Rebecca Burton is the Membership and Professional Contracts Manager at Playwrights Guild of Canada, where she also co-founded Equity in Theatre, an initiative designed to redress the under-representation of women and other marginalized communities in the Canadian theatre industry. Rebecca also works as an editor, educator, researcher, and occasional theatre practitioner. She is the author of the benchmark report Adding It Up: The Status of Women in Canadian Theatre; she co-edited the Winter 2016 issue of Canadian Theatre Review; she is the editor of Long Story Short: An Anthology of (Mostly) 10-Minute Plays; and she has been published in various journals.
Let’s all join forces to get more Canadian women writers the attention they deserve. Wikipedia is the most popular online encyclopedia and provides a resource for readers around the world — but only 10% of its editors are women. At this guided hands-on-the-keyboard workshop, participants of all gender identities and expressions can learn how to […]