PGC News

  • Mar 24, 2017

    The Creator Exchange is an initiative of PGC, inspired and brought to us by the Dramatists Guild of America. For this event, ten directors or 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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  • Mar 20, 2017

    Join us on April 20th to chat about Self-Producing! This is the perfect opportunity to get some tips and advice on produing your own plays and to hear success stories from playwrights who are considered master Fringe producers. Our special guests will be Mark Brownell, the creator of "Three Men in a Boat", and Tom McGee & Kat Sandler from Theatre Brouhaha. Register now to receive the webinar invitation link. This is FREE for all PGC members.

     

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  • Mar 17, 2017

    For a seventh year, and since 2011, ATFC has joined together with its two long-standing partners, Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) and Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC), to present the Canadian World Theatre Day message. This year’s message is written by playwright, director and actor Gilles Poulin-Denis. Based in Vancouver, Gilles has recently been named...

  • Mar 13, 2017

    About Marcia Johnson

    Marcia Johnson has been a theatre artist in Toronto for over twenty-five years. Her plays include Binti’s Journey, an adaptation of the teen fiction novel ‘The Heaven Shop’ by Deborah Ellis (Theatre Direct Canada/Manitoba Theatre for Young People); Courting Johanna (Blyth Festival) based on Alice Munro’s ‘Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage’ and Late...

  • Feb 27, 2017

    1-With upcoming International Women’s Day, as well your participation in the feminist theatre festival in Alberta, “Skirts Afire”, how do you feel about the role and/or roles of women playwrights in Canadian theatre? And how can more opportunities be created?

    Like many others I was alarmed to see the statistics (revealed as part of the EIT initiative) about the percentage of plays written by women produced in the professional theatre –...