Ph.D. student Luis Ramirez interviewed by culture creator Hye’s Musings

Ph.D. student Luis Ramirez interviewed by culture creator Hye’s Musings Culture creator and entertainment blogger Hye’s Musings invited AMPD Ph.D. music student Luis Ramirez onto her Spotlight podcast to talk about music composition, Ph.D. work, and much more. Ramirez is pursuing doctoral studies in Composition at York University in Toronto with Randolph Peters, exploring the digital […]

Ph.D. graduate Signy Lynch wins Governor General’s Gold Medal

Ph.D. graduate Signy Lynch wins Governor General’s Gold Medal For nearly 150 years, the Governor General’s Academic Medals have recognized the outstanding scholastic achievements of students in Canada. They are awarded to the student graduating with the highest average from a high school from an approved college or university program. This year, Ph.D. graduate Signy […]

Alum Emma Ferreira joins Rob Lowe’s new Netflix comedy

Alum Emma Ferreira joins Rob Lowe’s new Netflix comedy 2021 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) Rising Star award recipient, Emma Ferreira (BFA), is joining the cast of Rob Lowe’s Unstable alongside Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live), Sian Clifford (Fleabag) and John Owen Lowe (Holiday in the Wild) in the new Netflix comedy. Unstable follows an introverted […]

Alum Mel Hague named Artistic Director of iconic Toronto theatre

Photo by Dahlia Katz Alum Mel Hague named Artistic Director for Toronto’s Factory Theatre The Factory Theatre Artistic Director Search Committee appointed acclaimed dramaturge and AMPD Theatre alum Mel Hague (BA ’09, MFA’ 11) Artistic Director of Factory Theatre. Hague will take over for AMPD’s Prof. Nina Lee Aquino, who is preparing to helm the NAC English […]

2022 Dean’s Student Leadership Award recipients announced

2022 Dean’s Student Leadership Award recipients announced Dean Sarah Bay-Cheng is pleased to announce Film Production student Devki Patel and Music student Selwyn Tchang as the recipients of the 2022 Dean’s Student Leadership Award. While the adjudication committee received many excellent nominations, Patel and Tchang stood out as passionate and dedicated advocates for students across […]

YSDN 22′ Presents Variety: Final GradEx

YSDN is having a final sale! The York/Sheridan Joint Program in Design is coming to a close, and 2022 marks the final cohort it will produce. YSDN 2022 is a diverse group of designers, each with unique voices, skills, and sensibilities. To highlight this variety, each graduate is represented by a self-chosen avatar—one object in […]

AMPD graduate film students organize Solidarity with Ukraine event

Film students in York University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program are coming together to support the filmmaking community documenting the war in Ukraine by hosting Solidarity with Ukraine: Music, Poetry, and Film Screening at Nat Taylor Cinema on Friday, March 25 from 7 to 10 PM.