Jonathan Christenson - Artistic Director
Bretta Gerecke - Resident Designer

Eva Cairns - Managing Producer
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  • The Genius Code

    May 20-June 8, 2014

    After 2 years of development Catalyst's Creator in Residence, Surreal SoReal Theatre, premiere The Genius Code.

    The Genius Code is a live play where each individual audience member listens through their own set of headphones, choosing which character to follow in a three person love tragedy set in the modern day.

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  • Intern Artist Director

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to be the artistic director of a professional theatre company? Do you have an interest in directing as well as the tools required to be a successful arts administrator? Then consider applying to be our Intern Artistic Director. Read More
  • Vigilante

    In association with The Citadel Theatre

    March 7-29, 2015

    When an Irish immigrant family finds all they've worked for is taken from them, they fight back, with horrific results. Vigilante tells the story of a family that does anything to get what it wants, and a town that takes the law into its own hands to stop them.

    Vigilante will play in Edmonton in the Maclab Theatre at the Citadel in March 2015

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  • Nevermore

    Delightfully dark, heartbreakingly comic, playfully perverse, beautiful and grotesque, Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe is a whimsical and chilling musical fairytale for adults.

    Stay tuned for more info!
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Latest News at Catalyst

  • Vigilante at The Citadel in 2015

    Tuesday, 08 April 2014,

    Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre unveils new season

    Liz Nicholls
    The Edmonton Journal
    March 24, 2015

    The international hit One Man, Two Guvnors, a riotous farce that has scooped up awards everywhere it’s played, is one of six mainstage offerings (and four add-ons) in the Citadel Theatre’s upcoming 49th season, unveiled in the company’s Club cabaret Monday night.


  • Preview - Nevermore - Vernon Morning Star

    Monday, 03 March 2014,

    Gothic Tale Told In Nevermore

    by Staff Writer
    Feb 28, 2014
    The Vernon Morning Star

    While Edgar Allan Poe is widely considered to be a literary genius and his works are still read today, the details of his life are shrouded in mystery.

    “The line between fact and fiction, dreams and reality, life and death has always been blurry in the work of Poe. This was also the case in his life,” said writer, director and composer Jonathan Christenson, who as artistic director with Edmonton’s Catalyst Theatre is bringing Poe’s life and words to the stage in the award-winning production, Nevermore: The Imaginary Life And Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe.

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