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

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 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 is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre at York University where she teaches courses on performance and commodity culture, Broadway musical theatre, theatre research methodologies, and nineteenth-century popular entertainment. She is the author of When Broadway Was the Runway: Theater, Fashion, and American Culture (2009) and Transatlantic Broadway: The Infrastructural Politics […]

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 (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 […]