CGAS RISER Found Festival


April 12, 2023

Job Posting: CGAS Associate Producer

Common Ground Arts Society (Common Ground) is seeking an artist and/or arts administrator for a highly flexible permanent part-time position within the organization’s leadership. Meet who’s already part of our tiny but mighty team! Contract Status: Permanent part-time (~30-40 hours per month) Rate: $23/hour Posting Deadline: April… Read More
February 15, 2023

Call for Board Members

Call for Volunteer Board Members:  Common Ground Arts Society big news from your favourite tiny but mighty arts org getting it done on passion and grit We’re recruiting Volunteer Board Members for our Board of Directors! To apply, please e-mail Deadline to apply: March 5,… Read More
February 11, 2023

Check out RISER Edmonton 2023!

Common Ground Arts Society, in partnership with Toronto’s Why Not Theatre, has the honour of presenting these four new works on Edmonton’s stages from January-March 2023. Take a look, and join us for some cutting-edge theatre! After Faust by Connor Yuzwenko-Martin January 31-February 5 Omisimawiw by Shyanne Duquette February 8-12 In My… Read More
January 2, 2023

A Case Study in Pre-Performance Information

In 2022, Common Ground Arts Society with Catch the Keys Productions engaged Dr. Kelsie Acton and interviewer Simone Medina Polo in a research process for pre-performance information in live performance. Interviews were conducted with audience members for Catch the Keys Productions’ ren & the wake. We extend our appreciation to the… Read More
January 20, 2022

CGAS Announces Incoming Found Festival Director Whittyn Jason

The staff and board of Common Ground Arts Society couldn’t be more excited to share the appointment of the incredible Whittyn Jason (they/them) as the next Festival Director of Edmonton’s celebration of art in unexpected places. Whittyn will begin their role this month as co-curator of the 2022 Festival… Read More
January 20, 2022

RISER 2023 Applications are live!

CGAS, in partnership with Why Not Theatre, are proud to announce that applications are open until February 4, 2022 for the 2023 edition of RISER Edmonton. Click here for further application details, and an update on the status of RISER Edmonton 2022. Read More
November 15, 2021

We’re hiring: Sponsorship & Development Administrator!

SPONSORSHIP & DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR Common Ground Arts Society (CGAS) is seeking an eager, self-motivated administrator to support the Producing team and Board of Directors in a temporary, part-time capacity with upcoming fundraising initiatives.   ABOUT CGAS Common Ground Arts Society is a tiny but mighty arts… Read More
June 25, 2021

Announcing Found Fest 2021!

It’s with huge joy, caution, and a lot of elbow grease that Found Festival is proud to announce its return to live performance July 8-11. We’re able to get back to things we’ve had to put on pause, including sharing space and seeing live performances. Check out the full… Read More
June 14, 2021

We’re Hiring: Found 2021 Box Office + FOH Manager!

Job alert! We’re looking for a Box Office + FOH Manager for Found Festival 2021. This individual will assist the Festival Team in leading a team of awesome volunteers to make our patrons’ experience as safe, accessible, and stress-free as possible. This is a 60-hour contract with a… Read More
June 11, 2021

CGAS Presents Major Matt Mason Collective’s NIGHT

As the dark settles in, there is a crack in the branches. A whistle in the breeze. Howling. The moon is full, and it’s time to break your cage. We at CGAS are so excited to bring our friends at the Major Matt Mason Collective back to Edmonton for… Read More