Now at 9pm!

The 11 O’Clock Number! is an award winning improvised musical.

Currently in it’s 5th season the show takes place at the Basement Theatre at Holy Trinity (10037 84 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB).

9PM on Friday nights!

UPCOMING SHOW SCHEDULE

April 28th – No Show

May 5th – No Show

May 12 – 9 pm

May 19 – 9 pm

May 26 – 9 pm

June 2 – No Show

June 9 – 9 pm

June 16 – 9 pm

June 23 – 9 pm

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$13 tickets at the door (box office opens at 8 pm)

Solid laughs no matter when you go!” Orlando Sentinel
Hilarious! The show left me laughing uncontrolably” Edmonton Journal
Fantastic Show!” The Buzz Winnipeg
…Guffaw inducing, genre hopping, zinger-laden mess of fabulous foolishness in four and sometimes five part harmony” CBC
What they do seems virtually impossible!” Breakfast Television

 

Current Cast
Brianne Jang

Brianne Jang

Actor, Writer

Brianne Jang

Brianne Jang

Actor, Writer

Brianne Jang is an actor, writer and producer. Born in Edmonton, Brianne began performing when she was eight years old. Her very first class was musical theatre at Stage Polaris Academy and she fell in love. Continuing her training from then on, Brianne attended Theatre Zocalo, The Citadel Foote Theatre School, HB Studio in New York and Dance Fusion Academy of Dance. In 2008, Brianne earned her diploma of Theatre Arts at Grant MacEwan University. She is an Associate Producer of Grindstone Theatre, co-founder of the theatre company, Poiema Productions, and co-founder of the photography company, BB Collective. She enjoys the creation process and the thrill of performing works she had a hand in building from the ground up. She is extremely excited and honored to be a part of Grindstone Theatre.

Byron Martin

Byron Martin

Artistic Director, Actor

Byron Martin

Byron Martin

Artistic Director, Actor

Byron is an Edmonton based actor and the Artistic Director of Grindstone Theatre. He has performed with Alberta Opera, Capitol Theatre, Surreal SoReal, Rapid Fire Theatre, Cold.Dead.Fish, Poiema/Theatre Public, The Citizens Theatre (UK) and The National Theatre of Scotland (UK). He has taught improv and acting for Concrete Theatre, Trickster Theatre, St. Albert Children’s Theatre and The R.C.S Glasgow. He is a graduate of the MacEwan Theatre Arts program and The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (MA Musical Theatre Performance).

Daniel Belland

Daniel Belland

Musician (Piano)

Daniel Belland

Daniel Belland

Musician (Piano)

Dan is an Edmonton-based music director, composer, and freelance musician. Recent music direction includes Ordinary Days (Straight Edge Theatre), Personals (Foote in the Door Productions), Calvin Berger (Three Form Theatre), Jane Eyre (Two One-Way Tickets) and CARRIE: the Musical (50% Fruit Theatre). Daniel was a 2012 winner of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s Young Composer’s Project, and the 2013 winner of the Canadian Music Centre’s Emerging Composer Competition. His music has been performed by the orchestras in Edmonton and Winnipeg, as well as at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. Dan is currently finishing up his Bachelor’s Degree of Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music with a Composition major at MacEwan University.

Ed Picard

Ed Picard

Actor

Ed Picard

Ed Picard

Actor

Ed is elated to join the wonderful and wacky world of the 11 O’Clock number! He began improvising in 2013 and has since honed his musical, movement, and improv- fu with Rapid Fire Theatre, Mile Zero Dance Society, Chicago’s iO Theatre, and The Second City. He feels incredibly fortunate and honored to perform alongside the talented cast and crew of Grindstone Theatre. A founding member of all-lawyer troupe The Novus Actors, Ed has proudly achieved “the Reverse Batman,” fighting injustice by day and playing a millionaire at night. Recent stage credits include Lend Me a Tenor (Players de Novo), the Portuguese Riding Lesson (Novus Actors / Teatro la Quindicina), and Mary Poppins (Festival Players).

Katie Hudson

Katie Hudson

Actor

Katie Hudson

Katie Hudson

Actor

Katie Hudson is an actress, improviser, director, teacher and producer and has worked with several different companies in Edmonton including Grindstone Theatre, CGAS Found Festival, Thou Art Here Theatre, Stage Struck!, Punctuate! Theatre, Ghost River Theatre, Shadow Theatre, Clown Cartel, Capitol Theatre, Die Nasty, Edmonton Children's Dance Theatre and Foote Theatre School. In 2010 Katie Hudson co-founded Blue Skies Productions which independently produced Edmonton new works, The Juvyline Cubangbang Show and Horrace Porridge Goes to Work. Katie is a graduate of the BA Drama Honours program from the University of Alberta and is currently attending NAIT’s Television Arts Program with a focus on news reporting.

Mark Vetsch

Mark Vetsch

Director, Actor

Mark Vetsch

Mark Vetsch

Director, Actor

Mark is an Edmonton-based actor, director, improviser, clown, and teacher. He is the Assistant Director for Grindstone Theatre and is also an Artistic Associate for Thou Art Here Theatre. Mark holds a B.A. Drama Honors from the University of Alberta and a Physical Theatre and Ensemble certification from Dell Arte International in Blue Lake, California and is currently completing an Education Degree to become a drama teacher. He primarily works on developing new work and has a passion for movement and teaching. Recent acting credits include Much Ado About Nothing (Thou Art Here), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Studio Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Citadel Theatre), and Much Ado about Nothing (Media Room). Recent directing credits include Kill Shakespeare (Thou Art Here), Honk! (Grindstone Theatre), Escape from Happiness (Assistant Director - Citadel Robbins Academy), Ride (Assistant Director – Northern Light Theatre), and Shake the Bar (Thou Art Here Theatre).

Mhairi Berg

Mhairi Berg

Actor

Mhairi Berg

Mhairi Berg

Actor

Mhairi Berg is excited to be performing alongside the rest of the talented cast of the 11 O’Clock Number for it’s third season! In 2012, Mhairi received her Master of Arts in Musical Theatre Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Since moving back to Canada, Mhairi has been a theatre instructor at the Foote Theatre School at the Citadel, dance instructor at Festival Place, as well as a voice and piano instructor at the Sherwood Park School of Music. When not teaching, Mhairi enjoys songwriting and she recently released her first EP, Among The Pine. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Neil Kuefler

Neil Kuefler

Actor

Neil Kuefler

Neil Kuefler

Actor

Neil is a local Edmonton artist and graduate of the BFA - Acting program at the University of Alberta. He feels overwhelmingly lucky to be working with Grindstone and the 11 O'Clock Number. Neil's work with physical theatre, improvisation and heightened text has focused his passion on collective work, audience interaction and Shakespeare's work. Alongside Andrew Ritchie, Neil founded Thou Art Here Theatre Edmonton's premiere site-sympathetic Shakespeare company. They have produced all kinds of customized Shakespearean shows like street fights, drinking scenes and a full length feature in the historic Rutherford House Historic Site. Check out thouartheretheatre.com for more details. Favourite acting credits include: Demetrius in Midsummer Lucid Dream, Tybalt in Shake the Fringe (Thou Art Here), Berowne in Love's Labour's Lost, Butch Honeywell in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Studio Theatre), Macbeth in Macbeth, and Crazyface in Crazyface (University of Alberta).

Nicole English

Nicole English

Actor, Writer

Nicole English

Nicole English

Actor, Writer

In search of new adventures and theatrical thrills, Nicole ventured forth into the world of improv via yegDND in March 2013 and was most recently seen in their Edmonton Fringe production of yegDND: Improv Edition. Nicole is a graduate of the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama and holds a BA Honours Degree in Acting (Musical Theatre). She is also the recipient of the Spotlight Casting Directory’s award for the UK’s Most Promising New Actress (2003). Previous performance credits include: Mother Swan/Maureen/Lowbutt (Honk! the Musical), Kate Monster/Lucy T. Slut (Avenue Q), Sally Bowles (Cabaret), Maureen Johnson (Rent), and Mrs. Lovett (Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street). Nicole is also the Edmonton Producer for Terry Shane Murder Mysteries and is excited to be part of Grindstone Theatre’s 3rd Season of The 11 O’Clock Number. Nicole loves theatre and has done everything from singing high Cs to wielding a nail gun on many a set. Sometimes she does this at the same time...

Paige Knickle

Paige Knickle

Actor

Paige Knickle

Paige Knickle

Actor

Paige Knickle is an improvisor, vocalist, actor, and web designer. Born to be crazy and raised in Edmonton, she had her first taste of improv in high school participating in the Nose Bowl Competition. Select theatre credits include Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, the Leading Player in Pippin, and Zubaida Ula in The Laramie Project. Presently, Paige is studying music technology and production at Grant MacEwan. She is thrilled to be working with the fabulous folk of Grindstone Theatre’s “11 O’ Clock Number!”.

Rachel Kent

Rachel Kent

Actor

Rachel Kent

Rachel Kent

Actor

Rachel is so excited to start her first season with The 11 O'Clock Number! A graduate of the Red Deer College Theatre Acting program and wielder of a Bachelor of Arts in Drama from the University of Alberta, she has enough student debt to keep her a starving artist for the rest of her life. You may have seen in shows here and there, including Grindstone Theatre's Honk!, as "Philomele" in Walterdale Playhouse's The Love of the Nightingale, and Hitchcock Radio Plays at Fort Edmonton Park this past October. She would really appreciate it if you grabbed a beer and laughed at least once during the show.

Rachel Whipple

Rachel Whipple

Actor

Rachel Whipple

Rachel Whipple

Actor

This is Rachel’s second season performing in Grindstone Theater’s The 11 O’Clock Number and she is ecstatic to be performing with such a talented cast. Rachel is currently cast as Martha in The Secret Garden directed by Michelle Rios. Her latest project was directing the short play "Pacific Time” written by David Haas. Some other shows she has been in include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, A Christmas Carol, and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. Rachel is currently studying Drama and English at Concordia University College of Alberta. When she isn't on stage she is working behind the scenes on props and costumes. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Ryan Kuefler

Ryan Kuefler

Actor

Ryan Kuefler

Ryan Kuefler

Actor

Ryan is an Edmonton-born artist in his third year of a Bachelor of Science combined Education program at the University of Alberta. He has always enjoyed watching and performing in theatre but has found a new joy in improv. He was last seen in the 11 o'clock number's first season as well as performing with them in fringe. But after a small hiatus for the second season he is prepared and incredibly excited to be back performing with grindstone theatre and the 11 o'clock number. Ryan would like to express his love and thanks to those who support him. He hopes you enjoy the show.

Trent Crosby

Trent Crosby

Tech

Trent Crosby

Trent Crosby

Tech

Trent is excited to be working on the 11 O'Clock number fulltime for their 3rd season! He is an emerging Stage Manager, Theatre Technician, & Lighting Designer based in Edmonton Alberta. Lighting Design credits include Retake for AM Choreography & Krista Posyniak and Letters & Words for Synaethesis Dance Theatre. Selected Stage Management credits include Spring Awakening for Actor's Company Theatre,The Passion of Narcisse Mondoux for the Grand Theatre, Death of a Salesman, A Few Good Men, Spring Awakening, and The Winter's Tale Project for the Citadel Theatre, Dance Masters for the Banff Arts Centre, Chapter Two and Mary's Wedding for Capitol Theatre,The Book of Jobes for Kompany Theatre, La Chaise Perdue for L’uni Theatre, and The Spiral Dive Trilogy for theatREpublic and WorkshopWest. Trent is also active in Edmonton's busy festival season programming entertainment for a Taste of Edmonton & the Silver Skate Festival.