Spring Festival 2017 Update

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The Spring Festival of New Plays will be presented May 9th through 13th at Paved Arts, 424 20th St. West, Saskatoon. The schedule is as follows. May 9, 7:00 pm – Dans l’ombre de Will James by Martine Noël-Maw ( La Troupe du Jour) May 10, 8:00 pm– Festival Opening Celebration May 11, 8:00 pm– Read the full post

News for August 25, 2016

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Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre/Persephone Theatre Playwrights Unit The selections have been made and we welcome Angela Kemp, Shanda Stefanson, Beverly Brenna and Kenneth T Williams to this season’s unit. This year we will focus more on one on one consultations and fewer weekend retreats. We are looking forward to a very productive year. Saskatoon Playwrights Circle Read the full post

Membership and Renewal

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Membership Renewal Current Memberships expire on July 31st. Now is the time to join or renew. Members have access to the following; Dramaturgical Services Submit your play for one-on-one consultations, workshops and more. We will work with the playwright to devise the best dramaturgical plan. Do you have a director or dramaturge that you especially Read the full post

Call for Submissions – Playwrights Unit

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Call for Submissions – Playwrights Unit Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre and Persephone Theatre are pleased to announce the third year of our joint Playwrights’ Unit.. This program is open to Saskatchewan playwrights at an ‘intermediate’ stage in their careers. In this context, ‘intermediate’ is defined as playwrights who have had one to two professional productions of Read the full post

Spring Festival Lineup

Spring Festival                                     We Have the Directors   We have directors coming from all over the country to Regina to work at Spring Festival. They include:   Laurel Green, Artistic Associate, Alberta Theatre Projects, Calgary, Roy Surette, Artistic Read the full post

24 Hour Playwriting Competition

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The Skinny The 24 Hour Playwriting Competition is back and better than ever! Writers of all levels are welcome to sign up and try to make some theatrical magic happen in 24 short hours. The top prize for the competition is a slot in the Saskatoon 2017 Fringe Festival, OR a $500 Cash Prize! Other Read the full post

Spring Festival dramaturge announced

Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre is pleased to announce that our Festival Dramaturge for Spring Festival 2016 in Regina is Nina Lee Aquino. She is an award winning director and dramaturge, current Artistic Director of Factory Theatre in Toronto, and former Artistic Director of fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company and Cahoots Theatre Company. She received the Ken Read the full post