The Brave New Play Rites Festival features the new works of playwrights in the Creative Writing Program.
The festival provides students with the opportunity to have their short plays produced, as well as giving directors from the theatre program and student production staff a chance to practise their craft.
Award winners are selected on the basis of academic merit through an annual competition, administered by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in consultation with the First Nations House of Learning.
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M) Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting Canadian students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
Awards are made on the basis of academic excellence, with applications open to current and prospective full-time UBC graduate students regardless of citizenship or visa status. The BC Arts Council Scholarship Program supports the development of B. residents attending full-time studies in a fine-arts diploma or degree program at a recognized college, university, institution or academy, in any country, are eligible to apply.
C.’s future professional artists by providing funding of up to ,000 per year to outstanding arts students studying at the post-secondary level.
A diverse group of genres (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, songwriting) will be represented.
Events are usually held monthly at the Cottage Bistro on Main Street in Vancouver during the academic term (September-April).
Techniques of and practice in multiple genres of writing, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, screenplay, stageplay, graphic forms, lyric forms, childrens literature, and writing for new media.
Manuscript submission is not required for admission.