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Rebecca Burton

Rebecca Burton is the Membership and Professional Contracts Manager at Playwrights Guild of Canada, where she also co-founded Equity in Theatre (EIT), an initiative designed to redress the under-representation of women and other marginalized communities in the Canadian theatre industry. Rebecca also works as an editor, educator, researcher, and occasional theatre practitioner. She is the author of the benchmark report, Adding It Up: The Status of Women in Canadian Theatre (2006), she co-edited the Winter 2016 of Canadian Theatre Review, she is the editor of Long Story Short: An Anthology of (Mostly) 10-Minute Plays (Playwrights Canada Press, 2016), and she has published in various journals.

Gender Parity in Canadian Theatre
Essay

Gender Parity in Canadian Theatre

15 April 2018

Elana Gartner, founding co-chair of the International Centre for Women Playwrights 50/50 Applause Award, interviews Rebecca Burton, co-founder of Equity in Theatre at the Playwrights Guild of Canada, about gender parity for women playwrights in Canada.