21 august - 3 September 2023
Bringing the International Fringe culture to Ukraine and raising awareness about Ukraine in the World
Theatre festival in English around Independence day of Ukraine. A successor to ProAct Fest
Ukraine Fringe brings the International Fringe culture to Ukraine and raises awareness about Ukraine in the World
The goal of the festival in 2023 is to support Ukraine via Fringe Festival
Ukraine Fringe 2023 will be held in two formats – live shows in Kyiv and online.
Save the dates and be ready for something completely unexpectable!
1) Kyiv program (01.09 – 03.09.2023)
Participants bring performances to Kyiv and show them at various venues, unlimited number of times.
2) Online part (21.08 – 03.09.2023)
As the part of the festival, participants who cannot come to Ukraine show their performances at the online-platform of our partner, SceneSaver.
What exactly “Fringe” is?
Fringe – a world-famous format, the meaning of which is the complete freedom of the theater. Developed organically across the globe, Fringes are unique in style and form every time they open. Any venue, any performance format, any country can become a part of the festival
What projects can apply for Ukraine Fringe?
Almost every one of them! The formats of applying projects are not limited at all! Everything that can be considered as creative product of arts can take part in the festival.
Priority areas: theatre, comedy, circus, music, cabaret, visual arts, workshops and so much more…
Our festival is a platform for presentations of cultural projects from all over the world that have not been shown to the Ukrainian public before. Ukraine Fringe is an ideal opportunity for you to show your creativity!
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The people that make PRO.ACT Fest happen
The team of professionals that create the festival
Partners and Friends that help PRO.ACT Fest happen.
Best companies, best people
The online hub to watch 700+ performances from offwestend and fringe theatres from all around the world
ProEnglish Theatre - the only professional theatre in English of Ukraine. Founders of PRO.ACT Fest
Eventotron - Powering Arts Events. The online arts event management system bringing together artists, live performance events, venues and festivals all around the world.
Vlad Zubkov - actor and acting coach (USA). Co-idea of the festival, logistical support of the festival, working with foreign partners, jury, search for financing
ProEnglish Drama School - acting classes in English for adults and teens. Masterclasses at PRO.ACT Fest
NSTDU, National Union of Theatre Artists of Ukraine - the biggest Union for theatre makers of our country. Info partners and godfathers of the festival
WEST: World of English Speaking Theatres - 100 and more theatres and theatrical organizations all over the world
European Association of Independent Performing Arts - the umbrella organisation for associations and interest groups from all over Europe
ProTeatr - theatrical portal. Info partners of the Festival
Kyiv In English - all Kyiv events in English - in one telegram channel. Info partners of the Festival
Les Kurbas Centre - art Centre that combines scientific research of Theatre art and Hub for independent theatres of Kyiv. Venue partners of the Festival
Theatre Makers of Kyiv - the biggest FB group uniting theatre lovers of Kyiv. Info partners of the Festival
English-speaking Actors in Ukraine - the biggest portal uniting English-speaking filmmakers and theatre makers in Ukraine. Info partners of the Festival
National Kinemateka of Ukraine - legendary place of film and art creation since 1980's. Venue partner of the Festival