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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
December 5, 2019

2020 Call for Found Festival Submissions NOW OPEN!

You read that right, Foundsters! The call for submissions for 2020 Festival projects and our 4th annual FRESH AiR (Artist in Residence) program are NOW OPEN! 2020 Found Festival Call for Submissions deadline to apply is Friday, January 3, 2020 We’re looking for… Read More
May 24, 2018

Upcoming Fundraiser & Pre Festival Party!

Common Ground Arts Society just couldn’t wait for Found Festival 2018 to arrive, so we’re throwing a party at 7:30pm on June 27th, 2018 at The Almanac! Save the date, come raise a glass to the upcoming festival, and witness brand new collaborations between local artists and professionals from other… Read More
May 23, 2018

New Found Festival Location!

Found Festival 2018 is hanging it’s hat in a new location! Can you guess the new location by deciphering this riddle?!Tweet your guess to @CommonGroundArt. If you’re correct, you’ll be entered to win a vintage Found Festival water bottle and two tickets to a show at the… Read More