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.
On November 22, AMPD Music welcomed 140 high school students to campus for a day of musical exploration and technique workshops for the inaugural We are York! (WAY). The event was a homecoming for three York alumni, now inspiring young minds as teachers in the greater Toronto area, who accompanied their students to campus.
Philippine consulate general in Toronto and York University sign deed of donation to implement a Philipine studies program
The Philippine Consulate General in Toronto and York University signed a Deed of Donation to implement a Philippine Studies Program. The Philippine Government will donate around $116,000.00 to York University through the Deed of Donation.
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.
Twenty-seven years in the making, Professor Ali Kazimi’s documentary about an autonomous Indigenous people’s struggle to overturn their legal extinction is set to receive its international premiere.
The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario and Chancellor of the Order of Ontario, announced AMPD Professor of Musicology and Piano and world-renowned pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico's appointment to the Order of Ontario for 2021. The Lieutenant Governor will bestow the province's highest honour on Petrowska Quilico at a ceremony to be held on November 21, 2022.
Nancy Petry Foundation and the Joe Plaskett Foundation announced AMPD alum Michelle Peraza (MFA 2022) as the recipient of the 2022 Petry Award. The award recognizes Peraza as an outstanding emerging Canadian artist in the field of painting.
AMPD and the Allan I. Carswell Observatory welcome attendees of all ages to their Halloween Astronomy Extravaganza
It was an evening of fright-filled, inspirational and educational in equal parts. The Halloween Astronomy Extravaganza comprised of two ticketed events, the first – Herschel 200th Anniversary: Astronomy, Music, Extraterrestrials – celebrates the monumental achievements of 18th-century astronomer and composer Sir William Herschel.