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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Renowned Director and Actor Tanja Jacobs to Direct Fall 2022 Production

Tanja Jacobs

The Theatre and Performance program is excited to announce that Award-winning Canadian director and actor, Tanja Jacobs is directing the Fall Production, 

EVERYBODY by Black American playwright, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

EVERYBODY is a fourth wall defying contemporary adaptation of the 15th-century morality play, EVERYMAN. Jacobs-Jenkins’ secular take on the idea of morality and the journey to one’s demise is brilliantly written as a comedic adventure to the afterlife, where the protagonist, EVERYBODY, must answer to DEATH and bring a presentation of their life to GOD. EVERYBODY, terrified of completing this endeavour alone, seeks out the help of various figures in their life to accompany them into the unknown potential afterlife.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Liza Balkan to direct Winter production

Photo of Liza Balkan, a white woman with reddish brown hair tied back, wearing a purple tank top.

The Theatre and Performance program is excited to announce that Ontario-based multi- disciplinary theatre artist, Liza Balkan, is the director of our winter production of Mustard  by

Friday, January 21, 2022

Employment opportunities in the Communication Arts Department

We are pleased to announce four new faculty positions available in the Communication Arts Department. Below you will find links to the postings for the various tenure track positions.

Assistant Professor in Communication Across the Curriculum (PDF)

Assistant Professor in Theatre and Performance (PDF)

Assistant Professor in Digital Media Arts and Production (PDF)

Assistant or Associate Professor in Communication Technology and Design (PDF)

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Communication Studies major learns how communication skills open multiple doors

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“I love the balance of having a semester where I can study a variety of subjects that will go towards my majors and minors.”

Friday, December 17, 2021

Humanities Theatre Upgrades

Over the lockdown(s), the Humanities Theatre in Hagey Hall quietly changed hands from being centrally managed for all its years of operation to Faculty of Arts management. Given its location and name, many might have assumed the theatre had always lived under the administrative umbrella of Arts, but that’s not the case — until now.