Grad student Collette Murray earns two awards for work advancing diasporic dance styles

  A York University graduate program assistant and doctoral student was named among six recipients of the 2022 Women Who Rock Awards and one of six changemakers for racial equity as the recipient of the 2022 Award for Racial Justice in Creative Arts presented by Urban Alliance on Race Relations. Collette Murray, a graduate program …

Embodying climate change: Dance Innovations 2022 showcases inspiring new student work

Dance Innovations 2022: Escalate featured new choreographic works by 23 fourth-year dance BFA students. Performed by students in all years of York’s undergraduate program in dance, this series engages with social justice-oriented themes of resistance and rebellion. “Escalate examines the ways in which we have the capacity to take things into our own hands, individually and …

 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 Dance North Toronto’s 8th annual festival runs from September 17 to …