MAP offers various programs and resources to support playwrights, playwriting, & new play creation in Manitoba.

The PlayLab

A suite of services provided to professional playwrights and theatre creators.  

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The Open Door

Public readings of works-in-development ...

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Dramaturgically Speaking

For those who support the playwrights and theatre creators ...

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The Horizon Series

Investigating possibilities for what is yet to come ...

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The 2020/2021 MAP Resident Dramaturg Program

MAP's 2020/2021 Resident Dramaturgs - Debbie Patterson, Ian Ross, and Hazel Venzon 

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The Digital Dramaturgy Initiative

A Pan-Canadian intiative designed to boost digital literacy in new play development 

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Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops

Events for the theatre community at large; noted playwrights, directors, and dramaturgs explore the art and craft of what we do.   

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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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MAP-supported Playwriting Units

Playwriting Units provide support, community, structure, and feedback ...

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Publications

Books and brochures by or about or published with the support of MAP.

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Harry S. Rintoul Award

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

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The Reg Skene Award for Emerging Theatre Artist

An annual award given to an emerging Manitoba playwright, actor, or director.

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The Chris Johnson Award for Best Play by a Manitoba Playwright

A bi-annual award given to the best new play produced or published by a Manitoba Playwright.

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Scirocco Drama Manitoba High School Playwriting Program

The High School Playwriting Program encourages and supports our next generation of playwrights.  

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Rory Runnells Studio

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

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Online Resources

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

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MAP's Vaccination & COVID Policies

MAP's Vaccination & COVID Policies for all in-person, on-site activities as of September, 2021.  

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MAP's Acknowledgment Policy

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