Philippine dance companies, independent artists, choreographers, and dance researchers will mark on stage the presence of Filipinos as one of the largest visible minorities in Toronto and the fastest growing immigrant community in Canada.
From dusk till dawn on September 30, Toronto will be transformed with over 110 contemporary art projects by hundreds of artists from around the world. With so much to see and do, here is a short list of AMPD projects to capture your imagination.
This fall, two professors will join York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). The new professors are Freya Björg Olafson in the Department of Dance, and Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum in the Department of Visual Arts & Art History.
Announcing the incoming candidates for the York University MFA Program in Stage Direction in collaboration with Canadian Stage
As of September 2017, distinguished Toronto directors Liza Balkan and Severn Thompson will receive two years of specialized graduate studies at York University, alongside practical training and coveted professional opportunities at Canadian Stage.
If you’re eligible for OSAP, you may also be eligible for Work/Study. AMPD has 100 positions, plus there are hundreds more positions across campus, that you could apply for today and be earning money as soon as September.
AMPD talent shines at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which runs Sept. 7 to Sept. 17. Work by York University students, faculty and alumni is featured in a slew of films screening at TIFF.
Karen Burke is announced as the inaugural Fellow for the Helen Carswell Chair in Community Engaged Research in the Arts
Twenty York Theatre students are living the dream -- presenting shows they write, direct, perform and design themselves at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 4 to 28. From the challenges of being a millennial woman, to backstage love drama and the history of getting wasted, they bring three shows with many laughs and over the top energy to the largest arts festival in the world.