The Tucson Fringe Festival is an unjuried, uncensored performing arts festival. Following international fringe tenets, the festival provides artists with low-risk, low-cost opportunities to perform by using economies of scale to reduce venue rental costs and by taking 0% of the artist’s earnings. Additionally, the festival also provides the Tucson arts community with avant-garde, non-traditional performing arts at very low ticket prices. Finally, the festival does not curate or select the performances, maintaining an environment in which everyone and anyone can perform. This ensures that underrepresented artistic voices are championed in our community.
Growing up as Mixed Race Filipino-American is unsure of who you really are, but many crazy family members help mold who you are and give you a sense of your own identity through experiences and stories about death, passing down cultural heritage, and how food will always bring people together.
Matt Denney is excited and honored to be a part of the Tucson Fringe Festival! Recently relocated here to Tucson, he currently works at the University of Arizona as a Community Director. Matt received his BA in Theatre Education at the University of Nevada-Reno and his M.S.Ed in Higher Education Leadership at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He has collaborated with East West Players: The Premiere Asian-American Theatre in Los Angeles and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington DC. He also has served as a Teaching Artist and Board Member at the Whitewater Arts Alliance. He remains passionate about being an advocate and educator for future artists in the rehearsal room. He dreams to continue to teach students about identity, individuality, and performance arts.
Date & Time
Jan 15 - 16, 2022