News & Events




May 14, 2015

Theatre prof's interactive installation opens in Toronto following Venice Biennale premiere

Poetry, singing, sculpture, movement and installation art come together in Erika Batdorf's latest production, an interactive, bio-sensory performance work created for the Venice Biennale in collaboration... Read more

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February 13, 2015

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is renamed School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is AMPD! Students, staff, faculty members and guests celebrated the renaming of the Faculty as the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design at a launch event on... Read more

Migration Matters

April 21, 2014

Migration Matters explores arts-based methodologies in migration research

The visual arts, theatre, filmmaking, music and dance are important aspects in transnational migration. The role of arts-based methodologies in researching the migrant experience is the focus of... Read more

Little Black Afro Theatre Company poster - Muse

March 30, 2014

York theatre students behind Little Black Afro Theatre’s community arts development project “Muse”

Written and directed by York theatre and English student Veronica Appia, "Muse" combines visual and performing art to create a new theatrical experience: “gallery theatre”. Read more


March 21, 2014

Theatre @ York takes a haunting, hilarious walk down Jim Cartwright’s “Road”

Famously described it as "Coronation Street with vomit, excrement and used contraceptives" British playwright Jim Cartwright’s biting black comedy "Road" takes audiences on an unforgettable journey... Read more


February 17, 2014

Theatre prof Michael Greyeyes premieres new dance/theatre work about the toll of war

Theatre Professor Michael Greyeye premieres his dance/theatre production "A Soldier’s Tale" at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre Feb 20-22. It explores the effect of war on two soldiers – a veteran of... Read more


February 07, 2014

Canada’s leading black theatre company archives its materials at York

York theatre graduate Melanie Hague took her prof's advice and donated posters, programs, costume sketches and other records from Obsidian Theatre Company to York University's archives. Read more


January 15, 2014

Edgy interdisciplinary production of “The Beggar’s Opera” rocks York U

Crime. Corruption. Social inequality. And a very messy love triangle. Theatre, music, dance and digital media converge in this bold new take on an 18th century stage sensation. Read more


November 05, 2013

Theatre @ York re-imagines “The Stronger Variations” directed by Allyson McMackon

Theatre @ York presents a new imagining of "The Stronger Variations", a theatrical investigation of the nature of betrayal, desire, love and loyalty, directed by York alumna Allyson McMackon, artistic... Read more

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October 25, 2013

York's Faculty of Fine Arts to establish two new Canada Research Chairs in interdisciplinary digital media

The Faculty of Fine Arts invites applications for new Canada Research Chairs in digital performance and interactive information visualization. Read more