The annual Fertile Ground Festival returns to Portland in January 2020

Dec 16 2019, 11:42 am

Portland’s art and film scene is full of amazing local talent, and the Fertile Ground Festival is no exception. The annual event, taking place next month, showcases the newest work in PDX’s resident arts scene.

 

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The 11-day festival features world-premiere projects, staged readings, developing works, and a variety of events from Portland’s art community.

What makes the Fertile Ground Festival especially unique is that unlike other typical fringe festivals, it features only local artists, resident theater companies, and performers.

 

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Originally launched by the Portland Area Theatre Alliance in 2009, Fertile Ground Festival aims to provide a space for art lovers to appreciate Portland’s “fertile ground for creativity, innovation, and daring acts of performance,” according to a release.

 

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Fertile Ground Festival 2020

When: January 30, 2020 to February 9, 2020
Time: Times vary. Check out the full schedule
Where: Locations vary. Check out the full schedule
Admission: Early-bird prices are $50. Tickets are $70 after January 1. Buy passes here