1. Who are you? Jillian Keiley (BFA Directing 1994): I’m lucky. And I’m exhausted. I’m a mom and an artistic director, a wife and friend, sister and daughter, a director and sometimes a producer and sometimes a writer. I have only ever been out of work once, and I was only fired once. It wasn’t a […]
Alan Filewod (Theatre Studies ’76) joins us to talk about his journey in Theatre, from his time starting out at York to his time as a theatre professor at the University of Guelph. This article is the third in our series 50 Years of Disruption, in celebration of the Department of Theatre’s 50th Anniversary. In it, […]
James Roy began his career in 1975 at the age of twenty-two when he founded the Blyth Festival. This theatre in small town Ontario was one of the first to specialize in producing new Canadian works, and remains one of the most successful theatres in Canada today. Between 1980 and 1986 James was Artistic Director […]
Bessie Cheng is a playwright, actor, and theatre creator. She graduated from York in 2016 in Theatre Studies, with specializations in Devised Theatre and Playwriting. We talked with her about her experience at York, and the development of her show, Silk Bath.