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Pat the Dog is once again accepting applications for Theatre Creators’ Reserve. Pat the Dog Theatre Creation has been chosen as a recommender for funding by the Ontario Arts Council under its Theatre Creators’ Reserve Program. As part of this program, individual professional artists and collectives...

For 2013 winners, please click here: It’s baaaack. Pat the Dog Playwright Centre is thrilled to announce that we are hosting our fifth annual 24-Hour Playwriting Contest. Grind those coffee beans, bust out that snuggie, stock up on chocolate, and get ready to hit the keys from...

As much as we can give our playwrights a leg-up in this creative world, we strive to do so. Part of our outlook involves advocacy and artistic growth, and oftentimes curating discussion between our emerging playwrights and those who are more established and experienced. On December...

Pat the Dog is now accepting applications for Theatre Creators’ Reserve Pat the Dog Playwright Centre has been chosen as a recommender for funding by the Ontario Arts Council under its Theatre Creators’ Reserve Program. As part of this program, individual professional artists and collectives can...

And the 2012 winners are:Grand Prize: Kyle Capstick of Toronto for I'm Not Anybody Second Place: Kat Smiley of Toronto for The Box Third Place: Donya Tag-El-Din of Cambridge for The Secret HusbandAs our Grand Prize winner, Capstick receives: $500, a public staged reading at Piece/Meal...

In January, award-winning playwright Vern Thiessen will be making a special appearance in Waterloo. He’ll be reading from his play Lenin’s Embalmers in the intimate setting of The Button Factory. This is an unique opportunity to meet one of Canada’s most successful and widely-produced playwrights...

Stock up on coffee and dust off your lucky mug. Pat the Dog Playwright Centre is thrilled to announce we are hosting our third annual 24-hour playwriting contest. This means 30 adrenaline-pumped writers from across Ontario will be hitting the keyboards from 4:00 PM on Friday,...

The Nine Rooms Workshop Friday, November 26, 2010 (Note new date) 9:30 am - 3:30 pm The Button Factory 25 Regina St S Waterloo, ON N2J 1R8 A lot can happen in 10 minutes. Join Dominik Loncar, Artistic Director of the InspiraTO Festival, as he takes you through The Nine Rooms, a...

We’re doing it again. Pat the Dog Playwright Centre will be hosting our second annual 24-Hour Playwriting Contest from 4:00 PM Friday, October 1st to 4:00 PM October 2nd, 2010. Fire up the computer, grab your lucky mug and jump into your pjs because this year...

Pat the Dog Playwright Centre's piece/meal sessions played to full houses during the recent Magnetic North Theatre Festival. Our audience members aren't the only ones to take notice. Four piece/meal scripts have made their way to theatre festivals in Toronto, Hamilton and Winnipeg. Aftershock by Evan...

Under Magnetic North Theatre Festival’s Magnetic Vibrations, Pat the Dog Playwright Centre is serving up brunch, magic and a excerpts from a total of eight new theatre pieces – all of which originated from our centre. It begins with  Shawn DeSouza-Coelho as “The Man in the...

The Pat the Dog Playwright Centre's Table Sessions are over for the summer. Need your performing arts fix? The region is bursting with creativity. Visit the Magnetic North Theatre Festival (and Pat the Dog's piece/meal brunchtime reading series) is in town. And just down the road...

Pat the Dog Playwright Centre is pleased to announce we've been chosen to present the playwright reading series for this year's Magnetic North Theatre Festival. piece/meal is a brunch-time series providing an intimate, playful introduction to fresh new plays in development from intriguing new theatre artists....

Workshop: Introduction to Theatre of the Oppressed While actors will benefit immensely, actors are not the only people these techniques empower. This theatre training is for anyone seeking dynamic learning opportunities that will increase self awareness and confidence. This training de-mechanizes the body from repetitive and...

Next Pat the Dog Table Session: Monday, May 31, 2010. These informal get-togethers are an opportunity to discuss your work, have sample scenes read and, if requested do some writing exercises to push through any pesky playwriting problem.  Want something else?  Just ask. Sessions run bimonthly from...