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Announcement (National): SureFire 2020 Released – Playwrights Guild of Canada

  The Women’s Caucus of Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) announces the second rendition of SureFire, a community-generated resource identifying remarkable, production-ready plays by Canadian women, trans creators, and non-binary artists. The underrepresentation of women playwrights on our nation’s stages is a well-documented fact; a problem that is magnified further

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Call for Submissions (Alberta): The 2021 Alberta Playwriting Competition

The Alberta Playwriting Competition, presented by the Alberta Playwrights’ Network in association with Theatre Alberta, is the longest running provincial playwriting competition and offers the largest cash prize of any playwriting contest in Canada. The competition recognizes the most outstanding un-produced Alberta play with a $5000 Grand Prize. It is

Call for Submissions (Alberta): RBC Emerging Artist Mentorship Program – Alberta Playwrights’ Network

 **DEADLINE EXTENDED** Through the generous support of the RBC Foundation, Alberta Playwrights’ Network is able to continue offering the RBC Emerging Artists Mentorship Program providing individual and project development to emerging and mid-career playwrights, through mentorship from a roster of professional playwrights. 

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Call for Submissions (Alberta): 2021 Pilot Lights Theatre Festival

Open Call for all Alberta High School Drama Teachers and Drama Students The MHHS Theatre Company invites you to join Zone 7 Online for The 2021 Pilot Lights Theatre Festival: Solo Performer Edition One Act. One Performer. Online. We know that many Alberta schools are looking for performance opportunities due

What’s On (National): Craft Bites – Playwrights Guild of Canada

Playwrights Guild of Canada (PGC) presents a new play reading series Craft Bites to be streamed online beginning on Monday, January 25, 2021. Craft Bites is an online reading series, exploring the talents of Canadian playwrights and theatre artists. Each of the live events in the series features a cooperative

Event (Online): Script Salon – Readings By Albertan BIPOC Playwrights

The next Script Salon event is on Sunday, January 10, 2021. It features readings by BIPOC playwrights from across the province, supported by PlayConnect at the Playwrights Guild of Canada. To receive a Zoom link for the event please send a request to We’d like to thank the Playwrights


News (National): The CASA Award Announces 2020 Winner

The CASA Award is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2020 playwriting award is writer, theatre-maker and educator Genna Gardini of Cape Town, South Africa. The Jury, consisting of South Africans – educator and voice-body guide/sonic dramaturg Lieketso Mohoto, and writer/adaptor/director/ theatre-maker Janice L. Honeyman – and Canadian

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