After seeing Why Not Theatre’s Prince Hamlet at Canadian Stage for a course on theatre criticism, students at York University posted Instagram reviews under the hashtag #alttheatrePH. Instructor and PhD student Signy Lynch introduces this critical experiment, and offers insight into its theoretical framework. To read the reviews you can search #alttheatrePH on Instagram.
Theatre@York is proud to present two compelling contemporary plays exploring the intersection of identity and shame, Sarah Rulh’s Orlando and Jean Genet’s The Balcony, this March 24-30. Both shows will be staged in repertory in the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre.
Following an extensive national and international search, which attracted outstanding candidates, the search committee recommended the appointment of Professor Sarah Bay-Cheng to the position of dean. York University President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton is very pleased to announce that Professor Bay-Cheng has accepted our invitation to take up a five-year term as dean, commencing July 1.
As with all Theatre@York main stage productions, the show's set, costume, and lighting are designed and executed by undergraduate Theatre students.
The award honours professors who demonstrate exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at York University, exceeding general supervisory expectations.
Celebrating the spirit of the rebel. This new play that gives voice to the youth, energy, and passion of the 1960s & resonates with students today.
In 2017-18 AMPD students received over 2.4 million dollars in scholarships, awards and bursaries.
Theatre Professor Marlis Schweitzer will use her Connection Grant to support a two-day event that will bring together 16 emerging and established scholars from across Canada.