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The Philadelphia Fringe Festival was founded in 1997 by Nick Stuccio, a former corps member of Pennsylvania Ballet and independent arts producer, and Eric Schoefer, a choreographer and performance artist. The first Festival took place in September of 1997 and featured 60 performance groups. The Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe currently present sixteen days of performing arts events each year, beginning on the Labor Day holiday weekend.
This is a collection of materials from the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, 1997-2003. Materials include video, audio, and DVD submissions of dance, drama, and musical performances; posters, flyers, postcards, banners, festival guides, and one t-shirt; several scripts for plays; ticket stubs; and artist participant lists (1997-1999).
An inventory is available in the repository.
- Temple University Libraries Special Collections Research Center
- Finding Aid Date
- This collection-level EAD record is a product of the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL) Consortial Survey Initiative, which was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.