Friday, April 8, 2011

Playwrights Guild of Canada workshops on the business of playwriting

The Playwrights Guild of Canada is presenting a full day of workshops on the business of Playwriting in Toronto on June 3. There are six workshops presented throughout the day. Playwrights Guild of Canada members and students get a discounted price.

Michael Petrasek leads a workshop on promoting your work internationally; Maja Ardal explores the
intricacies of self-producing and how it fit into the Canadian theatre landscape; Bruce Barton discusses writers and writing in collaborative creation and devising; Joanna Falck, Stephen Colella and Erica Kopyto examine the Dramaturg / Playwright relationship; Michael Wheeler speaks about social media and the Arts; and Lisa O’Connell will address the benefits of playwright development centres and explain how they serve to nurture and develop the playwright.

Workshops take place at the Playwrights Guild of Canada's location at 215 Spadina Ave. Suite #210 in Toronto.

A Full Day of Workshops on the Business of Playwriting
Playwrights Guild of Canada

PLAYWRIGHTS: GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS-A Full Day of Workshops on the Business of Playwriting

  • Getting It Done! How Self-Producing Contributes to Canadian Theatre Ecology Maja Ardal
  • First We Take Manhattan: the Ins (and Outs) of Marketing Your Work Internationally Michael Petrasek
  • Dancing Lessons: Writers and Writing in Collaborative Creation and Devising Bruce Barton
  • The Dramaturge/Playwright Relationship: From First Date to Life-Long Relationship Joanna Falck, Stephen Colella, and Erica Kopyto
  • Social Media in the Arts Michael Wheeler
  • Have a script? Have a seat. The Role of the Playwright Development Centre Lisa O’Connell
  • PLUS: ASK ANNIE One-on-One Session with Annie Gibson, Publisher of Playwrights Canada Press
For facilitator bios and event details CLICK HERE


  • PGC Members & Students (Full Day & Lunch) – $70
  • PGC Members & Students (Single Workshop) – $25
  • Non-Members (Full Day & Lunch) – $90
  • Non- Members (Single Workshop) – $35
** Registration is non-refundable. $1.50 fee for credit card payments.

June 3, 2011 9.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
215 Spadina Ave, Toronto Ontario
For more information contact Robin at / 416-703-0201

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