Bringing AMPD to You

Bringing AMPD to you

Since a visit to campus isn’t possible at the moment, we are bringing the School of the Art, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) to you! As we all do our part to practice social distancing, AMPD is making it possible for you to explore our departments and programs online.

The Department of Cinema and Media Arts at York University offers undergraduate programs in Media Arts, Production, Screenwriting, and Cinema and Media Studies. Students will learn to understand the storytelling craft, as well as the technological and creative processes involved in the writing and production of screen-based media.





780+ pieces of film equipment to use.

1,500 Square Feet size of York’s soundstage in the Centre for Film & Theatre

4,000 Square Feet size of York’s soundstage at CineSpace studios

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An innovative interdisciplinary program offered in collaboration with York’s Lassonde School of Engineering, the digital media program is Ontario’s only degree program integrating visual, media and performing arts with computer science and engineering. Students have the opportunity to choose one of three streams of study – Digital Media Arts, Digital Media Game Arts or Digital Media Development – according to their interests.





Internship options after completing 3rd Year

Capstone course ties all your learning together

Showcases with LevelUp and Ubisoft

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The most comprehensive dance program in Canada, York University’s Department of Dance is one of North America’s premier centres for dance training and scholarship. Our integrated curriculum prepares students for a wide range of careers through a dual focus on critical and creative minds and bodies.





Courses in production and motion media for dance

Large dance studios filled with natural light

35,000 square Feet of sprung floor

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Take a virtual tour of our Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre. Best viewed on mobile or tablet.



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With the option to focus on one of three pathways: information design, interaction design and visual communication, York Design students pursue innovative solutions involving users, their contexts and interactions; design for immersive experiences and intelligent technologies; and the discovery of new knowledge through the visual presentation of complex information.





24-7 access to dedicated studios. Supported by technicians on staff

All students complete a professional field placement

13:1 student-faculty ratio

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At AMPD Music, you can create your own program that integrates academic studies and studio training across a wide range of musical genres. Explore your creativity with a personalized curriculum, where you can compose, perform, experiment and research across many musical cultures and traditions.





Masterclasses with renowned Canadian and international artists

Concurrent Education opportunities available

Tailor your program to your interests and goals

360 Tours of AMPD Spaces

Take a virtual tour of our Tribute Communities Recital Hall. Best viewed on mobile or tablet.



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If you’ve dreamed of becoming an actor, a director, a playwright or a production designer, or exploring the world of dramatic literature, history, theory and criticism, York University’s Department of Theatre is the place to make it happen. As one of the largest and most comprehensive theatre programs in Canada, it combines in-depth academic studies and rigorous practical training in all aspects of theatre, along with the chance to ignite career paths the world has yet to imagine.





Regular discussion panels with Theatre professionals

2000 square feet size of carpentry studio for set construction

50 years of leadership in Canadian theatre

360 Tours of AMPD Spaces

Take a virtual tour of our Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre. Best viewed on mobile or tablet.



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Develop your professional studio practice through sculpture, print media, painting, drawing, photography, or time-based and interdisciplinary art. Work alongside eminent artists in our studio program and leading scholars in the art history program.





#1 Largest and most professional studios in Canada

Small classes taught by professional, practicing artists

50 years of visual arts leadership

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Take a virtual tour of our Odette Sculpture Studio. Best viewed on mobile or tablet.



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