The 2023 - 2024 Season!

You’ll find laughter and tears, love and loss, and everything in between. But first and foremost, you’ll find the notion of “family” in all its varied forms, and how family - including the one we may choose - affects us, supports us, changes us.

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Taking applications for 2024

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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Seeking new Board Members

The role of a PTE Board Director is one of stewardship, where you will help guide the organization with leadership, upholding our vision, values, and priorities. We welcome candidates from various backgrounds, representing the rich tapestry of pluralism in our community.

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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.

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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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.

| Meet the playwrights