Shawn Kerwin

Professor Kerwin studied theatre design at the Sadlers Wells School under Motley in London, England.  She studied drawing and painting at the New Brooklyn School, the Arts Students’ League, and the New York Academy of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, all in New York City. She assisted/apprenticed at various theatres in England and at the Metropolitan …

Alberto Guevara

Originally from Nicaragua, Professor Guevara has harbored a lifelong interest in the intersections of theatre, performance and politics. During the Nicaraguan Sandinista government he participated in a cultural brigade, received training at the National Theatre School and was a member of Alan Bolt’s Nyxtayoleros Theatre. He has collaborated in a number of inter-cultural theatre organizations …

Michael Greyeyes

Michael Greyeyes teaches physical performance and devised theatre. A graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School, he danced professionally with The National Ballet of Canada and as a soloist with the company of choreographer Eliot Feld in New York. Professor Greyeyes is a choreographer, actor, director, and the founding artistic director of Toronto’s Signal Theatre, a …

Ines Buchli

Professor Buchli teaches acting and directing at both the graduate and undergraduate level.  She is a filmmaker, theatre director, dramaturg and writer.  Ines is the former associate artistic director of Necessary Angel Theatre and associate artist for Theatre Direct.  She has over 25 years of theatre experience in directing, dramaturgy and collective creations.  Her films …

Erika Batdorf

Professor Batdorf is listed in the Who’s Who of American Teachers, received the York Faculty of Fine Arts Dean’s Senior Teaching Award for 2009/10 and in 1996 was voted Most Outstanding Faculty at The Boston Conservatory where she taught for 12 years. Batdorf has also taught at Brandeis University, Emerson College and the University of …

Elizabeth Asselstine

Elizabeth Asselstine has worked as a lighting designer across Canada for more than three decades in both opera and theatre. Opera credits include the production of Der Fliegende Holländer at Edmonton Opera and Opera to Go for Tapestry New Opera Works, Toronto.  She has also worked for Baltimore Opera, Pacific Opera in Victoria, Vancouver Opera …

Eric Armstrong

Eric Armstrong teaches voice, speech, dialects and text to students in the BFA and MFA acting programs at York University. He has also taught at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Brandeis University in Boston, and the University of Windsor. Professor Armstrong trained with David Smukler in York’s Voice Teacher training program. He also studied at The …