Non-profit organization founded in 1976 to support and encourage research in theatre and performance studies in Canada, with a special interest in Canadian work. Our membership includes scholars, students, and theatre professionals from around the world who are leading developments in our field.
Registered national arts service association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers for the stage.
Vancouverplays.com is produced, directed and edited by Jerry Wasserman, and is designed, maintained and updated by Linda Fenton Malloy, a freelance web artist based in Vancouver. Professor of English and Theatre at UBC, Jerry has written and lectured widely on Canadian theatre, modern fiction, dramatic literature, theatre history, and blues music; edited the two-volume anthology Modern Canadian Plays, now in its 5th edition; made over 200 appearances on stage, film and TV; and reviewed over 1000 plays for CBC radio, The Province newspaper, and elsewhere.