Events Schedule

June

26th

Workshop - Dramaturgically Speaking

A workshop exploring dramaturgical practice and new play development in Canada, faciliated by Brian Drader 

27th

Workshop - Dramaturgically Speaking

A workshop exploring dramaturgical practice and new play development in Canada, facilitated by Brian Drader.  

28th

Workshop - Dramaturgically Speaking

A workshop exploring dramaturgical practice and new play development in Canada, facilitated by Brian Drader, with guests Joanna Falck (Tarragon Theatre), Emma Tibaldo (Playwrights Workshop Montreal), and Sarah Garton Stanley (National Arts Centre).  

29th

Dramaturgically Speaking - A Community Dialogue

What - a panel and seminar exploring dramaturgical practice, and new play development in Canada.

When - Friday, June 29th, 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Where - Cinematheque, main floor, 100 Arthur St. (Artspace building in the Exchange District)

Please join us for an afternoon of lively discussion and Q. & A. as we dip into all things dramaturgical. What is it? What are ‘best practices’? What should you expect from a dramaturg? What don’t they do? You’ve got a play, now what?

An exploration of how we support new work here and across the country, with guests Joanna Falck, Bill Kerr, Ellen Peterson, Sarah Garton Stanley, and Emma Tibaldo.  

For more information, please follow the link - 

http://mbplays.ca/news/dramaturgically-speaking-a-community-discussion

29th

Workshop - Dramaturgically Speaking

A workshop exploring dramaturgical practice and new play development in Canada, facilitated by Brian Drader, with guests Joanna Falck (Tarragon Theatre), Emma Tibaldo (Playwrights Workshop Montreal), and Sarah Garton Stanley (National Arts Centre).

August

27th

PlayLab - Lara Rae, Dragonfly

A one day workshop of Lara Rae's new play, Dragonfly, in partnership with Theatre Projects Manitoba.  

31st

PlayLab - Steven Ratzlaff, Banderas Bay

A one day workshop of Steven Ratzlaff's new play, Banderas Bay.  Dramaturg - Bill Kerr. 

October

31st

Open Door - Curated Short Plays

An evening of short plays by MAP members. Readings, dramaturgical feedback, and discussion about the short-play form, with dramaturg Brian Drader.  7:00 pm in the Rory Runnells Studio (room 504, 5th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg).

November

11th

PlayLab - Gordon Portman, new play

A two day workshop of a new play by Gordon Portman.  Dramaturg - Ellen Peterson. 

12th

PlayLab - Gordon Portman, new play

A two day workshop of a new play by Gordon Portman.  Dramaturg - Ellen Peterson.

13th

PlayLab - Gordon Portman, new play

A 1/2 day workshop of a new play by Gordon Portman.  Dramaturg- Ellen Peterson. 

20th

Brian away, @ PTE workshop of Sharon Bajer's Gingerbread Girl

Brian will be out of the office from November 20th to 22nd, working dramaturgically on the PTE workshop of Sharon Bajer's Gingerbread Girl.  

21st

Open Door - Hannah Foulger, Sacrosanct

Hannah Foulger's play Sacrosanct will be read by actors, followed by a dramaturgical discussion led by Megan Andres.  7:00 pm in the Rory Runnells Studio (room 504, 5th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg).  

26th

Theatre Projects Manitoba - Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy

Theatre Projects Manitoba hosts an Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy in the Rory Runnells Studio, November 26th to 29th, 2019

27th

Theatre Projects Manitoba - Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy

Theatre Projects Manitoba hosts an Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy in the Rory Runnells Studio, November 26th to 29th, 2019

28th

Open Door - Jo MacDonald, Neechie-itas

Jo MacDonald's play Neechie-itas will be read by actors, followed by a dramaturgical discussion led by Krista Jackson. 7:00 pm in the Artspace Boardroom (4th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg).

28th

Theatre Projects Manitoba - Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy

Theatre Projects Manitoba hosts an Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy in the Rory Runnells Studio, November 26th to 29th, 2019

29th

Theatre Projects Manitoba - Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy

Theatre Projects Manitoba hosts an Object Theatre Workshop with Grant Guy in the Rory Runnells Studio, November 26th to 29th, 2019

December

6th

Djanet Sears Playwriting Workshop

Djanet Sears is working with the Prairie Theatre Exchange Emerging Playwrights Unit, Dec. 6th at MAP, and Dec. 7th and 8th at PTE.  

14th

PlayLab - TPM & MAP - Lara Rae's Dragonfly

Lara Rae's new play Dragonfly (TPM season March 14 to 24) will be workshopped in the Rory Runnells Studio, December 14th and 16th, 2018.  Dramaturg - Brian Drader.

January

2nd

Studio Rental - The Sons of Ibsen

The Sons of Ibsen are rehearsing Letters to a Father in the Rory Runnells Studio, for their RMTC IbsenFest 2019 production. Various rehearsal days and times through January 2019.  

4th

PlayLab - TPM & MAP - Lara Rae's Dragonfly

Lara Rae's new play Dragonfly (TPM season March 14 to 24) will be workshopped in the Rory Runnells Studio, January 4 to 7, 2019.  Dramaturg - Brian Drader. 

23rd

Open Door - Walk & Talk Theatre, new play

Walk & Talk Theatre (Duncan Cox, Tanner Manson, and Ben Townsley) will be taking a new play out for a test drive, followed by a dramaturgical discussion. 7:00 pm in the Artspace Boardroom  (4th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg).

31st

Letters to a Father, presented by The Sons of Ibsen

The Sons of Ibsen are presenting Letters to a Father in the Rory Runnells Studio, as part of the RMTC IbsenFest 2019.  Dates and times will be posted soon!  From January 31st to February 17th.  

February

13th

Open Door

Please contact Brian Drader at MAP if you wish to have your play considered for an Open Door reading.  

18th

TPM & MAP - Lara Rae's Dragonfly - Rehearsal

Theatre Projects Manitoba, supported by the Manitoba Association of Playwrights, is rehearsing Dragonfly by Lara Rae in the Rory Runnells Studio, February 18th to March 9th, 2019.  

27th

Open Door - Frances Koncan, play tbc

Frances Koncan's play tbc will be read by actors, followed by a dramaturgical discussion. 7:00 pm in the Artspace Boardroom (4th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg).

March

20th

Open Door - Tyler White, play tbc

Tyler White's play tbc will be read by actors, followed by a dramaturgical discussion. 7:00 pm in the Rory Runnells Studio (room 504, 5th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street, Winnipeg).

April

10th

Open Door - The Dotagers Make A Scene

A scene study with the Dotagers Playwriting Unit.  Scenes from the members' work-in-progess will be read, followed by a discussion of what makes a scene work. Hosted and facilitated by MAP dramaturg Brian Drader.  7:00 pm in the Rory Runnells Studio (room 504, 5th floor, Artspace, 100 Arthur Street).  

29th

Studio Rental - Rehearsal

The Rory Runnells studio is booked from April 29th to May 3rd for rehearsals (show TBA).  

May

6th

Studio Rental - Rehearsal

The Rory Runnells studio is booked from May 6th to 10th for rehearsals (show TBA).  

July

13th

Studio Rental - The Winnipeg Fringe Festival

The Rory Runnells Studio is being used by the Winnipeg Fringe Festival from July 13th to 28th, 2019.