Established in 1978, WWPT is a flagship company in the development and dissemination of new Canadian plays and playwrights, locally, nationally and internationally.
Legal Mandate: The production and presentation for the public of Canadian plays and the education of the public in playwrighting skills.
Mission Statement: Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre is a professional, Edmonton-based theatre dedicated to the development, production, promotion, and presentation of new Canadian playwrights and their plays, and to the education of the public in playwrighting skills.
Vision Statement: Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre will be a flagship company that supports, develops, and champions the work of playwrights in Alberta, and across Canada, at all experience levels. We will act as a launch pad for works that illuminate issues important to our time, reflect the diversity of our country, advance equality, and build community.