Tag Archives: Media

Are hybrid productions the future of performing arts? York expert on immersive media available to discuss

TORONTO, June 15, 2020 – The performing arts sector may never return to normal after the COVID-19 pandemic, and its future may rely on human performance supported by immersive technology, says theatre Professor Ian P. Garrett in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, York University. “My work has never seemed more relevant, […]

Are “fun” slogan T-shirts for tween girls limiting their emotions?

York University professor to discuss pressures on girls to show happiness TORONTO, June 5, 2019 – While some admire tween girls wearing T-shirts emblazoned with slogans like “Hey you! Smile” and “When in Doubt, Laugh,” others suggest the T-shirts exemplify the pressure on young girls to limit their real feelings. Natalie Coulter, assistant professor in York […]

Classical and musical theatre singing will fill York U halls at 2017 Ontario Vocal Showcase

TORONTO, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 – York University will be filled with the sweet sounds of singing this weekend when its School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design hosts the annual 2017 Ontario Vocal Showcase of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS). The Showcase is an opportunity for student singers, children and […]

York University announces “game-changing” $2M gift for music education partnership

 TORONTO, November 17, 2016 – York University and the Regent Park School of Music (RPSM) will establish a new research chair in music education, and develop a new partnership through a $2 million gift from the Carswell Family Foundation (CFF). York professor emeritus Allan Carswell announced the donation at an event held at York University on […]