foldA’s programming is structured to support artists in creating theatre in a digital age. Scroll down to see how the iterative process works for artists and shows at foldA and beyond.

Alpha —

Performances in their earliest stages, ready for internal testing, but require audience feedback to spark the next stage of development.

Beta —

Performances ready for public testing to refine the audience experience.test

Go —

Performances ready for production release. Audience input contributes to improvements and bug fixes just like your favourite ap.


by Lisa C. Ravensbergen

2018 - Alpha

Citation was created as a part of Ravensbergen's graduate studies overseen by Dylan Robinson who is the Queen's University Canada Research Chair of Indigenous Arts.

2018 - Beta

Citation, an intimate act of re-clamation disguised as a guided walking tour of Queen’s University has its first public presentation at foldA 2018.

2019 - Go

In 2019, Citation is back with a revised version based on feedback from user experience at foldA 2018.


by Jan Derbyshire co-presented by Citadel Theatre

2017 - Alpha

Certified was first developed by Jan Derbyshire at the Vancouver Fringe Festival in 2016. After further development presented at the Pumphouse Theatre in Calgary, AB.

2018 - Beta

Certified toured, and appeared via livestream at foldA 2018 while being performed in at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton, AB.

2019 - Go

Certified is back, now live in Kingston, and livestreamed through our partnership with NAC Interactive to the internet.

Pathetic Fallacy

by Anita Rochon

2018 - Alpha

An in-development excerpt of Pathetic Fallacy is shown at PuSh Off in Vancouver, as part of a Collider Residency by Theatre Replacement. A full length version of Pathetic Fallacy first appeared at foldA in 2018. (Alpha)

2018 - Beta

Pathetic Fallacy officially premiered at the Darwin Festival in Australia, and has since been on tour.

2019 - Go

Pathetic Fallacy returns to foldA in 2019 with dramaturgical support from Sarah Garton Stanley and a new guest performer from Kingston.