PGC News

  • Dec 15, 2016

    Written by Scott White

     

    There is an exciting new trend in community theatres around the country.  Play selection committees are looking past the tried and true comedies and musicals and are starting to explore the wealth of scripts written by Canadian playwrights.

    Some playwrights rejoice when they hear they have a community production and others worry that the production won’t match up to the standard of previous professional productions and are...

  • Dec 13, 2016

    Every other month PGC releases a play catalogue with a specific theme or focus - The Special Edition CanRevue. This month, we are releasing a Special Edition Canadian Plays OutNow! for plays by our Atlantic playwrights. You can read this online catalogue HERE. You can look forward to a Saskatchewan Canadian Plays OutNow! catalogue next month!

     

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  • Dec 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 dramaturgs 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.

     

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  • Dec 8, 2016

    At this time of giving and receiving, please consider making a donation to the CASA Project. We are over half way to reaching our goal! No donation is too large or too small, but all contributions are tax deductible!

     

    In the summer of 2015, a few of us were fortunate enough to attend the Women Playwrights Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. This conference affirmed our belief that theatre, especially in developing countries, is an important and vital...

  • Dec 1, 2016

    About Kristen Da Silva

    Kristen Da Silva was born in Oakville and raised in the small farming community of Nobleton, Ontario. She attended York University, graduating with an Honours degree in Political Science that she has never done anything with. She has a background in improv and sketch comedy development and performance as a founding member of the Vanier Improv Company and sketch groups Rocket-9 and Gazebo Pals....

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