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Year of the Arts 2022-2023: Scenes by Design

Year of the Arts 2022-2023: Scenes by Design

Scenes-by-Design is the York University Theatre Department’s annual exhibition showcasing the work of the Design and Production area. Scenes-by-Design offers an insider’s look at the creative work done behind the scenes in class as well as our students personal projects they have been working on. The exhibition features original set designs and maquettes, costumes, props, […]

(Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada: A Symposium

(Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada: A Symposium

This two-day symposium seeks to challenge and engage professional theatre artists, scholars, educators, students, and the wider public in critical conversations about the history, legacy, and future of Shakespeare in Canada, with a specific emphasis on inclusive, intersectional casting practices modeled by IBPOC Canadian theatre artists.Participants include: Patricia Allison, Reneltta Arluk, Keith Barker, Dawn Jani […]

Wendy Michener Memorial Lecture – Queer Feminism and Comedy: A Serious Talk

Wendy Michener Memorial Lecture – Queer Feminism and Comedy: A Serious Talk

Delivered by Carolyn Taylor Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, director, and artist Co-creator and showrunner of CBC’s Baroness von Sketch Show The Wendy Michener Memorial Lecture, named in commemoration of the Canadian arts critic and journalist, was established at York University in 1986 to provide a forum for discussion of vital issues and developments in culture […]

Dance Nation

Dance Nation

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at Nationals in Tampa Bay. A play about ambition, growing up, and how to find our souls in the heat of it all. Click HERE […]

Women in the Arts Roundtable

Women in the Arts Roundtable

The York University School of the Arts, Media Performance & Design (AMPD) Dean, Dr. Sarah Bay-Cheng, sits down with York alumni Amanda Cordner (Actor, HBO Max’s Sort Of), Laura Friedmann (Producer, Wrapped Productions inc.), Jennifer Holness (Founder, Hungry Eyes Media), Beth Janson (Chief Operating Officer, TIFF) and Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu (Artistic Director, Obsidian Theatre) to talk […]

playGround Festival (2023): Alphabet Soup

playGround Festival (2023): Alphabet Soup

playGround Festival is York’s annual student-run theatre festival dedicated to giving emerging artists within the York community the opportunity to conceptualize, develop, and present new and original work. For 31 years, the playGround Festival has served as a creative outlet for hundreds of participants to take on all the roles that go into organizing the […]

Portfolio Preparation at AMPD

Portfolio Preparation at AMPD

This webinar provides general information for prospective international students about portfolio/supplementary preparation for Cinema & Media Arts (Production, Cinema & Media Arts and Screenwriting) Dance, Music, Design, Visual Arts  (Studio) March 23, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 AM Register HERE

Portfolio Preparation at AMPD

Portfolio Preparation at AMPD

This webinar provides general information for prospective international students about portfolio/supplementary preparation for Cinema & Media Arts (Production, Cinema & Media Arts and Screenwriting) Dance, Music, Design, Visual Arts  (Studio) February 23, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 AM Register HERE

Scholarships and Student Life at AMPD

Scholarships and Student Life at AMPD

This webinar is for prospective international students who are looking to find out more information about student life on campus as well as current scholarships that are available to AMPD students. February 18, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 AM Register HERE