Research News

Theatre Season Photoshoot
July 3, 2019

Theatre @ York 2019-20 season: Performing Gender

Theatre @ York is delighted to announce its 2019-20 season, built around the theme of performing gender. This year we will present Ann Marie MacDonald’s Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), directed by Jennifer Tarver, and Timothy Findlay’s Elizabeth Rex, directed by ted witzel, as well as a series of other studio shows and student-led productions, including The Ashley Plays, playGround, the Devised Theatre Festival, and Scenes by Design.

Taien Ng-Chan receives a City of Hamilton Art Award
June 17, 2019

Media Arts Prof Taien Ng-Chan receives City of Hamilton Arts Awards

Taien Ng-Chan makes maps, videos, websites, podcasts and radio plays, artist book-works, and social events. She has written and produced for stage, screen, and CBC radio; her media works have been shown across Canada and internationally. She is a founding member of the artist-research collective Hamilton Perambulatory Unit.

The Ottawa Bach Choir performs on tour
May 25, 2019

Professor Lisette Canton to conduct choir at Carnegie Hall, May 25

A northern light will shine through the performance of Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, May 25.

York University music Professor Lisette Canton will conduct the New England Symphonic Ensemble; vocal soloists Danielle Talamantes, soprano, and Rob McGinness, baritone; and a choir, more than 165 voices, including The York University Singers, the Philharmonic Choir of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Coro Vivo Ottawa, and the Grand Choeur du Conservatoire de Musique de Gatineau.

Brendan Fernandes’ "Ballet Kink"
May 17, 2019

Brendan Fernandes returns to his alma mater as Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence

During his residency he is developing new work related to two of his recent exhibitions – Ballet Kink which was featured in Vogue magazine after its premiere at the Guggenheim Museum and The Master and Form which is currently part of the Whitney Biennial, the premiere contemporary art exhibition in North America.