January 22, 2016

Performing Indigeneity: Theatre @ York raises Brébeuf’s Ghost

Algonquin/Métis director and playwright Yvette Nolan helms Theatre @ York’s compelling new production of Brébeuf’s Ghost, “a tale of horror in three acts” by Aboriginal playwright Daniel David Moses. The play is a poetic and powerful story of the survival of Indigenous culture in the face of colonial oppression.

Professor Gwen Dobie with students and faculty outside the Deaf West Theatre in New York City
January 21, 2016

NYC trip puts theory into practice for theatre students

Thirty-two theatre students travelled to New York City to see two productions as part of an experiential education trip. The students had a chance to speak with actors and staff working in the industry.

Photo courtesy of Lifeline Syria
December 16, 2015

AMPD for Syria initiative will welcome a refugee family to our community

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.

Matt Vander Woude's Rock and Popular Music Moodle Banner
December 15, 2015

Adapting eLearning for the Arts

From expanding options for working with images in Moodle to managing information flow for a fully online film course with 800 students, faculty members in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have creative approaches to adapting eLearning for the arts.

December 11, 2015

Sensorium researcher receives Banting Fellowship

Post-doctoral researcher Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) Luka has been awarded a prestigious Banting Fellowship to conduct research within the Sensorium Centre for Digital Arts & Technology in the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design.