The Department of Theatre in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) offers several studio-based programs for advanced theatre artists including intensive conservatory training in the following fields:
- Acting with emphasis on Teaching
- Directing with emphasis on Teaching
- Directing in Collaboration with Canadian Stage
- Design for Performing Arts
AMPD Theatre offers two graduate degrees in Theatre & Performance Studies, both of which emphasize our collective interest in theatre, performance, and cultural politics. Internationally renowned faculty offer advanced seminars and mentor student research in one of the English-speaking world’s most active cities for theatre and the performing arts.
The Graduate Program in Theatre & Performance Studies offers two degrees:
Under the rubric of theatre, performance, and cultural politics, the following interrelated fields reflect the research and teaching strengths of the Graduate Program in Theatre & Performance Studies at York University. Specific issues and topics are listed within each field. Cutting across all of these fields is a strong methodological interest in connecting theory and practice.