In the spotlight at PTC:
Join us for a conversation of how theatre contributes to the fabric of Vancouver’s Chinatown – where food and language intersect on Coast Salish territory. Come at 6:30pm for the DUMPLING CHALLENGE! Stay for readings in English and Cantonese from Jovanni Sy’s play A Taste of Empire/食盡天下, translated into Cantonese by Derek Chan. With Bob Sung, Jovanni Sy, Derek Chan and Andrea Yu.
PTC is seeking four exceptional playwrights to join the company for three years, to develop a central project – and their practice – with PTC dramaturgs. Our past Associates have developed plays, process, and a community of theatre makers.
Thoughts about working with the Cantonese language after a decade in self-exile. In part two of this two-part series, Derek Chan, co-artistic director of rice and beans theatre, reflects on the experience of translating Jovanni Sy’s hit play A Taste of Empire from English to his first language, Cantonese.
Our playwrights are working on some great projects.
Attention young/emerging playwrights! The LEAP Playwriting Intensive For Young Writers is an excellent opportunity to explore craft and get your play performed in a staged reading. And it's FREE! There are 3 levels. They want people to know about their new application criteria for Level 3 of the program. They’re looking for playwrights up to and including the age of 25 who have completed an undergraduate degree OR who are no longer pursuing full time studies. You don't need to have a degree to apply, just experience in playwriting. Deadline: October 31st.