Luzviminda: the Philippines Dances for Canada 150

From folk dance to hip hop, Luzviminda: the Philippines Dances for Canada 150 is a dynamic program of dance that celebrates Filipino-Canadians and the embodiment and expression of their diasporic identities. A portmanteau, the title Luzviminda represents the three groups of islands that comprise the Philippine archipelago and the provenance of Filipino immigrants in Canada. The show runs October […]

Theatre students are living the dream at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Twenty York Theatre students are living the dream — presenting shows they write, direct, perform and design themselves at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 4 to 28. From the challenges of being a millennial woman, to backstage love drama and the history of getting wasted, they bring three shows with many laughs and over […]

Theatre @ York’s season culminates with Strindberg’s “A Dream Play”

Theatre @ York’s 2016-17 season, focusing on the theme of Extraordinary Lives: Difference and Ability, culminates with a compelling contemporary take on A Dream Play by Swedish playwright August Strindberg, directed by David di Giovanni. The show previews March 12 and 13, opens on Tuesday, March 14 and runs to March 18 in the Joseph […]

Theatre @ York launches new series with “Three Sisters” and “The Yellow Wallpaper”

Theatre @ York launches its new Foster Studio Series with two plays that tap into the theme of Extraordinary Lives: Difference and Ability to explore longing, loss and self-identity. The world premiere of a new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper, directed by Matthew Earnest, and Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters, translated and adapted […]

Performing Indigeneity: Theatre @ York raises Brébeuf’s Ghost

Award-winning Algonquin/Métis director and playwright Yvette Nolan helms Theatre @ York’s compelling new production of Brébeuf’s Ghost, “a tale of horror in three acts” by internationally renowned Aboriginal playwright Daniel David Moses. The show previews from January 24, opens January 26 and runs to January 30 in the Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre, Centre for  Film and Theatre […]