PGC News

  • Jan 2, 2017

    Mentorships Set to Connect PGC Members in 2017

    January 3, 2017 - Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) is delighted to announce that three mentorships for playwrights have been set up for 2017! This is an increase in mentorship for our members as PGC has provided one or two annual opportunities in the past. PGC has partnered with The Prairie Theatre Exchange in Manitoba for one...

  • Jan 2, 2017

    In 2017, PGC will be releasing short videos that will share some of our tips for playwrights! These videos will be released on our social media, website, email blasts, and on our YouTube channel. 

    Click on the links below to watch our short videos.

    Social Media Tips for Playwrights (pre-release)

    Copyscript Tips for...

  • Dec 15, 2016

    Click HERE to see PGC's new Play Map of Canada for January, 2017.

    You can also go back in time to see what Canadian Theatre looked like for December of 2016 by looking at last month's map


    If you are searching...

  • Dec 15, 2016

    Tax Time is coming and Brian Borts is partnering with PGC to present a webinar on filing tax as a professional artist as well as cross border tax. Join us on January 26th for a productive start to 2017!


    In this webinar, Brian will discuss:

    • Harmonized Sales Tax  (HST)

    • Registered retirement savings plans (RRSP’S)

    • Self-...

  • Dec 15, 2016

    Written by Scott White


    There is an exciting new trend in community theatres around the country.  Play selection committees are looking past the tried and true comedies and musicals and are starting to explore the wealth of scripts written by Canadian playwrights.

    Some playwrights rejoice when they hear they have a community production and others worry that the production won’t match up to the standard of previous professional productions and are...