CGAS RISER Found Festival


March 21, 2023

Announcing the 2024 RISER Edmonton Artists

At the beginning of 2023, RISER supported over 100 artists and arts workers through 17 public performances with over 800 tickets sold for four incredible new projects. We’re proud to announce that RISER Edmonton is back with five stellar projects. Thank you to a jury of peer artists for their… Read More
January 6, 2023

Apply for RISER Edmonton 2024

Applications are now closed for RISER Edmonton 2024! Results will be communicated to applicants no later than February 6, 2023. Selected artists/companies will receive one year of mentorship, project support, and resources for a new performance work that will debut with either a progress showing or two-week production in early… Read More
November 17, 2022

JOB BOARD: RISER Edmonton 2023

RISER Edmonton and its participating artists are seeking artists and arts administrators to take on a variety of roles. All postings are for participating projects in the RISER 2023 lineup. Please note the appropriate application contact for each posting. Any questions about postings should be directed to each application contact. Read More
October 17, 2022

Announcing the 2023 RISER Edmonton Artists

October 17, 2022: Alongside our friends at Why Not Theatre, Common Ground Arts Society is elated to announce the second round of projects to participate in RISER Edmonton. Through RISER Edmonton, four Edmonton-based performing artists and companies will receive support from Common Ground Arts Society and our… Read More
March 17, 2022

Job Posting: RISER Edmonton Associate Producer

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER – RISER EDMONTON Common Ground Arts Society (Common Ground) is seeking an artist and/or arts administrator for a temporary support position within the RISER Edmonton producing team. Contract Status: Temporary part-time (~150 hours) Term: April 4-June 30, 2022 Rate: $21/hour Posting Deadline: March… Read More
October 28, 2021

Announcing the 2022 RISER Edmonton Participants!

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. October 28, 2021: A bold new platform… Read More
February 24, 2021

RISER comes to Edmonton

RISER Comes to Edmonton Common Ground Arts Society partners with Toronto’s Why Not Theatre to bring its Collaborative Producing Model to Independent Edmonton Theatre Artists Edmonton, AB (March 2, 2021) – Common Ground Arts Society (CGAS) is thrilled to announce a partnership… Read More