Behind the Scenes

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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

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Video: Wardrobe Crew Never Sleeps Trailer

Student Laura Krause has made a video of the Wardrobe Crew busily assembling the costumes for The Beggar's Opera which opens this week at York's Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre. With designs by... Read more

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Video: “The Painted Skin”

Fairchild TV aired a clip about The Painted Skin, by the Nanning Cantonese Opera Troupe that played the Sandra Faire and Ivan Fecan Theatre on Sept. 10 and 11. (Note: the clip is in Mandarin but you can... Read more

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Behind the Scenes: 3rd Year Devised Theatre Unmounteds Videos

In these videos, we go behind the scenes with the makers of the Third year Devised Theatre Class' Fall Unmounted shows, which play November 5 at 7:30 p.m. in ACE 207 & 209. Read more