PGC News

  • 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.

    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.

    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...

  • Jan 28, 2015

    Jordan Tannahill's rihannaboi95 was included in his Governor General Award winning compilation of plays Age of Minority: 3 Solo Plays and is an excellent example of the emerging genre of web-theatre.

    Directed by Zack Russell
    Featuring Owais Lightwala


    To view, click here.



  • Jan 28, 2015

    January 2015 Issue of CanRevue, Playwrights Guild of Canada’s bi-monthly e-catalogue of unpublished Canadian plays, is now available for download.  In this issue you'll find 7 Comedies, 6 Dramas, 1 Fantasy and 1 Farce by PGC's members.  Enjoy!