Welcome to York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design.University-bound students studying the arts are unique. They are preparing for exciting and dramatically growing career opportunities, as well as for those that have yet to be imagined. They must graduate with the artistic edge, practical training, critical thinking, and entrepreneurial spirit that will empower them to innovate, experiment, and pioneer new ideas and experiences, enabling them to advance their dreams, support the evolution of creative industries, and inspire the creation of ground breaking new art forms.
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– Norma Sue Fisher-Stitt, Interim Dean, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design
Luke is a graduate of York’s Theatre program, where he minored in Creative Writing and took courses in Devised Theatre and Playwriting along the way.Learn more
Jessica Lowe, a 2015 graduate of York’s Dance program, is the co-founder of Nostos Collectives Dance Association.Learn more
A 2015 graduate of the York University/Sheridan joint program in Design (YSDN), Fiona Yeung is now on the Material Design team at Google HQ California, where she works as a User Experience Designer.Learn more
Maria De Sanctis
Maria De Sanctis, who describes her time at York as “incredible,” graduated from Film Production with a minor in Visual Arts in 2015.Learn more
A 2015 graduate of the Digital Media program, Nichie Enriquez enjoyed courses such as ‘Interactive Performances’ and ‘Art and the Database’ during her time at York, as they allowed her to develop a new understand of and love for art.Learn more
Natasha Roldán, a singer, songwriter, and composer inspired by Jazz and traditional Latin American and European music, graduated from York’s Music program in June of 2016.Learn more
Since graduating in 2014 with a BFA from York’s Department of Visual Art & Art History, emerging photo media artist John Lowndes has had quite a year, including two prestigious awards and associated exhibitions.Learn more
Come and tour our state-of-the-art facilities and learn more about why we attract top students from all over the world. The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) tour takes 45 minutes to one hour, and is guided by a current student. Please give at least 24 hours notice for all tour bookings.
2018 UPCOMING EVENTSDec 2, 2017 – National Portfolio Day VANCOUVER, BC (Visual Art and Design only)
January 15 – AMPD Winter Tours begin
January 27 – Theatre Audition Day
January 27 – Visual Art Portfolio Day
February 3 – Visual Art Portfolio Day
February 9, 16 and March 2 – Dance Audition Day
February 10 and 11 – Theatre Evaluation Day
February 17-23 (Reading Week) – Design Portfolio Review
March 3 and 4 – Theatre Audition Day
March 24 – Experience York Day
March 31 – Theatre Audition Day