New Venue – The Grindstone

Grindstone Theatre is building a new home!

Opening in Spring 2018, Grindstone Theatre is opening our new theatre and restaurant: The Grindstone.

The Grindstone will be centrally located at 10019 81st Ave, it is in an ideal location just off of Whyte for anyone participating in Old Strathcona’s vibrant Nightlife. Couple that with comedy programming six days a week by over a twenty five independent
producers, it will be a venue unlike any other in the city.

  • 2-3 Shows a Day, 6 Days a Week – Including Improv, Stand Up, Sketch Comedy, Burlesque, Talk Shows, and more!
  • 75 Seat Theatre space
  • A 50 seat fully licensed restaurant and bar with a menu designed by local chef, Phan Au.
  • Box Office, Green Room and outdoor Patio.
  • 5 Gender Neutral Washrooms.

Want to produce a show?

At this time we are accepting submissions for shows. If you have a show or an idea for a show that you would like to produce please fill out the official show form or contact us for any questions you may have!

Producer Package 2017

Show Form Application

Want to help fund the construction of The Grindstone?

Bingo Volunteers!

Helping to fund the building are our on-going Bingo volunteering at Castledowns Bingo! Sign up for a shift here!

Become a Seat Sponsor!

For $500 you can sponsor a seat in the new theatre. Not only does this put your name on a seat in the theatre but it comes with 10 free tickets a year for five years! Purchase a seat here!

Become a Corporate Sponsor!

If you are interested in sponsoring The Grindstone for a larger amount of money or are interested in naming rights for the stage or other areas of the theatre, view our Sponsorship Packages!

Quick Facts Sponsorship Package
Detailed Sponsorship Package

Media Release

Press Release – Grindstone Comedy Bar

Project History

View our successful Indiegogo campaign:

Note that the location of the space has changed since this video was shot.

Grindstone on Indiegogo