Upcoming Webinar - Contract Webinar Series, Part 1: "Standard Clauses 101"

Join PGC's Professional Contracts Manager, Rebecca Burton, for a 30-minute webinar on the Standard Clauses for PGC/PACT professional contracts. It's the perfect starting point to understand the language and guidelines of all contracts for playwrights. By understanding what's in a contract, you can control the ownership of your work, propose your work in a professional manner to artistic directors, and be prepared for any future collaborations with other theatre creators. This webinar is free for PGC members.


August 16th, 2017

1:00pm EST


Please email monique@playwrightsguild.ca if you need more information.


About Rebecca Burton

Rebecca Burton is the Membership and Professional Contracts Manager at Playwrights Guild of Canada, as well as the Lead Organizer of Equity in Theatre (EIT), an initiative designed to redress the underrepresentation of women and other marginalized communities in the theatre sector.

Rebecca has a BA in theatre and history from the University of Guelph, an MA in theatre from the University of Victoria, and she is a PhD ABD in theatre (though currently lapsed) at the University of Toronto's Graduate Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies.

Rebecca has a wealth of theatre experience, having worked as a practitioner in various capacities, including actor, collective creationist, director, dramaturg, playwright, stage manager, and technician. In addition to arts administration, she has also worked as an educator, teaching theatre and literature at Brock, Wilfrid Laurier, Ottawa, and York Universities.

As well, Rebecca freelances as an editor and researcher, for instance, having compiled and written Adding It Up: The Status of Women in Canadian Theatre, the final report for the 2006 national study on equity and Canadian Theatre, which can viewed at: http://www.playwrightsguild.ca/sites/default/files/AddingItUp.pdf. More recently, Rebecca co-edited the Winter 2016 “Equity in Theatre” issue of Canadian Theatre Review, and she served as the Editor on Long Story Short: An Anthology of (Mostly) 10-Minute Plays, published by Playwrights Canada Press.

Rebecca loves working at PGC, championing and advocating for Canadian playwrights!


Watch our last webinar, "Evolving Dramaturgy" HERE!


By joining our webinars live, you will have your questions addressed immediately and will be a part of the larger discussion. We hope to see you online on August 16th!