Playwrights' Workshop Montréal

Registered Name: PLAYWRIGHTS' WORKSHOP MONTREAL INCORPORATED

Business Number: 119094738RR0001

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to empower artists in the creation of theatrical works of the highestcalibre. For over 50 years we’ve been at the forefront of new play development. Oursought-after team provides creative support to countless exciting and diverseartists from all over Canada and beyond!

HOW WE EMPOWER ARTISTS:

  • Providing creative and administrative support
  • Overseeing the translation of pieces into both official languages
  • Offering studio space
  • Mentoring artists of diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Building connections between artists across the country and beyond

2013-2018 BY THE NUMBERS:

  • 25 Theatre Companies Partnered With!
  • 71 Plays to production
  • 192 Writers
  • 8 Languages
  • 1 Governor General Literary Award-winning play by Catherine Banks)

What People Are Saying

"I have been involved with PWM since 1992. The organization answers any request with one word. YES. Because of that yes, many of us find a home for our projects. Playwrights, Directors, Creators, Companies, and many more. And so, thank you to PWM for giving us all it has and more."

— Micheline Chevrier, Artistic Director of Imago Théâtre & Director

"Since 1998, I have benefited from playwriting and translation units, workshops, and countless table reads and dramaturgical sessions offered by PWM. I would not have the incredible collaborators I have, nor the body of work I have produced, without the support and community that PWM has provided."

— Alexis Diamond, Playwright & Translator

"Playwrights spend most of their time alone in front of a computer screen in dialogue with fictitious characters. Creating a space like the Glassco Translation Residency where we can share and exchange our ideas is thus infinitely precious. "

— Pascal Brullemans, Playwright

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