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Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal Welcomes New Managing Director Anne-Sophie Grenier

PWM is delighted to announce that our Board of Directors and hiring committee have appointed Anne-Sophie Grenier as our new ...
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2022 Gros Morne Playwrights’ Residency

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS The Gros Morne Playwrights' Residency is a Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal (PWM) and the Centre des auteurs dramatiques ...
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Young Creators Unit Showcase 2022

Join us May 19th and 20th at 7:00 PM EST for our Young Creators Unit Showcase on Gather. Tune in ...
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Collaboration, Intentionality, and Cultural Dramaturgy

by Scout Rexe I had the honour of spending last week with dramaturg Fatma Sarah Elkashef (she/her) and cultural dramaturg ...
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Spatial Dramaturgy: Developing an Urban Performance Practice with Shauna Janssen

Spatial Dramaturgy Application deadline: April 6th, 2022 Although the deadline to apply has passed, there are still a few spots ...
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Queer Reading Series

The Queer Readings Series is Presented by Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal's Young Creators Unit and Centaur Theatre with Festival Director Jesse ...
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PWM’s Accessibility Committee

An overview of our process so far Over the past several years, Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal (PWM) has been researching ways ...
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2022 Glassco Translation Residency

The Glassco Translation Residency is a Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal Residency, in partnership with the Cole Foundation, and the support of ...
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PWM announces the upcoming departure of Lesley Bramhill

It is with gratitude for her dedication to our community that the Board of Directors announces Lesley Bramhill’s departure from ...
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New Application Process for Dramaturgical Collaboration at PWM

We are excited to introduce a new application process for Dramaturgical Collaboration to welcome artists and projects to PWM in ...
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Board and Staff Changes at PWM

This past year, we have undergone many changes at PWM! We transitioned into a co-leadership structure between our Artistic Director, ...
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Building Your Grant Proposal with Jesse Stong

Application deadline: January 21st, 2022 If you have any questions, or need assistance with your application for Building Your Grant ...
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Impact Creation — Our year-in-review crossword puzzle!

A shining star in PWM’s seasonal tradition the Impact Creation - 2021 year-in-review crossword puzzle! This puzzle highlights how interconnected ...
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Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal Welcomes New Artistic Director Fatma Sarah Elkashef

After an extended leadership search, led by our board of directors and hiring committee, PWM is delighted to announce that ...
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APPLY NOW: Experimentation in Digital Creation

Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal is introducing a new micro-residency program focusing on digital dramaturgy. Applications are now closed. Building upon months ...
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Young Creators Unit 2021-22: Now Open For Applications!

Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal is excited to once again be calling for all emerging storytellers under the age of 30 to ...
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APPLY NOW: Script Analysis with Maureen Labonté

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This workshop will be held physically in accordance to PWM's COVID-19 safety procedures. Contact harris@playwrights.ca for any questions about ...
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Working Online: What We Learned

With the onset of COVID-19, Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal quickly shifted gears to move its operations online in order to maintain ...
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Introducing the Cole Foundation Mentorship Emerging Translators

Playwrights' Workshop Montréal and The Cole Foundation are thrilled to announce the participants to this year's Cole Foundation Mentorship for ...
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Tune in to the Young Creators Unit – Virtual Showcase 2021

Join us June 3-4 at 7 PM EST for our livestreamed Young Creators Unit showcase on YouTube — 2 exciting ...
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APPLY NOW: Creating Object Theatre with La Pire Espèce

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Due to its hands-on approach, this workshop will be held physically in accordance to PWM's COVID-19 safety procedures. Contact ...
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Remembering Sharon Pollock

A week ago on April 22, Sharon Pollock, an oft-produced playwright who was known for works that explored Canadian history ...
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Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal announces the upcoming departure of Executive & Artistic Director Emma Tibaldo

It is with gratitude for her dedication to the organization and the theatre community, that our Board of Directors announces ...
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Stop Asian Discrimination

Our position against anti-Asian racism

Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal condemns anti-Asian systemic racism and all forms of racist violence against Asians, Asian-Americans, Asian-Canadians. Since the start ...
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APPLY NOW: Building Your Grant Proposal with Jesse Stong

*UPDATE*
Application deadline extended until Friday April 23, 2021. Using innovative and interactive activities, Jesse Stong (Art educator / Playwright / ...
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Staged reading of Behaviour

Coming up March 20th and 21st 2021, join us for the staged reading of Behaviour, produced by Playwrights' Workshop Montréal ...
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Digital Dramaturgy Initiative — Apply to the Montreal residency

Playwrights' Workshop Montréal is now accepting applications for a week-long residency, within the Digital Dramaturgy Initiative, to take place from ...
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Introducing PWM+MAI joint support artist Tanha Gomes

Playwrights' Workshop Montréal and MAI (Montréal, Arts Interculturels) are thrilled to announce the inaugural season of PWM + MAI joint ...
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