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August 13, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

1) Who are you? Heather Fitzsimmons Frey (Photo: Jeremy Mimnaugh) My name is Heather Fitzsimmons Frey and I am a Banting Post-Doctoral Fellow at York.  I’m working with Marlis Schweitzer in Theatre Studies in Art, Media, Performance and Design. One of… View Article


July 25, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Erika Batdorf

Movement and Performance Creation teacher Erika Batdorf joins us this month to discuss her current work and research. She talks about the artists that inspire her, the architecture that moves her, and her plans for the year ahead, including her performance work.


July 7, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Marlis Schweitzer

Marlis Schweitzer 1. Who are you? I’m Marlis Schweitzer, and I’m a theatre and performance historian and love spending time in archives looking at scrapbooks, photographs, letters, and other documents from the nineteenth and early-twentieth century. Th… View Article


July 4, 2018

Spotlight on Faculty: Eric Armstrong

1. Who are you? Eric Armstrong in Singapore for the 2017 VASTA Conference. My name is Eric Armstrong, and I’m an associate professor in the Department of Theatre. When people ask me what I do, I like to tell people that “I teach actors how to use their… View Article


May 14, 2018

Spotlight on Alumni: Adriana Dimitri

Adriana Dimitri Adriana Dimitri (B.F.A Production and Design, 2013) has spent her time since graduation working as a stage manager in theatre and opera. She has also worked around the world at the Prague Quadrennial, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and T… View Article


May 10, 2018

Spotlight on Alumni: Sadie Epstein-Fine

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… View Article


May 9, 2018

Spotlight on Alumni: Kevin Woolridge

Kevin Woolridge Kevin Woolridge (MFA Directing/Creation 2017) has kept quite busy since graduating. Some highlights include: Assistant Director for the NAC touring production of Tartuffe, Associate Artistic Director for the Isle aux Morts Theatre Festi… View Article


May 5, 2018

Spotlight on Alumni: Oksana Sirju

Oksana Sirju Oksana Sirju (BFA Acting 2017) is a graduate of York University’s Department of Theatre  and has continued working in Theatre as a member of the Stratford Festival Company and their Birmingham Conservatory. Since graduating she has appeare… View Article