Theatre @ York gracefully tackles bespoke David Yee play “Love in the Time of Werewolves”

Theatre @ York returns to the traditional way of theatre-making with playwright David Yee’s new play, Love in the Time of Werewolves. Maggie Basset Award-winning director Diana Belshaw led 30 upper-year and 100 first-year crew members alongside 15 Theatre @ York Acting Conservatory students in designing, producing, and realizing the production. Love in the Time …

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 Toronto. New this year, The Pat and Tony Adams Freedom …

Ph.D. graduate 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 an approved college or university program. This year, Ph.D. graduate Signy Lynch won the esteemed prize …

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 …

TERRY Talks: Michael Greyeyes hosts public lectures on Indigenous representation in Hollywood

TERRY Talks: Tinsel Town, Tropes and the Indigenous Experience Fresh off his Canadian Screen Award win, star Prof. Michael Greyeyes is ready to dive into Hollywood’s media-making machine and the ways Indigenous artists are reclaiming narrative sovereignty. Created by Michael Shur (The Office, Parks and Recreation), Ed Helms (The Hangover) and Sierra Teller Ornelas (Superstore, Brooklyn …