Welcome to the official website for York University’s Devised Theatre Festival! We are so excited to have the opportunity to bring you a fantastic week of organic material, devised from the minds of up-and-coming artists, eager to tell their stories.
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Meet our companies!
MEET OUR PRODUCTION MANAGER!
Beth Ransom is a Toronto born artist currently pursuing a BFA in Performance Creation focusing on Devised Theatre and Playwriting. Some recent credits include Assistant Director of Theatre@York’s Unmounted showing of carried away on the crest of a wave directed by Lindsay Bell and Margaret Muriel Legere (2017), Stage Manager for The Lighthouse Troupe’s Site Specific and Immersive piece The 6th Degree (2018), and Stage Manager for the improv troupe Yes Trespassing (2018-present). She is also the recipient of the 2015 Arts & Letter’s Club New Play Award for her piece Rollercoasters. Beth is excited to be the Production Manager for the 2019 Devised Theatre Festival and is humbled for the opportunity to work alongside her talented cohorts as they work to create the festival. She would like to thank her friends and family for their ongoing support and offerings of food, all of which she would not be able to survive without.
Our festival company would like to wish you a very happy holiday season! We hope you are stuffing your face with goodies and getting excited for the new year! Great things are coming your way and we are anxious to share them with you! Can’t wait to see you soon!
Thank you everyone who came out to Atomic Oddity’s Board Game Cafe! The night was full of lights, music, spoken word and most importantly: COOKIES! Thank you to all who donated and we hope to see you in January for Catapulse’s funraiser! Check out our facebook for pictures of the night and keep on the lookout for more information on the next one!
SHOW ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON
Our devisers are hard at work creating amazing pieces to showcase at our festival! Come back soon to find out what they are called!