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Luzviminda: the Philippines Dances for Canada 150

From folk dance to hip hop, Luzviminda: the Philippines Dances for Canada 150 is a dynamic program of dance that celebrates Filipino-Canadians and the embodiment and expression of their diasporic identities. A portmanteau, the title Luzviminda represen… View Article


Nuit Blanche's White Owl

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. Dance… View Article


Freya Björg Olafson and Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum

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 &… View Article


Dani and Peter Boomerang

Work/Study with AMPD for the win

Imagine picking up a few hours of work in between classes with no additional commuting. Imagine building up professional experience for your resume while working for an employer who understands that your primary focus is school. Ideal, right? Good news… View Article


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. This year, TIFF will present 340 films from Can… View Article