Theatre and Film

UWinnipeg brings witty, wise women to the stage in season finale

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film closes its 2016/17 theatre season with The Heidi Chronicles, written in 1989 by American playwright and essayist Wendy Wasserstein. The play is directed by alumna Heidi Malazdrewich and runs from Tuesday, April 4 to Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Gas Station Arts …Read more >

UWinnipeg movie makers earn Windy Awards

University of Winnipeg graduates and local filmmaking collective, MarkusMilosIanFabian, won three of the four categories they were nominated in at the made-in-Manitoba Windy Awards this past Saturday. You can see this award winning film at Cinematheque from April 20 – 30, 2017.

Warm up with hilarity and mayhem at UWinnipeg

UWinnipeg presents Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead”. “If Samuel Beckett were funnier he may have written this play,” says director Rick Skene. Admission is free but reservations are recommended.

UWinnipeg Theatre and Film season opens with The Balcony

Winnipeg, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its 2016/17 theatre season with The Balcony, written in 1957 by the French author and “poet laureate of outcasts” Jean Genet, in the translation by Barbara Wright and Tony Hands. The play is directed by faculty member Tom Stroud and performed by …Read more >

UWinnipeg presents: BIG LOVE “A Wild Extravaganza!”

Winnipeg, MB – Fifty reluctant brides flee their fifty determined grooms and seek refuge in an Italian villa in Charles Mee’s Big Love, a modern re-make of one of the world’s oldest plays, Aeschylus’s The Danaids.   The University of Winnipeg’s Honours Theatre students present this insightful, frenetic examination of the meaning of true love February …Read more >

Renowned Canadian playwright Rick Chafe is the Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence

Starting in January, Chafe will have an office in the English department where writers and emerging writers in the community can meet with him for a free consultation about their writing.

Giant Storm Flips identities and genders in classic comedy

Winnipeg, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its theatre season with Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy, Twelfth Night: or What you Will, directed by faculty member Christopher Brauer. The show runs at the Gas Station Arts Centre from November 24-28, 2015. Ridiculous, laugh-out-loud comedy is the satisfying result of a tangle …Read more >

UWinnipeg success stories – spotlight on Film Studies

UWinnipeg success stories – spotlight on Film Studies Professor Shelagh Carter – International exposure Professor Shelagh Carter is in Dhaka, Bangladesh where her newest film, Is It My Turn, will be screened at the request of Canada’s High Commission.  The experimental dance film was shot inside the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film with UWinnipeg …Read more >

Filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro Tours with David Suzuki

 WINNIPEG, MB – Internationally recognized filmmaker, community-based researcher and University of Winnipeg faculty member (Geography), Dr. Ian Mauro will take his latest research documentary, Climate Change in Atlantic Canada, on tour across Western Canada with award-winning scientist and broadcaster David Suzuki next week. The “Citizens as Climate Leaders” tour, during Earth Week, follows an already …Read more >

Brutal, comedic satire opens UWinnipeg theatre season

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film opens its 2013/14 theatre season with Killing Game by Eugene Ionesco, in the translation by Helen Gary Bishop.  The play is directed by Shelagh Carter and runs from November 26-30, 2013. “We can’t all die, can we?” – First Man, excerpt from The Killing …Read more >