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October 7, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: David Jansen

David Jansen 1. Who are you? My 7-year old daughter leans over my shoulder as I try to answer this. “What kind of question is that!” she says. Quite right. She described me in her French class last year as drôle, gentil, intelligent, fort, and beau. It… View Article

July 10, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Aaron Kelly

Professor Aaron Kelly joins the Dept of Theatre this summer, and in this Spotlight post, he shares his background and what inspires him as a theatre maker and teacher.

May 9, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Gavin McDonald

Gavin McDonald has been a Lighting Designer and Production Manager for theatre, dance, music, exhibitions, events, and a bit of opera across the country for over 20 years as well as the United States and UK. Gavin will be joining the faculty of Theatre Department as an Assistant Professor in Lighting and Media Design as of July 1st!

March 21, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: David Rayfield

David Rayfield is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice combines theatre production, performance, installation and visual art. He has taught Scenic Painting in the 1110 labs and more recently, he’s taught Drawing for the Theatre.

February 19, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Steve Ross

Steve Ross Who are you? I am Steve Ross, and I’ve been a professional lighting designer for 42 years. During that time I have designed lighting for well over 300 productions for theatre, opera, and corporate events. I became interested in theatre and l… View Article

January 6, 2019

Spotlight on Faculty: Anita La Selva

Anita La Selva is a contract faculty member in the Department of Theatre, where she teaches Acting for theatre and on-camera.

October 24, 2018

Spotlight on Alumni: Francesco Antonio

Francesco Antonio (BFA Acting 2017) has been very busy since graduating from the Theatre Department! His work in film, television and music, including his short film “Addiction,” has led Francesco to 4 awards and 9 nominations on the film festival circuit. Francesco joins us to share what was most important about his time at York, and how it impacts his working life today.

October 15, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Shawn Kerwin

Shawn Kerwin joins us to share her experience of her 2017-18 sabbatical, which saw her designing two important works in Newfoundland with director and York alumna Jillian Keiley, and participating as a full-time student in the “Institute without Boundaries.” Shawn shares stories of the 2 shows, and of her time in the IwB, and how they’ve changed the way she thinks about design.