CineSiege 2022 nominees announced

CineSiege 2022 nominees announced In its 20th year, CineSiege will celebrate cinema in-person at Paradise Theatre on October 24, 2022, at 7 PM. The festivities are open to AMPD community members and film lovers alike. CineSiege features a juried selection of shorts chosen by program alumni and leading practitioners in film and media culture. Professors’ […]

AMPD celebrates a ‘Year of the Arts’

AMPD celebrates a ‘Year of the Arts’ From September 2022 to May 2023, the York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) will host a Year of the Arts to celebrate the power of imagination in creating positive local and global change. More than 60 scholars, artists, and designers will run 20+ […]

York U to host Ontario’s only in-person National Portfolio Day event following two-year hiatus

York U AMPD to host Ontario’s only in-person National Portfolio Day event following two-year hiatus Emerging artists and designers have an exceptional opportunity to meet experts from institutions around the world and receive feedback  On October 1, representatives from some of the world’s leading post-secondary arts and design institutions will converge on York University’s Goldfarb […]

Nuit Blanche + RUTAS Symposium: A Home for Our Migrations

Nuit Blanche + RUTAS Symposium: A Home for Our Migrations Nuit Blanche + RUTAS Symposium: A Home for Our Migrations gathers over 60 cultural leaders who will engage with lively dialogues on transnational artistic practices, and artworks responding to growing migration and environmental crises.  The Hemispheric Encounters Partnership at the York University’s School of the […]

Celebrating Christina: Christina Petrowska Quilico in Recital

Celebrating Christina: Christina Petrowska Quilico in Recital For over 40 years, world-renowned pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico has been instrumental in developing future generations of music industry changemakers at the York University School of Arts, Music, Performance and Design (AMPD). On September 29, AMPD celebrates her life-long commitment to the arts, education, and advocacy with Celebrating […]

 Toronto’s premiere international dance festival and AMPD explore post-pandemic dance evolution 

 Toronto’s premiere international dance festival and AMPD explore post-pandemic dance evolution  The York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) is delighted to be partnering with Toronto’s premiere international dance festival, Fall for Dance North (FFDN), for a cinematic exploration of how the art of screendance continues to evolve post-pandemic.  Fall for […]

Over 25 AMPD community members dazzle at TIFF

Over 25 AMPD community members dazzle at TIFF Over 25 AMPD community members are premiering pieces at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). From Lina Rodriguez‘s (MFA’ 20) sensitive and subtle return to the screen to Antoine Bourges’ (MFA’ 18) portrait of Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park immigrant community, AMPD alumni, students and faculty members are telling diverse and empowering stories […]

AMPD alumni, students, faculty receive over 20 Dora award nominations

AMPD alumni, students, faculty receive over 20 Dora award nominations Over 20 AMPD community members were named nominees by Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) at the 42nd Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards nomination ceremony on August 29, 2022. The Awards, known as “The Doras,” recognize excellence in professional theatre, dance and opera in […]

AMPD alum Vania Lizbeth Chan joins Vancouver Playhouse’s CHINATOWN

AMPD alum Vania Lizbeth Chan joins Vancouver Playhouse’s CHINATOWN AMPD alum Vania Lizbeth Chan (BFA, PhD) is joining the Vancouver Playhouse’s CHINATOWN running September 13 to 17, 2022, with libretto by Madeleine Thien, music by AlicePing Yee Ho, and Hoisan translation by Paul Yee. CHINATOWN examines family and neighbourhood, racism and resistance, history and tomorrow […]