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  • Take Back the Mic Call for Poets

    May 6, 2014 | Posted By: | Call for Submissions · CTK News · Productions |

    Rise Up: Take Back the MicCall for Poets Your revolution starts now. Your revolution is the what-if, the could-be, the should-be, the will-be. Your revolution is politics, semantics and artistics. Gather up the critics, the cynics, the mystics, the mavericks, the beatnicks: this is your manifesto, so manifest your destiny. Rise up, and take back […]

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    Some Birds Walk for the Hell of It

    May 2, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys Productions & Azimuth Theatre present C.R. Avery’s Some Birds Walk for the Hell of It A Razzmatazz Opera of Joy with Lola Frost, DJ Su Comandante, Darcy McMurray, Melody Mangler & Susan Kania May 8, 9 & 10 2014 Doors at 7:30pm | Show at 8pm The Living Room Playhouse (11315 106 […]

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    27th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts

    April 29, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    It was an incredible honour to have the opportunity to produce the 27th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts. A dream come true for Catch the Keys! Our thanks to PACE and the supportive events committee for their unwavering belief in us; our hard-working, rock-steady production crew Holly, Kerry, Al, Maggie, Julie, Lana and Katie for holding […]

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    Grant MacEwan Distinguished Alumni

    April 23, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to announce co-Artistic Producer Megan Dart has been named a Grant MacEwan Distinguished Alumni! Our sincerest thanks to Grant MacEwan University for the incredible honour. Catch Megan at Convocation in June!

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    Nexfest Call for Submissions

    April 2, 2014 | Posted By: | Call for Submissions · CTK News |

    Our favourite time of year is nearly here! Nextfest 2014 takes over the 124St corridor June 5 – 15 in a raucous celebration of the multidisciplines. Catch the Keys returns for our 7th year, and is proud to curate the infamous Nextfest Nite Clubs and NuMusic! Our submission calls are out! Get at us with your […]

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    Westglen History Project

    March 15, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys co-Artistic Producer Megan Dart is one of a team of artists in residence at Westglen Elementary as part of Azimuth Theatre’s Westglen History Project. This residency sees artists and students working together to mine the rich history of Westglen Elementary and the surrounding Westmount community to create historically based arts projects. As […]

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  • Expanse 2014

    March 1, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to be a part of the production team for the fifth year running with The Expanse Festival! Providing publicity and stage management support, Catch the Keys will be moving and shaking alongside a host of talented artists in the Westbury Theatre March 6 – 9, 2014. An electric four-day celebration […]

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    Send in the Girls presents A Bronte Burlesque

    January 14, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys’ co-Artistic Producer Beth Dart is proud to provide production management support to Send in the Girls Burlesque’s production of A Bronte Burlesque. Give these talented ladies some love, and check out their performance as part of the Theatre Network Roxy Performance Series! Send in the Girls Burlesque present A BRONTE BURLESQUE as […]

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    27th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts

    January 6, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys is proud to produce the 27th Annual Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts in collaboration with the Professional Arts Coalition of Edmonton. The Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts showcases Edmonton’s vibrant arts and culture industry by bringing together the business community, artists, media and arts appreciators to honour the valuable contributions Edmonton artists […]

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    Focus Under 30

    January 2, 2014 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to work with the Arts Touring Alliance of Alberta to gain an understanding of how people 30 and under interact with the arts in their neighbourhoods and communities, how they choose to spend their entertainment dollars, and if their neighbourhoods and communities are providing them the resources and opportunities to engage […]

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    Top 100 Women in Business

    December 20, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to announce that co-Artistic Producer Megan Dart was named one of the Top 100 Women in Business by The Wanderer Online. In this list you will find inspiring women from diverse backgrounds — big business, small business, for-profit and not-for-profit — whose leadership, community involvement, and business management have been […]

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    Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre

    December 12, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys is proud to provide stage and production management support to the Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre. The third annual Snow Globe Festival of Children’s Theatre offers enthralling, entertaining and affordable plays for the young and young-at-heart. Taking place at Edmonton’s C103 (formerly known as the Catalyst Theatre- 8529 Gateway Blvd), The Snow […]

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  • Convergence

    December 2, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to provide publicity and stage management support to the Good Women Dance Collective‘s third annual production of Convergence, a showcase of inspiring, athletic and thoughtful contemporary dance, Convergence highlights works created and performed by Edmonton’s emerging dance artists. This year’s lineup features the premiere of three new works including Withheld by […]

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    Dead Centre of Town

    October 23, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys Productions returns for another night of fright with the 6th annual Dead Centre of Town. Haunting the abandoned floors above Whyte Avenue’s beloved Block 1912, Edmonton’s only traveling haunted house exhumes the sordid true stories of Old Strathcona. Step into the ghost museum – a breathing, creeping other-worldly menagerie full of shock […]

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    Intersect 2

    September 23, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to collaborate with Startup Edmonton to bring you the second Intersect on October 18, 2013! A collision of technical and creative minds, Intersect is a unique and interactive event that puts geeks and artists on stage to show off projects that merge the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, […]

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    If Summer fit in a Nutshell

    September 23, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Oops. It happened again. We got so busy we forgot to post! Catch the Keys celebrated an extremely busy summer full of artistic development, adventure and new opportunity! We kicked our fair-weather fun off with a return to Edmonton’s rockingest festival this side of summer as we tackled our sixth consecutive Nextfest! Our own Beth […]

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    SNOUT

    April 21, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Welcome to the curious world of Ori. The seer and keeper of all fates, Ori tugs on the universal strings that connect us, bringing acute attention to the quickly unraveling story of Lynn and Jim. Lynn and Jim were happy once, but a manipulative and devising Wolf preys on their happiness, revealing a hard but […]

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    Trip the Light 2

    April 20, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys is proud to lend artsScene Edmonton a hand as they storm the Breakfast Television Edmonton studio for second annual Trip the Light. An exclusive bash featuring some of Edmonton’s hottest talent, Trip the Light 2 is a who’s who of Edmonton’s young professional business and arts scenes. artsScene Edmonton & Breakfast Television […]

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  • Intersect

    April 2, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Join Startup Edmonton and Catch the Keys Productions as they partner for Intersect, a collision of artists + geeks, 7pm on Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Startup Edmonton space at the Mercer Warehouse (10359 – 104 Street). A collision of technical and creative minds, Intersect is a new event that puts geeks and artists […]

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    The Kitchen Sink Project on Make Something Edmonton

    March 25, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News · Productions |

    Catch the Keys has joined the Make Something Edmonton movement, and we want you to be a part of it! A part of our everyday lives, the kitchen sink is privy to some our most hilarious, heartbreaking, heartwarming and honest moments. Started four years ago as a simple experiment to encourage friends and family to […]

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    The Expanse Festival

    February 22, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys returns to the Expanse Festival with a killer line up of late night parties featuring the hot ‘n’ sexy talents of some of Canada’s best artists. Rock your weekend and roll into the New City Legion for two off the wall events brought to you by the Queens of after dark performance […]

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    We Should Know Each Other Edmonton

    February 22, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    CtK is thrilled to co-host Edmonton’s inaugural We Should Know Each Other event with Calgary’s busiest artist and man about town, Mr. Mark Hopkins! On February 24, Edmontonians will have their first chance to experience a Calgary-based community-building event that has gained national attention: We Should Know Each Other (WSKEO). The concept is straightforward: Edmonton […]

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    Tudor Queens

    February 1, 2013 | Posted By: | Canoe Festival 2013 |

    Canoe Theatre Festival guest blogger Mike Hudema shares his thoughts (and haikus!) on Send in the Girls Burlesque‘s presentation of run-away smash hit Tudor Queens. Catch the Queens in their finale Canoe performance on Saturday, February 2 at 10:30pm at C103. ** naked ladies dance as the fat king whacks it off towards the light […]

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    Zoomjer on Vice Versa

    February 1, 2013 | Posted By: | Canoe Festival 2013 |

    Canoe Theatre Festival guest blogger Jerry Aulenbach talks of clown snores, sword fights and boldly going where no clown has gone before. Catch Punctuate! Theatre‘s Vice Versa in its finale Canoe performance on Friday, February 1 at 7:30pm at C103. ** My intrigue in the name of this performance was only enhanced when I walked […]

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  • Vice Versa

    January 29, 2013 | Posted By: | Canoe Festival 2013 |

    Guest festival blogger and local funny man Jon Mick gives Punctuate! Theatre‘s Vice Versa 19 stars! Catch Vice Versa this Wednesday, Jan 30 at 7:30pm and Friday, February 1 at 7:30pm at C103. ** Death can be hilarious. It’s hard to believe but it is true. Think about the time you chuckled when you heard […]

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    A Western

    January 28, 2013 | Posted By: | Canoe Festival 2013 |

    Guest festival blogger Mike Hudema shares his thoughts (and Haikus!) on Action Hero‘s A Western at Workshop West‘s 2013 Canoe Theatre Festival. ** A Western Haiku: This is the old west Imagination ketchup The blood on your hands Walking into New City one hardly knows what to expect from two theatre artists from England and […]

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    Northern Soul

    January 28, 2013 | Posted By: | Canoe Festival 2013 |

    Guest festival blogger Mike Hudema shares his thoughts (and Haikus!) on Victoria Melody’s Northern Soul. ** Pre-Haiku: Brown box coffee mug Stage eclectic offerings I wait for pigeon. It’s not often that a somewhat random assortment of home movies and childhood tales could make for an engaging piece of theatre, but when mixed with a […]

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    White Rabbit Red Rabbit

    January 28, 2013 | Posted By: | Canoe Festival 2013 |

    Guest festival blogger Brittney LeBlanc (@britl) shares her thoughts on Nassim Soleimanpour’s White Rabbit, Red Rabbit. White Rabbit, Red Rabbit plays again on Friday, February 1 at 9:30pm and Saturday, February 2 at 2pm at C103. ** Before I start my review, there are a few things I think you should know.Firstly, I would advise […]

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    Only Up From Here

    January 8, 2013 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    On January 7, 2007, Catch the Keys staged it’s very first production. A multidisciplinary experiment, The (admittedly pretentiously named) Revolution saw the immediate interaction of theatre, improvised music and visual art created on the spot, in front of a live audience. Each of the three mediums were communicated through audio and/or visual technology anchored in different rooms […]

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    Your December To Do

    November 22, 2012 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to work with two exciting productions taking over E-Town this December. Convergence: Where Contemporary Dance and Interactive Technology Meet Voted Edmonton’s best dance company in Vue Weekly’s 2012 Best Of, the Good Women Dance Collective returns with its second annual Convergence – an evening of inspired contemporary dance performance coupled […]

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  • The Theatre Edmonton Project

    November 22, 2012 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    An exciting new initiative has rolled into town, and Catch the Keys is proud to be swept up in the excitement. A grassroots initiative designed to bring together the Edmonton theatre industry, The Theatre Edmonton Project is dedicated to accelerating and advancing creative and artistic innovation across Edmonton’s theatre community. Read what Theatre Alberta, Liz […]

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    Dead Centre of Town Better Next Year

    October 9, 2012 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Dear friends and fans of Dead Centre of Town; It is with a heavy heart we share the news of our dear friend Stuart Hoye, who was injured in an accident this past weekend. Stu has been an artistic associate of Catch the Keys and the central narrator of Dead Centre of Town for the […]

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    Alberta Culture Days sees CtK Storming the Citadel

    September 25, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    In celebration of Alberta Culture Days, the Edmonton Theatre industry is coming together to crash the Citadel in style. Drink up, then talk up the state of industry on September 29th and 30th. Crash the Citadel Crash the Citadel in downtown Edmonton’s hottest new late night performance venue, The Club. Dance your feet off to […]

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    Catch the Keys Whirlwind Summer

    September 25, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Catch the Keys enjoyed a busy summer. So busy, in fact, we didn’t have time to update our website! We’d like to extend our thanks to a few key organizations for making our summer spectacular. A great big thanks to Race Week Edmonton for bringing us in to manage their Ford Family Fun Zone. We […]

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    Catch the Keys returns to the Big Rock Eddies

    June 21, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Catch the Keys is proud to return to the Big Rock Eddies for the fourth year running. Providing a preposterous posse of posturing paparazzi, CtK takes over the red carpet in style! Big thanks to our over-the-top media personalities Lindsey Walker, Joleen Ballendine, Joey Lucius and Jonny Paterson. Catch the Eddies June 25 at The […]

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    Catch the Keys at Magnetic North

    June 21, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Catch the Keys’ Beth Dart took part in Magnetic North Theatre Festival‘s intriguing panel discussion The Business Side of Theatre on June 20. An in-depth and practical conversation about the realities of starting and running your own theatre company in today’s economic and theatrical climate. How do we begin? Should we even begin given the companies […]

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  • Nextfest 2012 Call for Submissions

    April 26, 2012 | Posted By: | Call for Submissions |

    Catch the Keys is excited to return to Nextfest Emerging Arts Festival for another year of raucous, creative, chaotic fun. Bringing you the return of NuMusic at Nextfest and the Nextfest Nite Clubs, CtK delivers four nights of multidisciplinary, experiential emerging art. Want to get in on the action? NuMusic at Nextfest proudly presents brave […]

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    Wrecking Ball Alberta Swings into Edmonton

    April 11, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Join Edmonton’s arts & culture community for a one-night cabaret where arts and politics collide! Wrecking Ball Alberta is an opportunity for you to witness first class Albertan performance, and join patrons, artists and politicians in a lively discussion about our shared vision for Alberta. The evening will include performances by Ahmed Knowmadic and Colin Matty […]

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    Wrecking Ball Alberta Call for Submissions

    April 4, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Join Edmonton’s arts & culture community for a one-night cabaret where arts and politics collide! Wrecking Ball Alberta is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts, ideas, passions and art with audience and politicians alike in advance of the upcoming provincial election. Wrecking Ball Alberta will be held on Monday, April 16 at The […]

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    Catch the Keys at Trip the Light

    April 4, 2012 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Catch the Keys is proud to work with artsScene Edmonton and Breakfast Television Edmonton to bring you Trip the Light, an exclusive after hours party in the BTV studios featuring live performances by Sonic 102.9‘s Band of the Month Mitchmatic, past Band of the Month Scenic Route to Alaska, Axe&Smash and DJ Alex Faid. Your […]

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    Snout at The Realtors Expanse Movement Arts Festival

    January 30, 2012 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to present scenes from its upcoming full length physical theatre production Snout at The Realtors Expanse Movement Arts Festival on Saturday March 10 at 7pm at The TransAlta Arts Barns. Part of the Festival’s Studio Showings, Snout is presented alongside other works-in-progress by some of Edmonton’s most promising emerging artists. […]

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    The Kitchen Sink Project at The Canoe Theatre Festival

    January 16, 2012 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to present The Kitchen Sink Project as part of the fifth annual Canoe Theatre Festival‘s Adventures in Whitewater Theatre workshop series. A study of the roles women put on and take off in and out of the home, The Kitchen Sink Project spans the decades and brings together a collection […]

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  • Site Specific Spectacular

    January 3, 2012 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is making its first trek down Highway 2 to take part in the Site Specific Spectacular hosted by our friends and yours, Swallow-a-Bicycle, as part of the 26th annual High Performance Rodeo. Dancers in a freight elevator? Acrobats in the boiler room? Actors on a rooftop?! Welcome to the Site-Specific Spectacular, a […]

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    Dead Centre of Town Twisted

    October 7, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Edmonton’s only traveling historical horror show Dead Centre of Town is back for another night of gory good fun. Based on the interesting and sometimes sordid history of our fair city, the fifth annual Dead Centre of Town digs up and dances with the dusty bones of the sadly forgotten haunted history of Edmonton while […]

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    Edmonton Responds to a National Arts Debate

    July 15, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to provide stage management and publicity support to Edmonton’s public reading of controversial play Homegrown by Catherine Frid. Homegrown Controversy:  Edmonton joins in on Canada-wide readings of controversial play Edmonton theatre community takes cautious approach to controversial play The Summerworks Affair: Cheap shots at the expense of artists Join the […]

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    Nine things to do at Nextfest

    May 27, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Nextfest is our favorite time of year. Marking the arrival of summer, Nextfest is the chance to revel in a sense of community truer than at any other festival in #yeg, truer than at any other time in the year; a moment when more than 400 artists come together in a raucous, rambunctious celebration of […]

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    The 1000 Faces of Mythic Art Festival

    May 20, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys proudly presents the first public reading of our newest stagework, Snout as part of Theatre Propero‘s 1,000 Faces of Mythic Art Festival. Loosely based on the Egyptian myth of Isis and Osiris, in which Osiris is killed by his brother in a jealous fit of rage over Osiris’ place as king, Snout […]

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    The Dead are Restless

    May 10, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    It’s halfway to Halloween and the dead are restless… Join Catch the Keys as we celebrate Theatre Garage‘s first year of business! A night of fun, excitement, refreshments and fright, Halfway to Halloween  recognizes the members of the community who helped make Theate Garage’s success possible! Remember, this is a Halloween party, lovelies – full […]

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  • Wrecking Ball Swings into YEG

    April 22, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Politics and art collide Monday, April 25, 2011 when Edmonton’s local art scene takes to the stage to share views on the current political landscape. Wrecking Ball 2011 is a one-night cabaret which allows local politicians to connect with young, arts minded voters. Similar events are being scheduled on the same night across the country, […]

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    Move and be Moved

    January 31, 2011 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys is proud to be involved in this year’s presentation of the Expanse Movement Arts Festival. Brought to you by the genius duo over at Azimuth Theatre, Expanse Movement Arts Festival is a boundary-pushing three day festival dedicated to showcasing the inspired investigation of the innovative spirit of the body-in-motion. This high-velocity event […]

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    Dead Centre of Town Dance with the Dead

    September 30, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Hello, kittens. Game for another night of fright, are you? Back for two nights of gory good fun, the fourth annual Dead Centre of Town grips the heart of old downtown by celebrating one of Edmonton’s finest, oldest theatre venues, the New City Compound. Read what the press is saying: A Travelling Haunted House: Catch […]

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    CtK in HD

    July 16, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Nextfest 2010. What a show! Catch the Keys had the distinct pleasure of curating five nights of festing fun this past June. If you were there, you know just how much fun we had. At a back yard party just a week before Nextfest opened, we had the distinct pleasure of meeting the undeniably talented, […]

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    Back at Big Rock

    June 21, 2010 | Posted By: | Productions |

    CtK is proud to provide a preposterous posse of paparazzi for the Big Rock Edmonton Eddies Monday, June 21 2010 at the Transalta Arts Barns for the second consecutive year! Special thanks to Jamie Cavanagh, Mary Hulbert, Vincent Forcier  and Darren Paul for their reporting talents! 

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    Dear NextFest

    June 3, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    We like you. We really, really like you. But we don’t want to pressure you or anything, so while you’re deciding, here are a few tidbits to read: No one’s Immune to the Nextfest Nite Clubs Vibe We Triple Dare you! Turning up the Celluloid NuMusic at NextFest: aka, the Big Fat Collaborative Chance

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  • CtK does NextFest

    May 12, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    This time of year always gets us CtK gals buzzing with energy: the energy of feeling the sun after a long, cold winter; the energy of backyard bonfires and late night chats with great friends; and, of course, the energy of another year with our long-time love affair, NextFest. Oh, NextFest. How we heart you.  […]

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    NuMusic at NextFest

    May 12, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys has always had a serious crush on NextFest. We admit we’re even more giddy than usual over the chance to deepen our obsession this year. Catch the Keys proudly announces NuMusic@NextFest. New to NextFest, this two-part music performance features brave new works by nine emerging composers from across Canada. Played by a fresh five […]

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    Ncounter Dissonance

    March 11, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    According to the great oracle (Wiki), “dissonance has several meanings, all related to conflict or incongruity” What does dissonance mean for an artist? Does social dissonance map onto musical dissonance? Does the sound of industry birth the sound of industrial music? Is dissonance noise? Is dissonance modern art? Is dissonance the extreme of sensory thresholds, […]

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    This is Not a Conference

    March 3, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Ncounters: Living in a World of Sound and Noise is a student led transdisciplinary conference held March 5 – 7 which invites you to explore new approaches to the exploration of sound. Join the Graduate Music Students Association and the History and Classics Graduate Association at Dewey’s Pub on Campus at 8pm on Friday March […]

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    Ncounter Colour

    February 8, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Can you paint sound? Can you feel music? Can you separate sound from colour? Explore the artistic meaning and relationship among music, sound and colour. Ncounter colour and music Friday, February 26 at 7pm at Dewey’s Pub on Campus. This open stage concept invites visual artists, photographers, composers, performers, scholars and anyone interested in exploration […]

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    Ncounter Improvisation

    January 18, 2010 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Ncounter sound. Ncounter visual art. Ncounter acting. Ncounter music, theory, composition, history, sociology and more at Ncounters: a monthly collaborative meeting of the minds presented by the Grad Music Students’ Association. Hosted at Dewey’s Pub on the University of Alberta Campus, Ncounters invites collaboration from sound artists, visual artists, actors, musicians, composers, theorists, musicologists, historians, […]

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  • Nik and Stu Shittiest Christmas Ever

    December 3, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    View a slideshow of images from the performance, care of Andrew Paul with See Magazine! Two adorable kids are putting on a Christmas pageant when the director dies suddenly. In order to save Christmas, twelve baby Jesus’ have to perform twelve Christmas miracles in only twelve days. Only one thing is certain: after Nik & […]

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    U The Comedy of Global Warming

    November 30, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    The indie5 09/10 season opener U: The Comedy of Global Warming is a unique, independently produced, locally created multi-media play about Alberta and Climate Change. U: The Comedy of Global Warming is a ribald, funny and engaging mixture of information, entertainment, criticism and hope that blends fiction and fact in search of truth and answers. […]

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    Women and Animals

    November 25, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    View a slideshow of photos from the event, care of See Magazine. Local visual artist Kevin Green likes women; he also likes animals; he doesn’t, however, like cilantro. Kevin thinks cilantro is the most pretentious of all herbs. But that doesn’t mean Kevin doesn’t occasionally enjoy being pretentious about art. Join Kevin Green, Michelle Domsky & Erik Bailey at External […]

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    GabboGabboGabbo

    October 31, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Your favorite puppet jerk is back for another night of gut busting hilarity Saturday October 31. Catch the Keys is proud to present Gabbo’s triumphant return – see Gabbo for one night only at the House on the Haunted Hilltop (8220 106 Ave) for a night of creepy good fun, drink specials, a costume contest judged by the lovely […]

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    Dead Centre of Town Ghost Train

    October 14, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Dead Centre of Town: Ghost Train Thursday, October 29 The Iron Horse (8101 Gateway Blvd) Doors at 9pm More than one hundred years ago, this building here used to be a train station, did you know that? Back for another night of gory good times, Catch the Keys is proud to present the third annual […]

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    The Theatre Garage

    September 25, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Wigs, make up, hats, accessories, costume sales and rentals – get it all at The Theatre Garage! Proud to support local entrepreuners dedicated to providing the theatre community with props and costumes galore, Catch the Keys invites you to celebrate the opening of The Theatre Garage with us on Monday, September 28. Get your ghoul on just […]

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  • CtK Welcomes the New United Cycle

    August 24, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys was proud to jazz up the opening of the new United Cycle with a little clown love, a whole lotta face paint and some serious performance talent. Special thanks to: Amy Keating, Tata Tuviera, Joel Crichton, Vincent Forcier, Daniela Maselli, Lianna Makuch, Evan Hall, Olivia and Cat Amyotte.

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    Catch the Keys Workshop Series Presents Everyman

    August 12, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |
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    The System Theatre Hot Summer Party with The James Murdoch Band

    July 30, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Kick off August with The System Theatre at the hottest party of the summer! Join us Saturday, August 1 at theARTery for a fundraising extravaganza full of drinks, food, visual art, Fringe previews – including a taste of The System Theatre’s brand new work Jack & Jill – a silent auction and an exclusive live […]

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    Alum Love

    July 16, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Quoted from the Wednesday, July 8, 2009 University of Alberta Department of Drama Alumni News: “Beth Dart’s (BFA Tech Theatre Stage Management ’07) Catch the Keys collective continues to be use other art forms (photographs, music) as the impulse for their theatre-making experiments. Dart’s early ideas to engage other artists such as painters or musicians […]

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    One Night Extravaganza brings back Variety Show

    July 16, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    “Perhaps people are wanting more bang for their buck these days, or maybe everyone’s getting tired of the one-trick-pony acts out there. Either way, the variety show is one vintage concept that’s been taken out of the tickle trunk and shined anew. That’s what the organizers of the upcoming Gabbo Show believe, anyway.” Continue reading […]

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    Gabbo is Coming

    July 6, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    The Gabbo Show Saturday, July 18 The Avenue Theatre 9030 118 Avenue $15 in Advance/$20 at the Door Full bar Injected with the raw comedy of Rapid Fire Theatre’s The Chimney Sweepstakes, the tantalizing burlesque talents of The Keyhole Kittens, and mind-bending black-light puppetry, The Gabbo Show is  a variety party featuring the musical talents […]

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  • Explore your Curiosity at the Wideyed Cabaret

    June 26, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    feats – Festival of Dance and the TransAlta Arts Barns invite you to explore your wide-eyed curiosity and witness the unexpected at the Wideyed Cabaret! Wideyed Cabaret July 4 10:00 p.m. Westbury Theatre @ TransAlta Arts Barns 10330 84 Ave. Tickets: $10 TIX on the Square: (780) 420-1757. Curated by Catch the Keys Productions, the […]

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    NextFest Nite Clubs Chaotic Success

    June 23, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Special thanks to the more than 150 performers and everyone who attended this year’s NextFest Nite Clubs. An awesome, amazing, mind-blowing, (insert over-the-top adjective here) four days of performance party fun, this year’s Nite Clubs offered the best turnout and line up yet. Please check out See Magazine’s pictorial review.

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    Your Revolution Starts Now

    June 11, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Comrades! Your revolution – it’s the what-if, the could-be, the should-be, the will-be. Your revolution – it’s politics and semantics, artistics and music. So gather the beatnicks, the critics, the cynics, the mystics, the mavericks, the convicts: blow up the gimmicks, pick-apart the slick-ricks, dismantle the predicate. Your revolution – it starts Saturday! Climb atop […]

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    CtK at the Big Rock Eddies

    June 9, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Catch the Keys was proud to provide a gaggle of preposterous paparazzi for the Big Rock Eddies in Edmonton on June 8. “Are the rumours true? Who are you wearing tonight? OMG – it’s him!” Special thanks to performers Ryland Alexander, Kristi Hansen, Mary Hulbert and Darren Paul, Cracked Pepper Events and Fringe Theatre Adventures.

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    The NextFest NiteClubs

    June 2, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Curated by Catch the Keys Productions, the NextFest NiteClubs are a series of late-night, multi-disciplinary performance parties. Each NiteClub has a completely distinct flavour so you’ll never experience the same thing twice. This year the NiteClubs take place at Edmonton’s sexiest downtown location, theARTery (9535 Jasper Avenue), where you’ll be entertained and entertaining as you […]

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    The Kitchen Sink Project

    May 20, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    In our every day, women play a variety of different roles: we are sister, mother, daughter, grandmother, career woman, caregiver, lover, wife, friend, enemy; the expectations tied to each role define us, make us stronger, build us up, tear us down, bring us home. In response to kitchen sink realism – a cultural movement born […]

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  • A Process

    May 19, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Please read the review of Art on Art in Vue Magazine. Special thanks to everyone who made it out to see the show!

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    Project Fuses Many Media into Theatre

    May 11, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    Read Liz Nicholl’s preview of Art on Art, a multi media project fusing many different mediums. Ed note: Liz got a little confused during the interview. Megan gave the interview, and Beth is actually the director, not the playwright which makes for a somewhat confusing article. But press is press! Thanks, Liz!

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    Art on Art is Creation via Telephone

    April 30, 2009 | Posted By: | Productions |

    Check out the prevue of Art on Art in Vue Magazine. Don’t forget: Art on Art opens on Thursday, May 7 at the PCL Studio Theatre at the Arts Barns. Come to the Saturday, May 9 performance and stay for the after party. Drinks, dancing and electrock by the electric arc. Purchase tickets by visiting […]

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    This is an Experiment

    April 20, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    The System Theatre presents Art on Art by Catch the Keys Productions May 7 – 9 and 14 – 16, 2009 PCL Studio Theatre, TransAlta Arts Barns (indie5) Performances nightly at 8:00 and 9:30 PM PLEASE NOTE: 8:00 PM only on Saturday, May 9, followed by an after-party; ticket-holders guaranteed admission to the after-party. As […]

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    This Week on SOMOV

    April 16, 2009 | Posted By: | CTK News |

    David Jeffrey Buchanan, host and producer of Edmonton-based documentary and talk show Sound of My Own Voice (SOMOV), caught up with Catch the Keys at the Fringe Theatre Adventures 2009 fundraiser, Spark a Revolution. Watch the documentary. Special thanks to all the artists who donated their time and undeniable talent to make this event a […]

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    Spark a Revolution

    March 23, 2009 | Posted By: | Productions |

    A spark. A flame. A fire. Fuel the Revolution and join Edmonton’s emerging arts community for a high-energy evening of non-stop entertainment. A fundraising event showcasing original entertainment by Edmonton’s daring emerging artist community, proceeds from Spark a Revolution will support Fringe Theatre Adventures’ Edmonton International Fringe Festival. Saturday, March 28th, 2009 7:00 P.M. Westbury […]

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  • NextFest Niteclubs

    March 23, 2009 | Posted By: | Productions |

    The ARTery, June 2008 A series of late-night, multi-disciplinary performance parties supported by Canada Council, the NextFest NiteClubs offered three nights of fun, each with a completely distinct flavor to ensure audiences never experienced the same thing twice. Visual art, dance, music, comedy, performance – the NiteClubs offered a little taste of everything for everyone. […]

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    Art on Art

    March 23, 2009 | Posted By: | Productions |

    NextFest. June 2008 Exploring some serious art on art action, Catch the Keys Production’s Art on Art was the climactic collective of the 2008 NextFest NiteClub’s. A series of commissioned thematic photos taken by Vancouver’s Sheen Caddick were given to Andrew Smith of the electric arc, who created music inspired by the story of the […]

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    The Revolution

    March 18, 2009 | Posted By: | Productions |

    University of Alberta, January 2007 Part of an experimental thesis project, The Revolution was catapulted by a supportive collective of people dedicated to one cause and one movement. Through an intricate network of interconnected creative strengths, The Revolution showcased the might of the creative cooperative through the culmination of the visual, the audio, the heart, […]

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