Magnetic North Theatre Festival
March 22, 2010

Pat the Dog Playwright Centre is pleased to announce we’ve been chosen to present the playwright reading series for this year’s…

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Introduction to Theatre of the Oppressed
March 8, 2010

Workshop: Introduction to Theatre of the Oppressed While actors will benefit immensely, actors are not the only people these techniques empower….

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The Barrel Project
February 22, 2010

A Multi-Media Collective Theatre Piece for the Waterloo Community For more than a decade, a pyramid of Seagram’s barrels sat at…

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Artistic Director Q&A: Dominik Loncar
December 17, 2009

Dominik Loncar is the Artistic Director of the InspiraTO Festival, Toronto’s annual ten-minute play festival held in June (now in its…

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Upcoming Events: Table Session Schedule
November 22, 2009

Next Pat the Dog Table Session: Monday, May 31, 2010. These informal get-togethers are an opportunity to discuss your work, have…

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Pat the Dog’s New Website
October 31, 2009

Pop the cork and pass the glasses! Pat the Dog is celebrating our spiffy new website.   It’s got categories and…

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2009 24-Hour Playwriting Contest Winners
September 29, 2009

Allowed only a page of notes, a computer and their imaginations, playwrights from across Ontario spent 24 non-stop hours drinking coffee…

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2009 24-Hour Playwriting Contest
September 1, 2009

Part of the IMPACT Festival Your mission, should you choose to accept it:  Write a play in 24 hours with only…

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Photo Gallery: Journey to the East
May 23, 2009

In May, Trevor Copp workshopped his play, Journey to the East. Sand, water, chalk and rocks were an integral part of…

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Workshop: Trevor Copp – Journey to the East
May 20, 2009

Trevor Copp’s adaptation of Herman Hesse’s novella, Journey to the East, was workshopped at the MT Space rehearsal hall. Using stone,…

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Reading: Heather Debling – Munro and Sons
May 1, 2009

Munro and Sons May 11, 2009 The Button Factory Setting: Rural Southwestern Ontario A young woman leaves the city to stay…

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Reading: Douglas Campbell – Little Crickets
April 27, 2009

Little Crickets April 27, 2009 The Button Factory Setting: Post-Ceausescu Europe Two pre-teen refugees find themselves on the streets of Paris,…

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International Headquarters Open for Business
April 15, 2009

Whiteboard? Check. File folders? Check. Pens? Check. Mandatory air-cleansing plant? Nope. We’re still setting up in our office. But with floor-to-ceiling…

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Workshop: Ken Cameron Playwriting
November 12, 2008

Pat the Dog was proud to host a skills workshop with Ken Cameron, the Artistic Director of the Magnetic North Theatre Festival and an award-winning playwright. Cameron, whose most recent work, Harvest, played at Blyth Festival last summer, conducted the workshop in support of Pat the Dog.

For an afternoon, Cameron and 24 playwrights from across Ontario took over the Council Chambers in Kitchener City Hall.  They

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