AMPD News

June 1, 2022

Alum Mel Hague named Artistic Director of iconic Toronto theatre

Acclaimed dramaturge and AMPD Theatre alum Mel Hague (BA '09, MFA '11) is the new Artistic Director of Factory Theatre for Factory’s upcoming 2022-2023 season. Hague will take over for Prof. Nina Lee Aquino, who is currently teaching playwriting and new play dramaturgy at AMPD and preparing to helm the NAC English Theatre as Artistic Director. 


May 27, 2022

Designing across hemispheres – sustainably

Is sustainable design done differently down under? A York professor’s Ecological Design students had a chance to find out this year, thanks to a globally networked learning (GNL) collaboration with two Australian universities.


May 24, 2022

Toronto Mayor joins AMPD in City film industry mission to Los Angeles

Mayor John Tory will lead a film mission to Los Angeles next week to help deepen relationships with established studios producing in Toronto, and those that have not yet brought productions to the city. Ken Rogers, AMPD and Schulich School of Business professor, will join the delegation alongside Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson and city councillors Paula Fletcher and James Pasternak.


May 19, 2022

PODIUM 2022 unites Canada with help from Professor Karen Burke and Stephanie Martin

From May 19 to 23, the PODIUM 2022 national biennial bilingual choral conference will be held online and in person in Toronto, Ontario. Planned by Choral Canada and Choirs Ontario, including AMPD's own Professor Karen Burke and Stephanie Martin, PODIUM 2022 brings together choral scholars and enthusiasts from across the globe to explore the conference theme of "Reimagine, Rebuild, Reconnect".