Ken Gass, a seminal force in the development of Canadian playwrights, is founding artistic director of Factory Theatre (1970-79; 1996-2012), and currently artistic director of Canadian Rep Theatre. A playwright and Dora-Award winning director, he has received the Dora Silver Ticket Award and the prestigious Premier’s Award for Excellence in the Arts.
There are no second acts for text-based playwrights in Canada. No, I’m not channeling F. Scott Fitzgerald but text-based playwrights in this country who are not closely affiliated with a theatre or performer-playwrights or run their own theatre company, face insurmountable challenges in building and receiving support for their canon of plays. Is it the […]