Curious or just Damn Right Inquisitively concerned?

Showing symptoms of “Volunteering-itis” but still not sure that you want to be diagnosed – why not come along to our Open Recruitment Call  Clinic on Saturday 18th August @ 17:00 in Studio 2 @ FRINGE Lab.  You can find hear all about our Festival Volunteering Family’s secret from why it just works and why our Annual Bake Off #SoggyBottomsUnite is the most sought after competitive event of the festival and why you should just embrace that volunteering itch –#VolunteerCultureIsCulture

Deadline for completed Applications is Sunday August 19th 2018, 5pm sharp

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Date Posted: 26 July 2018
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