PTE Pairings - eat, drink & be prairie!

PTE Pairings is back! In one evening, you'll be able to taste 50 wines, some incredible local food bites, and enjoy music and activities throughout the PTE space.

Tickets: $120 (a portion will be tax receipted_

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We're looking for a calm and confident person with exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills to manage our volunteers and front of house to give our patrons an excellent experience during their visit to PTE, starting with the.Fringe Festival this summer.
Application Deadline: June 1, 2024 | Start Date: July 1, 2024

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The winner of $500 in VISA gift cards is

B. Palmquist
Ticket # 357

Thank you to everyone who participated in the raffle. Your support makes a big difference for PTE!

PTE Art Common

Free spaces for artists! The goal of Art Common is to provide Winnipeg's artistic community with spaces free from financial barrier for creation/rehearsal and meetings. From September to May, our Gendis Studio is available at different times for free booking during the hours of 10-6, Monday to Friday.

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The 2024 Recipient - Tanner Manson

The Cherry Karpyshin Arts Management Prize is  awarded annually to a Manitoban, early-career, or aspiring arts manager. Along with recognition and encouragement from Prairie Theatre Exchange’s leadership, the recipient will also be awarded $2,500 to support the advancement of their career and propel them on their professional journey through the arts.

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NEW - Indoor Bike Parking

PTE now has a permanent bike rack INSIDE the lobby. Lobby doors are kept locked until just before a performance, when an usher is next to the rack. Whether you're attending a performance or visiting PTE for any purpose, your bike will be secure and warm.

Company in Residence

Echo Theatre is an artist driven company with a diverse production history focusing on creating and producing opportunities for artists to explore and practice theatre arts in various styles from Shakespeare, to horror theatre, to contemporary, and even children's theatre. Echo Theatre is run by Metis/Belgian Artistic Producer Charlene Van Buekenhout.

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Photo: Charlene Van Buekenhout in Minoosh Doo-Kaapeeshiw (2022) | Echo Theatre | photo by Leif Norman

The PTE Playwrights Unit

Welcome to the seven current playwrights who are finding an artistic home at PTE. We look forward to what emerges from this experience.

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