Theatre and Film

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 >

Babs Asper Lilac Garden Opens At UWinnipeg

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg held the official opening of the Babs Asper Lilac Garden at UWinnipeg’s Asper Centre for Theatre and Film today. Located on Colony Street, the garden serves as the entry way to the Asper theatre centre — UWinnipeg’s state-of-the-art performance, production, and teaching facility for theatre and film students. …Read more >

UWinnipeg Hosts Inaugural ArtsFest

WINNIPEG, MB – The University of Winnipeg, located in the heart of Canada’s cultural capital, hosts its inaugural ArtsFest from September 27th through October 5th, 2013. The nine-day event will showcase highlights from UWinnipeg’s large visual art collection, rare books, ancient artifacts and historic letters. It will also feature productions from Theatre Projects Manitoba, Virtuosi …Read more >

Fringe Festival On Campus Through July 28

UWinnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film is pleased to announce that the Asper Centre for Theatre and Film is once again involved in the Winnipeg Fringe Festival as a satellite venue. Designated Fringe Venue 13, we are hosting three separate companies from Vancouver, Saskatoon and Winnipeg and all have at least a 4 star rating …Read more >