York’s Department of Theatre, in collaboration with the Faculty of Fine Arts, is holding a celebratory evening of theatre and music to honour the life and work of late colleague, Prof. Anatol Schlosser, who passed away on Sept. 11. Schlosser was a charter member of the Department of Theatre, Faculty of Fine Arts.
The special evening will be held Monday, Nov. 25 beginning at 7:30pm in York’s Burton Auditorium. Admission is free. All welcome.
The evening will be emceed by television producer and York theatre alumna Jeanne Beker, a former student of Schlosser”s, and will feature performances and presentations by past and present students, faculty and friends. It will highlight his interests in the theatre of protest, puppetry, non-European theatre, theatre history and Paul Robeson.
A student award is being established to honour Schlosser”s memory and his deep commitment to his students. The Anatol Schlosser Prize will be given annually to a third-year theatre student who is enrolled in the Concurrent Education Program at York University, and who demonstrates academic excellence as well as lively involvement in the life of the community.
Contributions to the prize are gratefully accepted. If you would like to make a gift, please contact Judy Dimitry, Office of Advancement Services, at416-736-9675, ext. 22376, e-mail email@example.com.