AMPD News

October 16, 2017

Luzviminda: the Philippines Dances for Canada 150

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.


Nuit Blanche's White Owl
September 26, 2017

AMPD Artists at Nuit Blanche

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.


Freya Björg Olafson and Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum
September 13, 2017

New AMPD Faculty

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.


Dani and Peter Boomerang
September 8, 2017

Work/Study with AMPD for the win

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.


September 7, 2017

AMPD talent at TIFF

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.


August 11, 2017

Theatre students are living the dream at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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.