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Common Ground Festival

Performances start at 7 p.m.

Reserve your tickets online and pay at the door.

Price is $30 per evening (includes 3 shows)

The Common Ground Festival runs from July 22nd to August 1st, 2015. There will also be a special gala event on July 21st where you will get a peek at everything that the festival has to offer.

This year's shows

There are nine shows that will be playing three times each over the course of the festival.

  • Beneath The Skin, by Ryan Gray (BFA '15)
  • A Picture With A Bull, by Chad Hamilton-Andrews (current BFA student) and Ahad Mir (BFA '15)
  • The Grass Is Always Greener, by Myah Van Horn (current BFA student)
  • Muse Control, by James Wade (current MFA student)
  • My Film, by Troy Couillard (BFA '14)
  • Reach, by Alicia Ward (BFA '12) and Britt van Groningen (BFA '14)
  • Moving in Psychosis, by Fatima Zaroual (current BFA student)
  • Psychic Terror, by Kristal MacWhirter (BFA '11 and MFA '14)
  • All Roads Diverge, by Constantine Combitsis (BA '14 English with a minor in Drama)

Additionally, there are over 50 drama alumni and students involved in several capacities (actors, directors, designers, stage managers)

What is the Common Ground Festival?

In the summer of 2013, Troy Couillard decided to start a festival, with the aim to promote and showcase local work from all forms of art. After a year of planning and organizing, the first Common Ground Festival presented 17 acts ranging from plays, poetry, live music, dance and even a sound installation in the summer of 2014.

Where can I find the schedule of performances and more information and tickets?

All of that information can be found on their website and on their Facebook page.