AMPD Theatre Professor Wins Big at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards AMPD Theatre Professor Michael Greyeyes brought home the Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role award for his work in Blood Quantum at the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards. In Blood Quantum, Greyeyes takes the lead as Traylor, a Mi’gmaq sheriff trying to keep a […]
The show must go on: How York theatre students helped adapt a local high-school musical for pandemic times A year-end musical theatre production can be as important to the heart and soul of a high school as its season-opening football game or senior prom. So when the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year and began robbing […]
A Message from the Dean To the community of AMPD: A rainbow flag at half-mast: perhaps no image better captures the painful mood of this June. The revelation of the 215 Indigenous children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, B.C. has been a tragic reminder of the […]
Joshua Hughes just finished his 4th year in the York University Theatre program and is graduating in June. For this multifaceted performer, York University is a special place because it is where he started performing as STAR, the drag queen. Recently Hughes had his final performance as a York U student in the Devised Theatre […]
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design has a rich 2SLGBTQIA community. We pride ourselves as a place where students can find their community; where they can express themselves fully, and be loved by their friends, peers and mentors for it. The 2020-21 school year was a reflection of this, our time spent […]
Announcing the Dean’s Student Leadership Award Recipients The Dean’s Student Leadership Award was created in 2021 to recognize exceptional contributions by undergraduate students to the environment and well-being of all students in AMPD. Nominated by their fellow students, faculty members and staff, this award serves both to highlight the contributions of exceptional individuals within the […]
Gradual Return to Campus We are preparing for all York U AMPD learners to have on-campus, in-person access in the fall and to be fully back in person as early as January 2022. Watch this message from our dean, Sarah Bay-Cheng, to hear about our plans for the fall and winter terms in AMPD.