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IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair (May 6, 2022)

IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair (May 6, 2022)

Calling all IBPOC recent theatre graduates, students graduating this year, and those entering their final year of study! You’re invited to a two-day (online) IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair, beginning May 2 and continuing on May 6! You will have the chance to meet with other IBPOC students from across the country and hear from experienced […]

IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair (May 2, 2022)

IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair (May 2, 2022)

Calling all IBPOC recent theatre graduates, students graduating this year, and those entering their final year of study! You’re invited to a two-day (online) IBPOC Theatre Grad Fair, beginning May 2 and continuing on May 6! You will have the chance to meet with other IBPOC students from across the country and hear from experienced […]

Living Labs

Living Labs

Living Labs is the staged readings of the plays written and dramturged by York University’s fourth-year playwrights and dramaturgs. Living labs is a three day festival featuring excerpts and full length works from the 4290 playwrights and dramaturgs. These pieces vary in style and form, with content ranging from challenging cultural explorations to squirrels on […]

Devised Theatre Festival 2022

Devised Theatre Festival 2022

York University’s Devised Theatre class of 2022 is excited to present this year’s Devised Theatre Festival. The Festival consists of four different shows by four different companies consisting of students from the class, their crews, and the PM team. SERIES A: The Great Escape Co. presents The Tabella (Opens 7 pm) SERIES A: Cicadian presents Fruits […]

The Radio Plays

The Radio Plays

Sit back and tune in as VCP goes live with The Radio Plays, featuring three short plays and original commercials created by the company. Featuring: The Emerald Heist By Israel Allen Directed by Stefan Porfirio Stage Managed by Mackenzie Cameron The first-class dining car on a passenger train provides a wonderful setting to meet Mrs. […]

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

The Department of Theatre presents Everybody, directed by Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster, produced and designed by York University’s Production/Design students. Everybody is a modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman and follows Everybody (a cast chosen by lottery at each performance) as they journey through life’s greatest mystery—the meaning of living. March 2022 March 26 […]

Intercut 2022

Intercut 2022

Join us for a virtual evening of staged readings and original scenes from upper-year Screenwriting students performed by Theatre students on Thursday, February 10 at 7:30 PM EST. Register here to attend.

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, Feb. 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 […]