MAP offers various programs and resources to support playwrights and playwriting in Manitoba.
Noted playwrights, directors, and dramaturges explore the art, the craft, and the business of playwriting. Check out a schedule of upcoming seminars.
Workshops and Readings
Playwrights work with actors, directors, and dramaturges to develop their scripts. Contact Rory for more information. See also...
Hear established and emerging playwrights read from their work in a series of monthly play readings organized by MAP in partnership with Aqua Books.
The Open Door is where playwrights get to hear their work-in-progress read by professional actors, with an opportunity for feedback from the audience. One of MAP's most popular activities.
Scirocco Drama Manitoba Highschool Playwriting Contest
The Highschool Playwriting Contest - a panel of judges chooses the best play's 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 the winner.
Harry S. Rintoul Award
The Harry Rintoul Award recognizes the best Manitoba play at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival.
Sidney and Margaret Jarvis Playwrights Resource Centre
The Jarvis Centre is MAP's library/archive/and theatre resource centre aimed at the community.
Rory Runnells Studio
MAP's rehearsal and performance space is available to rent by theatre companies.
The MAP website is maintained as a service to Manitoba's playwrights and a source of information on playwriting in Manitoba. If you have comments or suggestions for content, please contact the office
Online resources and links to other playwright organizations and development bodies.