RSA presents, in partnership with the Playwrights Guild of Canada, the Guest Playwright Reading Series. Featuring nationally produced playwrights Jovanni Sy and Leanna Brodie as well as Governor Award winning Catherine Banks, the readings welcome anyone with an interest in theatre and playwriting in Canada.

Join us in listening to new and exciting work and learning about  the writing process. The series also connect playwrights in conversation with playwriting students to talk about Canadian theatre and what it takes to survive and thrive as a professional artist in this country.

Mon. January 11, 5-6 pm MST Play reading with Catherine Banks for playwrighting students 

Wed. January 137-8 pm MST Play reading with Catherine Banks for the general public 

Wed.  January 13, 8:15-9:15 pm MST Play reading with Leanna Brodie and Jovanni Sy for the general public 

Fri. January 15, 5-6 pm MST Play reading with Leanna Brodie and Jovanni Sy for playwrighting students 

Admission: FREE

To register: Email Jeany Snider at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Nova Scotia based Catherine Banks has won numerous awards for her work, including Bitter Rose, Three Storey Ocean View, Bone Cage, It is Solved By Walking, and Miss N’ Me.

Leanna Brodie’s plays include Schoolhouse, Book of Esther and The Vic. She is a celebrated translator of French Canadian plays.


Jovanni Sy is the author of Nine Dragons and A Taste of Empire and has served as the artistic director of Cahoots Theatre in Toronto and the Gateway Theatre in Richmond BC.