The 11 O’Clock Number! is an award winning improvised musical going into it’s 6th season!
Friday Oct 13th, 9:00 PM – The 11 O’clock Number
Friday Oct 20th, 9:00 PM – Stranger Things – The Improvised Musical
Friday Nov 10th, 9:00 PM – The 11 O’clock Number
Friday Nov 17th, 11:00 PM – The Musical Mixtape
Friday Nov 24th, 9:00 PM – Game Of Thrones – The Improvised Musical
Friday Dec 15th, 9:00 PM – Winter Wonderland – The Improvised Christmas Musical
Location: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 84th Ave BASEMENT THEATRE
Note- Please enter through the Garden Door on the West Side of the building.
“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
For information regarding auditions please click the link below!
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 Childrenâ€™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).
Born and raised in Edmonton, Candice recently completed her Bachelor of Arts in Drama with a minor in Film Studies at the University of Alberta. She carries in her back pocket, performance, clown, design, directing and stage management experience. She recently stage managed for the Universityâ€™s New Works Festival, Princess Bear (2016), ABBEDAMâ€™s Spring Awakening (2015) and Fool Spectrum Theatreâ€™s E-Town Clown Cabaret (2014-2015). She is delighted to be a part of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged team!
Dallas Friesen has been with Grindstone Theater for 3 years now. Dallas is a current student at Concordia University and he has been in a few shows while studying at Concordia University College of Alberta such as Village of Idiots, The Seagull, and Joseph and the Amazing Techicoloured Dream Coat. Dallas is finishing his last year of university, what happens next who knows!
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 Orchestraâ€™s Young Composerâ€™s Project, and the 2013 winner of the Canadian Music Centreâ€™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 Bachelorâ€™s Degree of Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music with a Composition major at MacEwan University.
Ed is elated to join the wonderful and wacky world of the 11 Oâ€™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, Chicagoâ€™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 â€œthe Reverse Batman,â€ 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 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 NAITâ€™s Television Arts Program with a focus on news reporting.
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), Loveâ€™s Labourâ€™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 â€“ Northern Light Theatre), and Shake the Bar (Thou Art Here Theatre).
Mhairi Berg is excited to be performing alongside the rest of the talented cast of the 11 Oâ€™Clock Number for itâ€™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!
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 Directoryâ€™s award for the UKâ€™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 Theatreâ€™s 3rd Season of The 11 Oâ€™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 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 Theatreâ€™s â€œ11 Oâ€™ Clock Number!â€.
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.
This is Rachelâ€™s second season performing in Grindstone Theaterâ€™s The 11 Oâ€™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 Timeâ€ 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!
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 Lâ€™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.