Jan. 19, 2023


January 19, 2023
Hello, dear reader! It’s your resident Confluence Fellow Sue Goberdhan here with a peek inside my brain. During my time with Catalyst, I am working on a play about belonging to a Guyanese family, and how persistent Guyanese joy is in the face of tragedy. Something that is less known about CHUMP (the working title of my piece) is that ...
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Feb. 18, 2022

Meet a BIPOC Creator – Sokhana Mfenyana

February 18, 2022
Next up in the Meet a BIPCO Creator series, Berend chats with South African singer, actor, mover and performance educator, Sokhana Mfenyana.   Born and raised in South Africa, Sokhana has always had a passion and knack for the performing arts. Starting off in the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy and is currently in the graduating class of MacEwan’s Theatre program and ...
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Feb. 01, 2022

Meet A BIPOC Creator – Minister Faust

February 1, 2022
In Celebration of the start of Black History Month, I have the pleasure of interviewing novelist, playwright, activist, Edmonton’s own, Minister Faust. Please keep your eye out this month for more interviews that celebrate black excellence in the arts. Visit his website here. ...
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Jan. 25, 2022

Meet A BIPOC Creator – Tia Kushniruk

January 25, 2022
One of my goals as the Confluence fellow has been to highlight the work of BIPOC artists in and around Edmonton. To do this I have decided to do a vlog called: Meet a BIPOC Creator.  ...
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Nov. 19, 2021

A Bit About Me

November 19, 2021
Since many readers of this (so the two of you) never met me, I wanted to give you a little background of what has brought me to this point and my fellowship with Catalyst. To entice you… here’s a picture of my newly found sister and me (in drag)… see the resemblance? ...
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Oct. 07, 2021

Off To A Running Start

October 7, 2021
Holy crap! A month goes by so quickly! Here are a few musings on what has transpired so far during my ten-month fellowship. ...
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Sep. 28, 2023

The Play’s The Thing!

October 7 & 8, 2023

Catalyst is pleased to be one of the companies involved in Theatre Yes’s presentation of The Play’s The Thing!

The Play’s The Thing is a unique production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet in which each of the play’s 20 scenes is created in secret and performed by a different Edmonton stage company. No one knows in advance what the full production will be.


Apr. 22, 2022


It’s been a long time coming for soundtracks for our smash-hit shows: The Invisible and Vigilante.

PAST Events

Apr. 06, 2023

Nevermore – In Concert (Edmonton)

April 28 & 29

Edmonton, before leaving on tour we wanted to bring you a special event! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to get up close to Catalyst’s smash hit multi-award winning musical, Nevermore – The Imaginary Life & Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe, for an intimate and stripped down concert version. Experience this bizarrely beautiful production’s haunting score and witty poetic storytelling in a whole new way.

Live streaming, April 29, at 7:30PM!

This intimate event will let you feel the tell-tale heart of this production like never before.

Seating is limited so get your tickets now!

Oct. 22, 2020

Here There Be Night

Past Event

A Walk at Night: Your cell phone, 8 stories, 8 locations.⁠

We are honoured to be included in Workshop West Playwright Theatre’s Here There Be Night, an intimate theatrical adventure about possibilities hidden all around us and finding treasure in unexpected places.

Produced by Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre in Partnership with Catalyst Theatre, Northern Light Theatre, Theatre Network, and Theatre Yes.⁠