Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre began its journey in 1978, and continues to be one of the most prolific and influential theatre companies in Western Canada.
The production and presentation for the public of Canadian plays and the education of the public in playwrighting skills.
Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre is a professional, Edmonton-based theatre dedicated to the development, production, promotion, and presentation of new Canadian playwrights and their plays, and to the education of the public in playwrighting skills.
Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre will be a flagship company that supports, develops, and champions the work of playwrights in Alberta, and across Canada, at all experience levels. We will act as a launch pad for works that illuminate issues important to our time, reflect the diversity of our country, advance equality, and build community.