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“We need to stand up as writers for the stage–as playwrights–as artists who could not merely work within a nascent Canadian theatre, but as the creators of the theatre.” – Carol Bolt

The Playwrights Guild of Canada is proud to welcome Nancy Morgan as the organization’s new Executive Director! Read the official announcement here.

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Featured Playwright of the Month

Debbie Patterson

Trained at the National Theatre School of Canada, Debbie Patterson is a founding member of Shakespeare in the Ruins (SIR), served as Theatre Ambassador for Winnipeg’s Cultural Capital year, and as Artistic Director of the Popular Theatre Alliance of Manitoba. She served as Artistic Associate at Prairie Theatre Exchange (PTE) from 2012 to 2018 and is currently a member of the PTE Playwrights Unit. She is a proud advocate for disability justice through her work as founding Artistic Director of Sick + Twisted Theatre.

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Playwrights Guild of Canada honours and acknowledges the territory upon which our office resides, the traditional land of the Huron-Wendat, the nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Métis, and the Anishinabek, including the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. We recognize and respect all recorded and unrecorded Nations who cared for this land of Tkaronto, meaning “Where the Trees Meet the Water.” PGC is grateful for the opportunity to protect and care for the stories of this community, which is the home to many indigenous people from across Turtle Island.

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