PGC News

  • Mar 7, 2016

    Haley McGee talks to PGC about her solo shows, touring internationally, and her multifaceted approach to theatre. 

     

    Q: You studied acting at Ryerson University before transitioning your focus to theatre creation. How does your acting training influence your playwriting? What drew you to playwriting?

     

    A: Well, I still work primarily as an actor, and mostly in new plays by Canadian writers. But I am trying to strike a balance...

  • Feb 29, 2016

    Alexis Diamond talks to PGC about Composite Theatre Company, the challenges of writing diverse styles of work (historical, musicals/opera, translation), and gives advice for emerging playwrights.

     

    Q: How did you get your start as a playwright?

     

    A: When I was four, I narrated a story to my mother. I described the characters, the producer, the director, the actors... I did not know the words for these roles, but I knew what they were and...

  • Feb 29, 2016

    About Nicolas Billon 

    Nic’s stage work has been produced across Canada, as well as New York, Chicago, and Paris. His triptych Fault Lines garnered the 2013 Governor-General’s Award for Drama.
    He recently adapted his play, The Elephant Song, into a feature film for which he won a Canadian Screen Award and a Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award.
    His latest play, Butcher, has been produced in 7 cities across North America since its...

  • Feb 29, 2016

    Here is our bi-monthly Special Edition CanRevue. This month we compiled a list of audition pieces, specifically for women's roles. Let all of your acting pals know about this catalogue. It's very handy to have a couple of Canadian monologues on hand for auditions! Click HERE for view the Special Edition CanRevue online.

    Stay tuned for April's...

  • Feb 26, 2016

    PGC updates The Play Map of Canada monthly to show what Canadian plays are onstage in Canada.

    Visit the map HERE to see what shows are...

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