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Katharine Noyes
May 9, 2016

Spotlight on Alumni: Katharine Noyes

Katharine Noyes (BA Devised Theatre 2014) worked as a teaching assistant and teacher for Young People’s Theatre shortly after graduating from our program. Last February, she was accepted into the Artist in Community program at Queens University’s Bachelor of Education program, and started her Consecutive Education program there in May 2015. We caught up with her to hear about her experience while a student in the Devised Theatre Program at York.


Andrew Markowiak
April 24, 2016

Spotlight on Alumni: Andrew Markowiak

Andrew Markowiak is a graduate (BA 2014) of York University’s Department of Theatre, where he trained in Playwriting, Directing and Devised Theatre. Since graduating, he has primarily worked as an actor in film and television, recently appearing in FX’s Man Seeking Woman alongside Jay Baruchel, and Discovery’s Close Encounters.


Mishka Thébaud
April 3, 2016

Spotlight on Mishka Thébaud

Mishka Thébaud graduated from York University in 2013 with a BFA in Acting. The graduating class of the acting conservatory took part in the Theatre Ontario Showcase, which helped Mishka to get an agent right out of school.


Fiorella Pennano
March 11, 2016

Spotlight on Alumni: Fiorella Pennano

A theatre, film and television actor, Fiorella Pennano (BFA Acting 2013)  came to York as an international student and is now a real working professional. She was born in Lima, Peru and came to Toronto in 2009 for her BFA. She was nominated in 2010’s T… View Article


Emilio Vieira
March 5, 2016

Spotlight on Alumni: Emilio Vieira

Emilio Vieira graduated York University in 2014 with a BFA from the Acting Conservatory. That summer he performed in Canadian Stage’s Shakespeare in High Park, as Lucius in Titus Andronicus directed by Keira Loughran and as Charles the Wrestler/Lord Am… View Article


Beryl Bain
February 23, 2016

Spotlight on Alumni: Beryl Bain

Beryl Bain (BFA Acting 2005) is currently performing in The Grand Theatre, London’s production of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall to rave reviews. The play is a fictional account of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, the famous American civil rights leader, on… View Article


Gwen Dobie
December 17, 2014

Spotlight on Faculty: Gwenyth Dobie

Gwenyth Dobie is an Associate Professor at the Department of Theatre. She teaches movement for actors and devised theatre. Last year, she directed the Theatre @ York production of The Beggar’s Opera. This year, she is on sabbatical and working on “Butterfly: a study interactive” and her next complete work “Rallentando- a restoration”


December 5, 2014

Congratulations to the cast and crew of “Hamletmachine”

Hamletmachine concluded a successful sold-out run on November 15. Congratulations to the cast and crew of on a job well done! If you didn't get a chance to see the show, we can offer you the next best thing: View performance photos, the development of the production, and a fun time-lapse sequence of the strike.