Dance News

Students walk through the CIBC Red Lobby
March 4, 2021

Nominate a Student for the Dean’s Leadership Award!

The Dean’s Student Leadership Award recognizes undergraduate AMPD students, who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, service and commitment to improving community and experience for students across AMPD and beyond.


The words History, Futures, Conversations stacked on a diagonal
February 2, 2021

A Message in Honour of Black History Month

Along with education, art and design have been integral within Black histories, both in the US and in Canada. This message is just one part in an ongoing conversation among many throughout AMPD and beyond.


feet stand next to a discarded white robe
November 13, 2020

Indigenous Representation in Canadian Dance and ‘Old Habits’

Amy Hull (BFA 2020) is a Mi'kmaq and Inuk dancer and choreographer, currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Dance at York University. As an undergraduate student, she was asked to update the Dance Department's land acknowledgement with language that speaks truer to the realities of arts-making on lands that have a rich history of storytelling before colonization.


York University's subway station in the winter, covered with snow.
November 2, 2020

UPDATE: Winter Planning in AMPD

I hope this message finds you healthy and safe as we all continue to endure the challenges of COVID-19. If you’re reading this, you’ve already achieved more than many thought possible.