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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, […]

Theatre @ York features English language premiere of Björn Bicker’s Deportation Cast

The 2017-18 season is dedicated to “Worlds of Exile”. TORONTO, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 – Theatre @ York’s 2017-18 season, dedicated to “Worlds of Exile,” features a subversive take on German playwright Björn Bicker’s Deportation Cast, translated by Birgit Schreyer Duarte and directed by Keira Loughran. This compelling exploration of uncommon elements of the refugee […]

Theatre @ York’s new play Post National kicks off a season dedicated to “Worlds of Exile”

TORONTO, Wednesday, Nov.8, 2017 – Theatre @ York launches its 2017-18 season with Post National, a new work devised by students under the mentorship of an international collaboration between UK-based artist Deborah Pearson and Volcano, Toronto’s world renown boundary pushing theatre company. An innovative exploration of Canadian identity and citizenship in an increasingly populist world, Post National previews […]

Theatre @ York explores longing, loss and self-identity with Three Sisters and The Yellow Wallpaper

TORONTO, January 16, 2017 – Theatre @ York launches its new Foster Studio Series with two plays that tap into the theme of Extraordinary Lives: Difference and Ability to explore longing, loss and self-identity. The world premiere of a new adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s The Yellow Wallpaper, directed by Matthew Earnest, and Anton Chekhov’s […]