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Danielle A.D. Howard

Danielle A.D. Howard

Danielle A.D. Howard joins AMPD as an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre. She recently taught within the University of California-Los Angeles' School of Theater, Film and Television before coming to York University. Howard holds a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from UCLA and writes at the intersections of race, gender, performance, visual and sonic culture. […]

Rebecca Caines

Rebecca Caines

Dr Rebecca Caines is an interdisciplinary artist and scholar, whose research crosses between creative technologies (including sound art, new media, and augmentation), and socially engaged art, with a special focus on improvisatory practices. She holds a PhD in Performance Studies from the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia; and completed two postdoctoral research […]

Jamie Robinson

Jamie Robinson

Jamie has been a Toronto based professional artist since 1997 as an actor, director, producer, teacher and writer. Recent director credits include: Spanish Golden Age Period Study (George Brown Theatre), Copy That (Tarragon Theatre), Scotian Journey (Black Theatre Workshop), 365 Days/365 Plays (U of T Mississauga), She Stoops to Conquer and Romeo & Juliet (Guild […]

Marlis Schweitzer

Marlis Schweitzer

Dr. Marlis Schweitzer is a theatre and performance historian who works at the intersection of material culture, visual culture, business history, and feminist historiography, with an emphasis on Anglo-American performance cultures from the eighteenth-century to the present. She is an award-winning author and co-editor of six books (three monographs, three edited collections); past editor of […]

Gavin McDonald

Gavin McDonald

Gavin McDonald has been a lighting designer and production manager for theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, events and opera for over 20 years, working with companies across Canada, including Canadian Stage, the Stratford Festival, the Canadian Opera Company, Citadel Theatre, Young People's Theatre, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre, Ross Petty Productions, Peggy Baker Dance Projects, Countermeasure, the Ontario […]

Aaron Kelly

Aaron Kelly

Aaron Kelly (Theatre BFA ‘01, MFA ‘19) has worked professionally in theatre production and design for 25 years, designing shows across North America, the South Pacific, and France. In addition to his design work, which primarily focused on dance, theatre, and event lighting, but has included set, projection and sound design, he has also worked […]

Sarah Bay-Cheng

Sarah Bay-Cheng

Dr. Sarah Bay-Cheng [pronounced Bay-JUNG, “j” as in jump; rhymes with “sung”] is Dean and Professor of Theatre & Performance Studies in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Her research and writing focuses on the intersections between theatre and media including histories of film, social media, and technology in performance. She is […]

Ian Garrett

Ian Garrett

Personal Website and Portfolio Toasterlab Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts   Ian Garrett is designer, producer, educator, and researcher in the field of sustainability in arts and culture. Ian is Associate Professor of Ecological Design for Performance at York University and Graduate Program Director for Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies. He is Producer […]

Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston

Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston

Professor Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston is an anthropologist, performance theorist and theatre director. Her research interests include experimental, imaginative and performance ethnography; ethnographic storytelling; political/activist performance; political anthropology; environmental anthropology; gender and ethnicity; international relations; violence and terrorism; migration; ageing; socialism/postsocialism; and the Roma people. She is a co-founder of York University's Centre for Imaginative Ethnography (CIE), […]