AMPD News

November 1, 2022

Studio Session | 10 tips to help you survive your first semester at AMPD

Whether you are fresh out of high school or coming back from a break, readjusting your life to revolve around university is always a daunting hassle– especially if you don’t have a proper guide to guide you along the way. To prepare you for your education journey, I’ve shared three BIG tips to help you survive your new beginning at AMPD.


October 31, 2022

Eric Armstrong and York faculty create Open Educational Resources, advancing UN SDGs

Eric Armstrong, chair and associate professor, Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), also touches on the global reach OER can have on communities. His open textbook, Lexical Sets for Actors, is internationally accessible and has garnered interest from the United Kingdom (U.K.), fulfilling a need they have for accent training.


October 24, 2022

How “Groundworks” re-stories land through creative reclamation 

"Groundworks", produced by Professor Ian Garrett with Toasterlab for Vision Maker Media, follows four California Native dance professionals as they create "Groundworks", dance performance on Alcatraz Island for San Francisco’s first official Indigenous People’s Day.