AMPD News

February 20, 2018

Catherine Robbin celebration concert March 1

One of Canada’s best known mezzo-sopranos and the Director of York's classical vocal studios, Catherine Robbin is joined on stage by two stellar alumni Vania Chan and Lillian Brooks for a farewell performance before her July 2018 retirement from the university.


Sensorium Website Screenshot
February 8, 2018

Announcing the launch of the new Sensorium Website

Based in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) at York University, Sensorium is a research centre for creative inquiry and experimentation at the intersection of the media arts, performance, and digital culture.


December 20, 2017

Announcing Graduate Degrees in Digital Media

AMPD now offers Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), and Doctor of Philosophy in the Graduate Program in Digital Media. Applications are open now for the Masters programs starting in the fall of 2018 with the PhD coming in 2019.


AMPD Top Ten
December 19, 2017

AMPD Top Ten

AMPD celebrates the school’s top stories from 2017. From the Winters Awards to Indigenous Storytelling, read to see what our followers loved on social media.


December 18, 2017

How Dance Innovations helped two young choreographers level up

For many students, the Dance Innovations performance showcase represents the culmination of the four-year program. Earlier in their journey at York University, many of the choreographers served as performers for works created by upper level students. Years of training and experience have brought them to this place where they can explore their choreographic ideas, develop their creative processes and share their creation with Toronto’s Dance community.


November 14, 2017

Preparing for a vocal competition

The Department of Music hosts the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) 2017 Ontario Vocal Showcase Nov. 18 and 19


November 10, 2017

The inside scoop from five CineSiege winners

Recently rocking its 15th anniversary, CineSiege celebrates the best student films produced in the Department of Cinema & Media as picked by a jury of professional filmmakers and industry leaders.