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Say It Loud: A Roundtable on Accent Training for Racialized Actors

Say It Loud: A Roundtable on Accent Training for Racialized Actors

The Department of Theatre at York University’s School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design is hosting A Roundtable on Accent and Language Training for Racialized Actors on Monday, February 7 at 7 p.m. Join the conversation as four prominent accent/language coaches of colour for Theatre, Film and TV discuss inclusion in accent training and coaching […]

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 31)

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 31)

Joy Using his character, Terry Thomas, from Peacock’s new show “Rutherford Falls,” as a mechanism for disruption, Associate Professor Michael Greyeyes discusses his work inside Hollywood’s media making machine and the ways Indigenous artists are reclaiming narrative sovereignty. Michael and his guest Jana Schmieding, who plays Reagan Wells on “Rutherford Falls” talk about Native Joy, […]

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 24)

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 24)

The Speech Using his character, Terry Thomas, from Peacock’s new show “Rutherford Falls,” as a mechanism for disruption, Associate Professor Michael Greyeyes discusses his work inside Hollywood’s media making machine and the ways Indigenous artists are reclaiming narrative sovereignty. In this lecture, Michael recounts how he approached Terry’s iconic speech in Episode four of “Rutherford […]

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 17)

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 17)

Native Families vs. the Tropes of Disempowerment Using his character, Terry Thomas, from Peacock’s new show “Rutherford Falls,” as a mechanism for disruption, Associate Professor Michael Greyeyes discusses his work inside Hollywood’s media making machine and the ways Indigenous artists are reclaiming narrative sovereignty. Michael and his guest Kimberly Guerrero, who plays Terry’s powerhouse wife, […]

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 10)

Terry Talks: Michael Greyeyes Dishes on Hollywood & the Art of Make-Believe (Jan. 10)

Terry Dishes on Tinsel Town Using his character, Terry Thomas, from Peacock’s new show “Rutherford Falls,” as a mechanism for disruption, Associate Professor Michael Greyeyes discusses his work inside Hollywood’s media-making machine and the ways Indigenous artists are reclaiming narrative sovereignty. Michael Greyeyes remembers the trials and tribulations of Indigenous representations of Hollywood in the […]

2021 Archetype Projects

2021 Archetype Projects

The Fourth Year Acting Ensemble of the Department of Theatre are pleased to share their 2021 Archetype Projects, an evening of solo performances created by the students in response into their personal “archetype” as part of their fourth year voice class, THEA 4010. The shows build on creation experiences explored in voice class over the […]

Audio Theatrica Vol 1

Audio Theatrica Vol 1

Audiotheatrica is a brand new project being explored by the 4290 Playwrights and Dramaturgs. While we are transitioning out of this pandemic and the theatre community is just beginning to open its doors to in-person audiences, our class is leaning into different kinds of theatrical storytelling. Live audio dramas have been around since the 1920s […]

Theatre@York presents The Late Wedding by Christopher Chen

Theatre@York presents The Late Wedding by Christopher Chen

The Late Wedding is a play inspired by the writings of Italo Calvino, depicting a fractured portrait of a broken marriage as told through a series of interconnected fables, including an anthropological tour of fantastical tribes and their marital customs. Directed by Jamie Robinson (Associate Professor – Theatre) Production and Design by Dept of Theatre […]