• Theatre

  • James McKernan

  • Associate Professor

E mckernan@yorku.ca

EDUCATION

BEd (OISE/Toronto), BFA (York)

BIOGRAPHY

James McKernan teaches stage technology, exploring both leading-edge and traditional methodologies. His research is tied to sustainability, with a focus on seeking and implementing new, more ecologically responsible theatrical scenographic technologies.

Collaborating with industry partners and professional practitioners, Professor McKernan’s contributions in the field include producing a series of symposia on stage practice and technology tied to health and safety, and serving as director of education for SpaceLab 2015 at the Prague Quadrennial. As production manager for the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company, which performs at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, his credits include The Immigrant, The Model Apartment, Golda’s Balcony and Rose.

Theatre

People of AMPD

Administrative Staff

Tom Osborne

Administrative Staff

Mary Pecchia

Administrative Staff

Rachel Katz

Administrative Staff

Susanna Talanca

Associate Professor

Marlis Schweitzer

Technical Staff

Christina Cicko

Assistant Professor

Gavin McDonald

Assistant Professor

Aaron Kelly

Adjunct

Matthew Jocelyn

Contract Faculty

Allyson McMackon

Contract Faculty

David Smukler

Contract Faculty

Laurel Paetz

Contract Faculty

Aleksandar Lukac

Contract Faculty

Niki Landau

Contract Faculty

Michael Kelly

Contract Faculty

Jennifer Triemstra-Johnston

Contract Faculty

Laura Jayne Nelles

Contract Faculty

Lisa Magill

Contract Faculty

Jareth Li

Associate Professor

Sylvia Defend

Contract Faculty

Michael Cuttini

Contract Faculty

David Rayfield

Contract Faculty

Steve Ross

Associate Professor

Ian Garrett

Associate Professor

Gwenyth Dobie

Associate Professor

Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston

Professor Emeritus

Paula Thomson

Professor Emeritus

Anthony Stephenson

Professor Emeritus

Ron Singer

Professor Emeritus

David Rotenberg

Professor Emeritus

Jeff Henry

Professor Emeritus

Robert Fothergill

Professor Emeritus

Jill Courtney

Professor Emeritus

Douglas Buck

Professor Emeritus

Keith Bradley

Professor Emeritus

David Bentley Boice

Associate Professor

Belarie Hyman Zatzman

Associate Professor

Mark Wilson

Professor Emeritus

Phillip Silver

Professor

Judith Rudakoff

Professor

Teresa Przybylski

Professor

Peter McKinnon

Associate Professor

James McKernan

Associate Professor

John Mayberry

Associate Professor

Laura Levin

Associate Professor

Paul Lampert

Associate Professor

Shawn Kerwin

Associate Professor

Alberto Guevara

Associate Professor

Michael Greyeyes

Associate Professor

Ines Buchli

Associate Professor

Erika Batdorf

Professor Emerita

Elizabeth Asselstine

Associate Professor

Eric Armstrong