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“Craft Bites” with Taylor Marie Graham and Hope McIntyre
October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDTFree
PGC members have been paired up to share their work and discuss the craft of playwriting with one another. You can tune into these live events and get a glimpse of what these theatre creators have been up to!
Craft Bites are open and free to the public.
October 15th at 1pm ET: Taylor Marie Graham and Hope McIntyre
Taylor Marie Graham
Taylor Marie Graham (she/her) is a Dora nominated writer, theatre artist, and educator living in Cambridge, ON / Haldimand Tract. At the University of Guelph, she holds an MFA in Creative Writing and is currently a Doctoral Candidate writing a decolonial and rural feminist analysis of the Blyth Festival Theatre. Her writing has been described as “dynamic, complex, and very funny” (Judith Thompson), “an uncommonly cool theatrical experience” (Mooney on Theatre), “charmingly twisted” (John Terauds, Toronto Star), “delivering notes of comedy, irony and real feeling” (John Kaplan, NOW Magazine), and “searingly written. . . a significant accomplishment!” (Bill Mandel). www.taylormariegraham.com
Hope McIntyre is an award winning playwright and director. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Winnipeg Department of Theatre and Film. Her training includes a BFA in performance from the University of Saskatchewan and an MFA in directing from the University of Victoria. She was the founding Artistic Director of Sarasvàti Productions, a company dedicated to social change that she helmed for 22 years. During this tenure she developed multiple new theatrical works, produced an annual festival, worked as a dramaturg for emerging playwrights, and developed community-based play creation methods. Since leaving the company in 2020 she has returned to her own work as a playwright. She has received the YWCA Women of Distinction Award, the Bra D’Or, and the Women Helping Women Award for her work supporting female playwrights. She is also a former President of the Playwrights Guild of Canada.
Register to attend here: https://playwrightsguild.ca/oct-15-craft-bites-registration/