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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
Found Festival

Job Posting: Found Festival 2024 Front-of-House

May 20, 2024

DEADLINE: May 27, 2024 In case you missed it, we just announced our 2024 Found Festival, packed full of theatre and performance all over the city! We’re ramping up towards one of Common Ground’s biggest festivals ever with a dedicated team of enthusiastic and creative arts workers who love… Read More

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Audition Call: After the Trojan Women

Apr 29, 2024

AFTER THE TROJAN WOMEN By Amena Shehab and Joanna BlundellDirected by Liz HobbsPresented by Common Ground Arts SocietyDeadline to submit: May 17, 2024Auditions: May 26 and 27, 2024at the Fringe Theatre Arts Barns (10330 84 Avenue NW) From the company: We are casting for a number of female roles ranging… Read More

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

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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

Found Festival, Opportunities

Audition Call: Brick Shithouse by Ashleigh Hicks

Mar 21, 2024

Audition NoticeDeadline to apply April 12th 2024 BRICK SHITHOUSE Written by Ashleigh Hicks Directed by Sarah J Culkin Brick Shithouse has been developed with the Found Festival’s 2023/2024 Fresh AiR (artist-in-residence) program. Found Festival, presented by Common Ground Arts Society, is an annual arts festival that celebrates theatre/music/dance/poetry/visual art in… Read More

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Apply by April 25: RISER Edmonton

Mar 19, 2024

Welcome to the all new RISER Edmonton project. Since 2021, RISER has supported 13 new performance projects in productions, readings, and development workshops. This year, we’re launching a brand new two-year model in partnership with three local Festivals to better support sustainable, long-term art-making. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL… Read More

Opportunities, RISER

Call for Actor: The System by Althea Cunningham

Feb 07, 2024

The System (Development Workshop) Playwright/Producer: Althea CunninghamDirector: Josh Languedoc This script workshop of The System by Althea Cunningham is supported by RISER Edmonton as part of the 2024 Development stream. RISER is a project incubator produced by Common Ground Arts Society supporting 3-5 projects annually towards productions or development workshops… Read More

Opportunities, RISER

Audition Call: Queer Chords by Kena Leon

Dec 21, 2023

Applications Closed Queer Chords Playwright/Producer: Kena LeonDirector: Bianca MirandaProduction Mentor: Gina Puntil Queer Chords is supported by RISER Edmonton as part of the 2024 production stream. RISER is a project incubator produced by Common Ground Arts Society supporting 3-5 projects annually towards productions or development workshops… Read More

Announcements, Opportunities

Call for Creators: Story City x Common Ground Arts

Dec 04, 2023

Buckle up for some grand digital adventures! In collaboration with Story City, the City of Edmonton Downtown Vibrancy Fund, and the City of Calgary Downtown Strategy, we’re producing 12 brand new storytelling experiences that invite you to explore your city. IN EDMONTON: We are commissioning 7 local writers, 4-7 visual… Read More