26 July 2021

We’re Live Sept 2021!

Although Alberta is fully open as of this posting date, we at Play the Fool and the producing body, Hit That Jive Productions are taking a cautious approach to… Read More

26 July 2021

YEG Year in Review

Check out our year-in-review video featuring our 2020/21 season Edmonton / Amiskwaciwâskahikan artists. Aired at the 2021 Elizabeth Sterling Haynes… Read More

12 April 2021

Artists’ Choice Award

Our artists gathered (on Zoom) on April 11th, raised a glass, and voted for the coveted Artists’ Choice Award. The winner is Opéra dans mon… Read More

5 April 2021

(Very Short) Short Film Fest Extended

Opéra dans mon salon de Gérome Barry and Charles Jaeger, Paris, France Missed our first Play the International Short Film Festival films on the… Read More

1 April 2021

Play the April Fool Online!

Over 200 submissions battled it out for one of 12 coveted Official Selection spots. Watch online, on-demand from April 1st. Read our Program Director’s… Read More

1 February 2021

The 2021 Live Theatre Festival Update

Planning for an in-person Play the Fool theatre festival is exceptionally challenging in these times. In a normal year, we would be running four very packed days, Sept… Read More

23 January 2021

Support for Filmmakers

Are you a clown new to filmmaking? Are you a filmmaker new to clown and physical comedy? We want to help you out –… Read More

1 December 2020

Introducing the Play the Fool International Short Film Festival

We had such a great time with our 2020 Short Film Competition, we’re doing it again! Submit your 2 minute film to the 2021… Read More

6 October 2020

The Play Goes On…

Did you miss Fool Around Online 2020 on our traditional September festival weekend? Never fear! With the miracle of the interwebs, you’re able to catch-up… Read More

24 September 2020

We’ve Launched!

Fool Around Online with us! Laugh at your leisure with the first Play the Fool Festival 2-minute film competition, and check-out the talented acts… Read More