PGC News

  • Aug 22, 2016


    Gordon Pengilly

    Gordon Pengilly's Flesh & Ghost studies the philosophy of time to dissect the reality and memory of a series of events. While trying to figure out the mystery of each character's past, I found myself completely intrigued with the idea of trying to manipulate time and the conventionality of how we measure the moments in our lives. It is an incredibly engaging and...

  • Aug 22, 2016




    This six week program is designed for both new and experienced playwrights.

    In these two hour long classes the ten participants will explore the basic tools of playwrighting, what they are, how they’re used and when they are most effective.Guided by internationally renowned dramatist Brad Fraser (5 @ 50, True Love Lies, Snake In Fridge, Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love...

  • Aug 13, 2016

    The Creator Exchange is an initiative of PGC, inspired and brought to us by the Dramatists Guild of America. For this event, ten designers and ten playwrights will gather together. Participants will have the opportunity to talk briefly about what kind of work inspires them, and how they like to collaborate artistically, the purpose being to encourage networking opportunities with other practitioners, and to forge new working relationships.



  • Aug 8, 2016

    About Corey Payette

    Corey Payette is proud of his Oji-Cree heritage from Northern Ontario and has worked as a playwright, actor, composer, and director across Canada. He is the Artistic Director of Urban Ink Productions (Vancouver, BC), past Artist-in-Residence with English Theatre at Canada’s National Arts Centre, and the founder Raven Theatre (Vancouver, BC) focusing on new works by Indigenous...

  • Jul 14, 2016

    July 2016 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  Enjoy!  In this issue you'll find 4 Dramas, 1 Comedic Drama, 1 Dramedy, 1 Docudrama, 4 Comedies, 3 Dark Comedies and 1 Musical.