IndyFringe has the best staff of volunteers of any Fringe festival, to which I can attest as I’ve participated in four Fringe festivals besides Indy. Some festivals simply don’t have the community support that IndyFringe has, and performers are left to secure their own staff to run the house and box office.

At IndyFringe, all performers have to do is show up and put on a good show–that is once they have completed the labor of love of creating, perfecting, and marketing–and the rest of the work is completed by volunteers. Whereas performers can earn monetary profits from their efforts, a volunteer’s only reward is a sense of satisfaction for helping the arts scene in Indy.

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