All Announcements Found Festival Opportunities RISER Uncategorized
Hey Foundsters! As the opening of Found Fest get closer, we’re taking a closer look at some of the projects in our lineup and what they’re all about! About Brick Shithouse: Influencers are millionaires and inflation is on the rise: so, seven best friends/worst enemies are anonymously livestreaming their… Read More
Announcements, Found Festival


Feb 01, 2022

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 alongside long-time… Read More


Announcing the 2022 RISER Edmonton Artists

Oct 28, 2021

UPDATE JANUARY 18, 2022:For the safety of our team and the participants in RISER Edmonton, we have postponed the premieres of the RISER 2022 participants. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for an announcement about rescheduled live performances from these incredible artists. A bold new platform for producing theatre is… Read More


CG Presents Major Matt Mason Collective’s NIGHT

Jun 11, 2021

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 Common Ground are so excited to bring our friends at the Major Matt Mason Collective back to Edmonton for the… Read More


RISER comes to Edmonton

Feb 24, 2021

Edmonton, AB (March 2, 2021) – Common Ground Arts Society is thrilled to announce a partnership with Toronto’s Why Not Theatre to launch RISER Edmonton as part of the 2022 Edmonton Theatre season. With generous support from the Government of Canada and the RBC Foundation, Why Not Theatre is embarking on a national expansion of RISER, starting in… Read More