Theatre News

December 3, 2021

Joyce Padua is the Siminovitch Prize’s one to watch

Joyce Padua (BFA '19) is the winner of the 2021 Siminovitch Prize Designer Protege distinction. A costume and set designer, her work has been featured in a broad range of playing spaces—including shows with Factory Theatre, Canadian Stage, Thousand Islands Playhouse, and the Stratford Festival.


June 11, 2021

Message to the AMPD community

I am writing to you today to not offer another statement. I am writing to you today to offer my deepest condolences and acknowledge the pain of individuals and communities affected by these and other events.


Star the Drag queen
June 1, 2021

STAR Leaves York U with a “G.A.Y” Song

Joshua Hughes just finished his 4th year in the York University Theatre program and is graduating in June. For this multifaceted performer, York University is a special place because it is where he started performing in drag as  STAR.


text reads happy pride month from AMPD in a rainbow gradient
June 1, 2021

AMPD Celebrates Pride

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design has a rich 2SLGBTQIA community. We pride ourselves as a place where students can find their community; where they can express themselves fully, and be loved by their friends, peers and mentors for it.