Behind the Scenes

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January 21, 2015

Congratulations to the Cast and Crew of Oh What a Lovely War!

Join Theatre @ York in honoring the 100 year anniversary of World War I in Joan Littlewood’s Oh What A Lovely War, directed by Master of Fine Arts Directing student Autumn Smith and featuring the MFA

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Oh What a Lovely War is back to work!

After a much needed winter break, the cast and crew of Theatre@York’s Oh What a Lovely War are back to work! We visited the shops, tech boxes, and rehearsal spaces to see them get back into the swing

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Howard Barker’s The Ecstatic Bible directed by Matjash Mrozewski in ACE 207

The Ecstatic Bible by Howard Barker is an epic tale featuring over 65 characters who find themselves in extraordinary situations of extreme violence, horror and suffering, but also full of dark humour

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Find out “Who is Ashley?” in the Ashley Plays on Sunday, October 26th

The Ashley Plays are an annual series of short monodramas written and performed by students in the Playwriting & New Play Dramaturgy 4290 class. Each playwright is required to write a monodrama

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Hamletmachine Mines Shakespeare to Explore Anarchy, Freedom, and Violence

Hamletmachine, directed by Paul Lampert, is Theatre @ York’s first mounted show of the 2014/15 season. Written in 1977, Heiner Muller's postmodern drama is loosely based on Hamlet by William

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Hamletmachine Build Begins!

The backstage crew of Hamletmachine takes its first week of production seriously. Immense work has started in the carp shop as it houses the carpentry, paint, and props crew. READ MORE

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The Gathering Project Launches the 2014/2015 Theatre Season @ York

On Tuesday, September 15th, the Acting Conservatory, Devised Theatre, and MFA Theatre students came together in the Joseph G. Green Studio Theatre to perform the 27th annual Gathering Project.

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Slideshow: ROAD

A gallery of photos from "ROAD" by Jim Cartwright, directed by faculty member Mark Wilson, featuring the graduating Acting ensemble, and students from all levels of Production and Design. Photos by... Read more

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2nd Year Devised Theatre Trailer

Students from the 2nd year Devised Theatre class have created a video of highlights from their Community Theatre Project. Read more


Slideshow: “The Beggar’s Opera

Photos from John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera," directed by Gwen Dobie—this photo set features images of students from the Departments of Theatre, Dance, and Music in the Faculty of Fine Arts. Photos by:... Read more