MAP offers various programs and resources to support playwrights & playwriting in Manitoba.

Open Door

The Open Door is MAP's most popular activity.  MAP dramaturges, actors, and audience feedback help playwrights develop their works-in-progress.

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Workshops

Playwrights work with professional actors, directors, and dramaturges to help develop their scripts.

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Seminars

Noted playwrights, directors, and dramaturges explore the art, the craft, and the business of playwriting.

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Sidney & Margaret Jarvis Playwrights Resource Centre

The Jarvis Centre is MAP's library/archive/and theatre resource centre open to the community.

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Publications

Books and brochures by or about the Manitoba Association of Playwrights.

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Harry S. Rintoul Award

The Harry Rintoul Award recognizes the best Manitoba play at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.

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Scirocco Drama Manitoba Highschool Playwriting Contest

The Highschool Playwriting Contest - a panel of judges chooses the best plays written by Manitoba students. Professional playwrights and directors help to stage a performance of the short-listed plays at the MTC Warehouse, and the audience picks a winner.

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Readings / Performances

Occasionally MAP hosts public readings of a new work, or produces staged readings of original work by Manitoba playwrights.

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Rory Runnells Studio

MAP's rehearsal and performance space is available to rent by theatre companies.

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Online Resources

Online resources and links to other playwright organizations and development bodies.

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