World Fringe Congress - Home from Home by Edinburgh Festival Fringe published on 2012/11/06 14:02:42 +0000 Venues - Makes, models and operations and their role in the fringe eco-system Differences between types of venues and their contracts with artists. What role do venues play in shaping and sustaining a fringe? How to encourage venues to take part temporarily when they operate year round? Facilitating - Christabel Anderson, Head of Participant Services - Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Experts - Anthony Alderson, Director – Pleasance Theatre Trust. Rupert Thompson, Programme Director- Summerhall. Melanie Smith, Executive Producer – Auckland Fringe.