Events

Sep 27 – Oct 7 all-day
World Cabaret Auditions @ Accolade East Building |  |  |
Are you an international student in AMPD or Winters College? Share your talent with us! Audition for the World Cabaret, a showcase featuring performances by international students. Auditions will be held: Tues. Sep. 27, 9-10:30... View Article
L.M. Bogad speaks on “Tactical Performance: The Theory and Practice of Serious Play” @ 976 Kaneff Tower, York University |  |  |
L.M. Bogad The Performance Studies (Canada) Speaker Series presents a talk by renowned artist, activist and scholar L.M. Bogad, founding director of the Center for Tactical Performance based in Berkeley, California. Bogad explores the history,... View Article
Theatre @ York presents Wajdi Mouawad’s “Scorched” @ The Foster Studio, Rm 207, Accolade East Building, York University |  |  |
Theatre @ York presents a studio production of Scorched, written by critically-acclaimed Quebec-based Lebanese-Canadian playwright Wajdi Mouawad. Incendies, the film version of the play directed by Denis Villeneuve, was nominated for the 2011 Academy Award... View Article
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Ashley Plays @  |  |
The Ashley Plays is a cycle of short, devised site-specific one person performances by York theatre students. Each cycle begins the development process with the participants collaboratively delineating a profile of a non gender-specific character... View Article
Theatre @ York presents Thomas Bernhard’s ‘A Party For Boris’ @ Sandra Faire & Ivan Fecan Theatre, Accolade East Building, York University |  |  |
Theatre @ York launches the 2016-17 season  with  A Party For Boris, a wicked farce by Austrian playwright Thomas Bernhard that uses the metaphor of disability to pose questions about relationships (both macro and micro)... View Article
“Telling Tales Out of School” – original monodramas @ Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre, Centre for Film and Theatre, York University |  |  |
Third- and fourth-year student playwrights and dramaturgs in Professor Judith Rudakoff‘s Playwriting and New Play Dramaturgy courses present Telling Tales out of School, a series of short, original “monodramas” inspired by members of Toronto’s theatre... View Article
play<em>Ground</em>: 25th annual fringe festival of new plays in development @ Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre, Centre for Film and Theatre, York University |  |  |
Created and produced by undergraduate students in the Department of Theatre, this annual, student-produced fringe fest features new, highly original works and works-in-progress by up-and-coming playwrights, directors, designers and performers. In keeping with the true... View Article
Theatre @ York presents August Strindberg’s ‘A Dream Play’ @ Joseph G. Green Theatre, Centre for Film and Theatre, York University |  |  |
Continuing in the Department of Theatre’s Extraordinary Lives: Difference and Ability thematic focus, Theatre @ York presents ’s A Dream Play. Written following a near psychotic episode, Strindberg states in his preface to the play about... View Article
Scenes by Design: Exhibition of Stage Design @  |  |
Scenes by Design, the annual showcase exhibition of the Department of Theatre, offers an insider’s look at the creative work done behind the scenes before the curtain rises on a stage production. The exhibition features... View Article