The space that is the ATB Financial Arts Barns used to be a service garage for Edmonton Transit and is now a creative hub for local artists. Our theatres, studios, hallways, and foyers are constantly buzzing with activity!

You can stay up-to-date on what’s going on at The Barns below. Getting involved in events at The Barns is a great way to support the local Edmonton arts scene — you can also become a donor here.

Terminus

Wild Side Productions

April 13 - 23, 2017
Studio Theatre

Mark O’Rowe’s Terminus is an Irish ‘metaphysical odyssey’, a hard hitting urban tale combining elements of the fantastic, gothic horror, cartoon violence, poetic verse and human pathos. A dark quest journey through the streets of Dublin.

Genre: Drama

Rating: Adult

Warnings: Strong language

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Bring It On

Strathcona High School

April 17 - April 22, 2017
Westbury Theatre

The high stakes world of competitive high school cheerleading! Bring It On: The Musical, inspired by the movie of the same name, tells the story of Campbell, cheer captain and most popular girl at Truman High School. School redistricting forces Campbell to transfer to Jackson High School. Knocked off her throne as teen queen, Campbell tries to make sense of her new “outsider” status. With a national title on the line, Campbell must convince Danielle, Jackson’s “it-girl” and leader of hip-hop dance troupe The Crew, to start a cheerleading squad and help bring on some sweet revenge.

Bring It On features an original story by Tony Award winner, Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), music and lyrics by Tony Award-winning composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights,Hamilton), music by Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning composer, Tom Kitt (Next to Normal), lyrics by Broadway lyricist, Amanda Green (High Fidelity) Join the Scona Theatre Co. this April in this athletic high stakes show.

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Forward Thinking Speaker Series: A Conversation with Joseph Boyden

Edmonton Public Library

April 27, 2017
​ATB Financial Arts Barns​

The presentation will include an introduction with Elder Wilson Bearhead (Nakota) a member of the Wabamun Lake Indian Band in Treaty 6 territory.

In this engaging talk, at times funny, at times difficult, Joseph Boyden discusses his life to date as a writer including recent events. He’ll share stories of real life inspirations and secrets of his craft, reading short passages from some of his bestselling and award-winning novels to highlight his tales.

Following his presentation there will be a 30 minute Q&A session.

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Over the Edge With 4Play Fundraiser

Catalyst Theatre

April 28, 2017
​ATB Financial Arts Barns​

4 playwrights, 4 directors, 4 designers and 4 actors, 12 hours of frantic creation. In half a day, 4 plays are written, designed rehearsed and performed.

Featuring: April Banigan, Braydon Dowler-Coltman, Ron Pederson, Stephanie Wolfe. Plus the ingenious writing, directing and design of some of Edmonton’s most outstanding theatre artists! Including: Marty Chan, Ellen Chorley, Conni Massing, Kate Ryan, Dave Horak, Tracy Carroll, Trevor Schmidt, Kevin Green, Megan Koshka, Aaron Wicks and many many more!

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