4 Questions: Luke Reece

Luke Reece is a producer, playwright, poet and educator. He is the Producer for Canada’s leading culturally specific theatre company, Obsidian Theatre, and also works to offer opportunities to empower and support young-in-craft artists with his collective, Little Black Afro Theatre, creating spaces for artists to develop work with and for the communities they come from. In addition to his accomplishments in theatre, in 2017, Luke was the Toronto Poetry Slam (TPS) Grand Champion.

4 Questions: Gail Packwood

Gail Packwood is currently Executive Director for the Associated Designers of Canada. She shares her career trajectory with us, including a positions in company management and production for Mirvish Production, Associate Producer for the Canadian Stage Company, and as an Arts Management Fellow at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

4 Questions: Sky Gilbert

This article continues our series 50 Years of Disruption, in celebration of the Department of Theatre’s 50th Anniversary. In it, we’ll ask each participant four questions about themselves and their time at York. 1. Who are you? Sky Gilbert (BFA Theatre 1976) is a poet, novelist, actor, playwright, filmmaker, theatre director, and drag queen extraordinaire. He was […]

4 Questions: Jeannette Lambermont-Morey

This week, we’re joined by director and theatre maker Jeannette Lambermont-Morey, who currently is teaching scene study for the winter semester of the third year Acting Conservatory at York. In answering our four questions, she shares “mind-blowing” experiences, and fond memories of the most impactful moments of studying  Theatre at York in the mid-seventies. This […]

Spotlight on Alumni: Sadie Epstein-Fine

Sadie Epstein-Fine (Devised Theatre/Playwriting 2016) began her theatre career by Co-Directing Eraser at the Toronto Fringe with other York grads. Because of this show, Sadie became an associate artist with Theatre Direct, and is now developing Eraser for school audiences. She went on to work as the Education Coordinator at Theatre Direct, and is now […]