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Critically Kinaesthetic: Performing Bodied of Political Engagement

Critically Kinaesthetic: Performing Bodies of Political Engagement is the third annual York University Theatre & Performance Studies Graduate Student Symposium, in collaboration with the Graduate

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This Week: Scenes by Design 2014

Scenes by Design is showing this week in the Joseph G. Green Theatre in the Centre for Film and Theatre, with its opening on Weds. April 2nd at 11:30 a.m., and running as a gallery from April 2 - 5. See... Read more


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Now Playing: “ROAD”

ROAD, by Jim Cartright and directed by Mark Wilson, features the BFA Acting class and the work of designers and production students from all levels of the Production and Design program. The show runs... Read more


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Devised Theatre Festival 2014

The 4th year Devised Theatre class has been working all year to bring you 3 exceptional, completely devised theatrical pieces, in March 2014. The class of 30 has been split up into 3 theatre companies... Read more


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Professor Peter McKinnon Awarded Golden Pen Award by USITT

The U.S. Institute for Theatre Technology has just announced that Peter McKinnon’s book World Scenography 1975-1990 has won the Golden Pen Award for 2013 as the most significant book on stage design... Read more


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On Stage: The Stronger Variations

Director/creator and part-time faculty member Allyson McMackon (MFA Acting 1992), artistic director of Theatre Rusticle, revisits her crucially acclaimed and dynamically imaginative work. The Stronger... Read more


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York – Canadian Stage collaboration on Shakespeare in High Park a Huge Success

Featuring the work of our MFA in Stage Direction in collaboration with Canadian Stage students, Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew drew all-time high record numbers of attendees. “We were doubly... Read more


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Macbeth and Taming of the Shrew Now Playing in High Park

MFA directors Ted Witzel and Ker Wells have been busy at the High Park amphitheatre staging their productions of Shakespeare's classic plays, which are a Canadian Stage production in collaboration with... Read more


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Víctor Gómez’s play “Lizardboy” Featured in New Collection

The play Lizardboy by alumnus Víctor Gómez (MFA Acting 2011) will be featured in a new collection of plays from Playwrights Canada Press, Fronteras Vivientes: Eight Latina/o Canadian Plays, edited by... Read more


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A New Name: The Graduate Program in Theatre and Performance Studies.

We are pleased to announce that the Graduate Program in Theatre Studies at York is now the Graduate Program in Theatre and Performance Studies. The change in program and degree name to Theatre and... Read more


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Performance in/and the Street

The Second Annual York University Department of Theatre Graduate Symposium on Theatre and Performance
The symposium includes work by scholars and activists engaged in the study of a range of street... Read more


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Imaginative Ethnography: A Symposium

The Centre for Imaginative Ethnography invites you to attend a two-day event, April 10-11, 2013 in the Joseph G. Green Theatre, Centre for Film and Theatre, at York University, curated by Magdalena... Read more


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DTF: Aragrad

At the depths of the human experience is the desire to survive. We spend our lives pushing through obstacles towards something bigger than ourselves. When we know that we have reached the end of this... Read more


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Scenes by Design 2013

The Production/Design Area of the Dept. of Theatre presents Scenes by Design its annual showcase of student work in lighting, props, costumes, scene painting, rendering, drawing, and sets. In the Joseph... Read more


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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Theatre @ York presents Shakespeare's delightful tale of lovers and fairies in the Faire Fecan Theatre, directed by Alison Humphrey (MFA 2013). Come see the collaborative work of students from the... Read more


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DTF: The Quarter Life Crisis

The Quarter-life Crisis, a piece of “mockumentary” theatre, is a montage of events and ideas that surround Generation Y. Every scene is inspired by real events, people, movies, shows, cats, and... Read more


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DTF: EX WHY ZED

Penumbra Collective presents EX WHY ZED. Bound in a bathroom, three selves know nothing of the outside world. In order to survive, they construct habits based on what they are taught by the shadows that... Read more


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3rd Year Unmounted: ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore

MFA Director Timothy Askew directs 3rd-year York Conservatory actors in the rarely produced controversial play ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore by John Ford. First published in 1633, ‘Tis Pity She’s a... Read more


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DTF: outLET

The first show of the first Devised Theatre Festival is outLET, created, performed and produced by The Catalyst Project. outLET is a 50-minute multimedia experience that explores the consequences of... Read more


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3rd Year Devised Theatre: “Adapted”

The Third Year Devised Theatre students presented their Winter presentation Adapted March 12th, at 8:00 p.m. in ACE 207. The class was divided into four ensembles each looking at an adaptation of a... Read more


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Just closed: Job by Oskar Kokoshka

The Third Year BFA Actors presented Job by Oskar Kokoschka, directed by Alison Humphrey (MFA Directing 2013), last week in CFT 139. Check out our photo gallery! Read more


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Fourth Year Devised Theatre Unmounted Nov 23 and 30

York University's very first Fourth-Year Devised Theatre class held their first workshop performances. Having been split into four different theatre companies this year, they've been working since... Read more


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Third Year Devised Theatre Unmounteds Perform Tonight!

York's Third Year Devised Theatre (DT) students have been hard at work in the studios for weeks to create their first publicly performed unmounted pieces to be presented on Tuesday, November 20th at 7:00... Read more


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Theatre @ York: “Wounds to the Face” Closes After an Exciting Run

Theatre @ York's 2012-13 Season opened Oct 23 with Howard Barker's Wounds to the Face, featuring the Fourth Year Acting ensemble, directed by South African director-teacher Geoffrey Hyland (MFA 1994).... Read more