What is Common Ground?

At Common Ground Arts Society, we champion inclusivity and dismantle barriers to Edmonton’s arts work through inventive development, mentorships, and presentation opportunities that incite positive change.

We envision a flourishing arts ecosystem where historical barriers and exclusions are replaced with a diverse artistic landscape, fostering a community that thrives on creative risk and ambitious storytelling.

Common Ground News

RISER

RISER Recap: Hayley Moorhouse

Apr 12, 2024

As our RISER 2024 artists come to the end of their program, we’re checking in to hear about their time in RISER and their brilliant new works. Hayley Moorhouse is a local playwright, performer, and producer. Recently seen on Shadow Theatre’s stage for the critically-acclaimed Robot Girls, Hayley’s playwriting work… Read More

RISER

RISER Recap: Saint Jackson

Apr 03, 2024

As our RISER 2024 artists come to the end of their program, we’re checking in to hear about their time in RISER and their brilliant new works. Saint Jackson is an Edmonton-based poet, playwright, performer, and maker. Saint is also fondly known as Mx. Jackson as an up-and-coming drag and… Read More

Announcements

Trash & Treasure: A Thrift Gala with Latitude 53

Jun 10, 2024

Two arts organizations are teaming up for one art-filled night supporting hundreds of Edmonton artists! Common Ground Arts Society and Latitude 53 present Trash & Treasure: A Thrift Gala. Tickets & More Info All proceeds and donations gathered through this event page and fundraiser will be shared between … Read More