Your Favourite Posts from AMPD this Year

It’s the end of 2019, a momentous year for AMPD. It was a year where we celebrated our 50th Anniversary, welcomed a new dean, and ranked 2nd among Arts, Performing Arts & Design universities in Ontario – according to the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings. Before we amp up for a new decade ahead, […]

Theatre @ York 2019-20 season: Performing Gender

Theatre @ York is delighted to announce its 2019-20 season, built around the theme of performing gender. This year we will present Ann Marie MacDonald’s Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), directed by Jennifer Tarver, and Timothy Findley’s Elizabeth Rex, directed by ted witzel, as well as a series of other studio shows and student-led […]

Students and new grads team up to remount Theatre@York’s rochdale at SummerWorks

For the first time ever, a Theatre@York production will be remounted in Toronto’s acclaimed SummerWorks Performance Festival, one of the most important platforms for launching new work in Canada. A whip-smart, funny and politically charged play, Rochdale was created specifically for the York University Acting Conservatory graduating class of 2019 with design and production support […]

Brendan Fernandes returns to his alma mater as Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence

Chicago-based York U Visual Art alumnus Brendan Fernandes (BFA ‘02) is the 2019 Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence at York University. One of the five Ontario artists nominated for a Sobey Art Award, Fernandes works at the intersection of dance and visual arts. During his residency he is developing new work related to two of his recent exhibitions – […]