York U theatre talent shines in Canadian Stage’s Shakespeare in High Park shows

Canadian Stage has teamed up with the Department of Theatre in the University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design to provide a double dose of entertainment for Shakespeare at High Park — producing two plays by the Bard featuring the same cast and different directors. The shows are directed by two talented artists set to graduate this year from York’s MFA in Stage Direction in Collaboration with Canadian Stage.

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York U talent nets accolades at the Dora Mavor Moore Awards

The Dora Mavor Moore Awards are a glittering celebration of Toronto talent in the performing arts. Numerous York U faculty and grads were nominated for major awards. One of the biggest winners was Blood Wedding (Bodas de Sangre), a Modern Times Stage Company/ Aluna Theatre co-production. It netted six awards, including outstanding production and direction by York University Theatre alumnus Soheil Parsa (BA ’89), founding co-artistic director of Modern Times.

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