Melbourne Fringe Festival Awards

Melbourne Fringe Awards are an opportunity for Melbourne’s arts community to celebrate and acknowledge the diversity, professionalism and exceptional quality of work in each year’s Festival.

At Melbourne Fringe we present four different types of awards:

Best in Festival Awards
Artist Development Awards
Touring Awards
Special Awards
Information about Awards Eligibility and Judging Criteria can be found here.

2021 Award Winners

The Best in Festival Awards are judged by the Melbourne Fringe judging panels. The judging panels are a team of over 30 industry practitioners, drawn from a diverse range of fields and backgrounds. All works are viewed by at least 2 panel members in order to be eligible for consideration.

Best Work in Festival Award
Little Monster – Telia Nevile
psyche404error  – Margot Tanjutco

Best Work by an Emerging Artist Award:
Juniper Wilde: Wilde Night In – Alex Hines

Spirit of the Fringe Award:
Our Hair, Our Culture, Our Stories – Pasifika Storytellers Collective