Greater Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance (GVPTA)

Programs + Initiatives

Building Community

2022 Spotlight on Theatre

Spotlight on Theatre

GVPTA invites a number of B.C. theatre practitioners and arts workers to help inspire us all to look forward to live theatre by sharing a few words about what theatre means to them. 

Learn more about the featured theatre artists and workers.

The Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards

GVPTA administers two special award categories for The Jessies, the awards which celebrate and promote the outstanding achievements of the Vancouver Professional Theatre community. 

Learn more about our role with The Jessies. 

Conference 2019

Industry Roundtables

GVPTA hosts industry roundtables throughout the year to provide the opportunity for community members to share knowledge and learn from one another.

Learn more about our past Industry Roundtables and how to get involved.

Public Engagement

GVPTA presents and collaborates on events aimed at building public awareness of the theatre industry and strengthening our connections  across sectors.

Learn more about our public engagement activities.

Sector Connections

Building relationships is central to strengthening the theatre industry, so our team are involved in various conversations, gatherings, committees, and working groups.

Learn about what we're involved in. 

World Theatre Day

GVPTA commemorates World Theatre Day (March 27) by sharing the Canadian message and campaign, raising the profile of the local theatre scene through public awareness activities, and aiding theatre companies to increase their community engagement around their related events.

Learn more about World Theatre Day.