PGC News

  • Mar 2, 2015

    PGC is proud to present a new initiative that offers you, our members, the opportunity to connect with Artistic Directors and ask them questions that you feel would benefit your career as a playwright: our AD-AMAs. Our AMA’s (“Ask Me Anything”) will be an online discussion where:

    - members ask participating Artistic Directors questions about life, career, and experiences

    - Artistic Directors address issues of interest...

  • Feb 23, 2015

    Catherine Frid's Burying Toni was recently produced as part of Alumnae Theatre's FireWorks Festival and tells the story of Emma Jung, scholar and psychologist who is married to renowned psychologist Carl Jung, and the dialogue she has with the opposing sides of her subconscious.

    Featuring a trailer filmed and edited by Nicholas Porteous.

    To view, click here.

  • Feb 18, 2015

    To offer meaningful professional development opportunities and to nurture playwriting, PGC partners with the Ontario Sears Drama Festival to provide a six-month mentorship opportunity and public reading for an emerging playwright.

    To read more about emerging playwright, Jake Pascoe, click here.

     

  • Feb 13, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q&A with Katherine Koller

    Katherine Koller talks to PGC about how she deals with writer's block, Edmonton's Script Salon, and just in time for Valentine's Day, her first love.

    www.katherinekoller.ca

    Q: Your list of accomplishments as a playwright include being awarded the 2013 Grand Prize in the Alberta Playwriting Competition for Last Chance Leduc, writing for...

  • Feb 9, 2015

    Featured Playwright Q & A with Beau Dixon

    Beau Dixon talks about Black History month,  his accomplishments as a modern day renaissance man, and finding inspiration from his heritage.

    www.beaudixon.com

    Q: Your one-man play Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story is currently touring schools in the Greater Toronto Area for Black History Month. Could you tell us a bit about the play and...

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