School of Arts and Creative Technologies
See our upcoming events.
Sunday 28 May 2023 6pm
Sam Steiner’s You Stupid Darkness is a dark comedy that tells the story of four volunteers answering the phones at a helpline in the early hours of the morning - when our thoughts are at their darkest and most overwhelming.
Monday 29 May 2023 12.30pm
An introduction to Silent Faces' physical, political, playful style, this workshop will tool you up to make seriously silly theatre.
Monday 29 May 2023 6pm
Loveplay takes us through time, starting at the Roman era ending here, now in 2023, telling distinct stories of love, tragedy an sex.
Monday 29 May 2023 8.30pm
James Fritz’s Ross & Rachel is a one-woman show about love, life after death, and finding yourself in an all-consuming relationship.
Tuesday 30 May 2023 11am
Join us on Tuesday 30th May for an exciting talk with Juliet Forster who is the current Creative Director at York Theatre Royal.
Tuesday 30 May 2023 4pm
Join us for this session in which cellist, composer and arranger Audrey Riley discusses aspects of her work.
Tuesday 30 May 2023 6pm
Thomas Eccleshare’s vivid storytelling conjures up a lone woman chasing footprints through blizzards as she grapples with the insidious spectre of her father’s legacy.
Tuesday 30 May 2023 8.30pm
This beautifully powerful tale of love and loss speaks about the everlasting effects of a tragic day and how it can leave your life crumbling to pieces.
Wednesday 31 May 2023 1pm
Tom Basden's play Holes is set on a desert island in the aftermath of a plane crash.
Wednesday 31 May 2023 2.30pm
Join Bill Kinder and Bobbie O'Steen to discuss their book 'Making the cut at Pixar'. (Available to TFTI Staff and Students only)
Wednesday 31 May 2023 3.30pm
‘Are you one of those people who saw Princess Bride and decided you wanted to fence?’
Wednesday 31 May 2023 5pm
ACT Research Seminar
Wednesday 31 May 2023 8.30pm
Have you ever felt unsafe on the bus, walking to work or on a night out? The Dancefloor Project brings people together to explore ways we can make everyone feel safe and reduce sexual harm in public spaces.
Thursday 1 June 2023 3.30pm
Have you ever wanted to go to the Fringe Festival with one of your productions, but have never known how to do so?
Thursday 1 June 2023 6pm
Thursday 1 June 2023 8.30pm
Through a surrealist lens, Weldon Rising explores themes of guilt, loss and conscience within the community.
Friday 2 June 2023 1pm
Emergence of digitally encoded musical corpora & advanced computational tools has allowed music scientists to dissociate the roles of retrospective surprise & prospective uncertainty in the cognition, composition, & improvisation of musical melodies.
Friday 2 June 2023 2pm
On the Horizon Festival: Harri Marshall, advocating deaf and disabled creatives whilst working as a technician and director
Friday 2 June 2023 3.30pm
Ben Edwards has spent the year procrastinating completing his first tax return as a self-employed online tutor. Finally mustering the courage to call HMRC for guidance, he takes a patchwork walk down memory lane...
Friday 2 June 2023 6.30pm
On the Horizon Festival: Comedy Soc presents a double bill of The Shambles and Dead Ducks
Friday 2 June 2023 8.30pm
Friday 2 June 2023 11pm
Thesis seminar: On deep learning for the synthesis of sound effects
Saturday 3 June 2023 1pm
Saturday 3 June 2023 3.30pm
Saturday 3 June 2023 4.45pm
On the Horizon Festival: Thomas Eccleshare, a talk with the writer of I'm Not Here Right Now
Saturday 3 June 2023 6pm
Saturday 3 June 2023 8.30pm
Sunday 4 June 2023 1pm
Sunday 4 June 2023 3.30pm
Sunday 4 June 2023 6pm
Monday 5 June 2023 12.45pm
Three artist-scholars will engage you in learning about and joining in with Afro-beat making, AI songwriting and Therapeutic Hip Hop.
Tuesday 6 June 2023 4pm
Join us for this session in which Federico Reuben (composer) and Kate Harrison-Ledger (piano) discuss their recent collaborative project On Violence.
Wednesday 7 June 2023 5pm
Thursday 8 June 2023 7pm
Platform presents Scratch: a work-in-progress event which celebrates creative projects being undertaken in the department and provides a platform for you to receive feedback during the development of your practical work.
Friday 9 June 2023 1pm
The everyday, involuntary imagining of music is commonplace. While this is not usually problematic, there is a need to support individuals who suffer from intrusive musical imagery.
Friday 9 June 2023 11.30pm
Tom Collins presents Planning meeting for next semester's Music Coding Collective
Tuesday 13 June 2023 2pm
Join us for this session with harpist and composer Ruth Lee in which she discusses considerations when approaching writing for the harp and workshops music by student composers.
Tuesday 13 June 2023 2.30pm
A ninety minute writing workshop with leading British playwright Simon Stephens. (TWDP students only)
Tuesday 13 June 2023 4pm
Join us for a discussion session concerning an aspect of contemporary music practice and research – topic to be announced.
Tuesday 13 June 2023 4.30pm
We are delighted to welcome playwrights Simon Stephens and Nick Payne, who will be in conversation together about all aspects of the playwriting craft.
Wednesday 14 June 2023 5pm
Friday 16 June 2023 1pm
Research suggests we fail to pay attention to what we are doing as much as 50% of the time, and that the act of music listening is no exception.
Friday 16 June 2023 7pm
The Interactive Media (IM) Showcase celebrates the works of Interactive Media students. The showcase aims to bring everyone together to engage with students and their projects, build connections with academic professionals and the IM cohort.
Friday 16 June 2023 11.30pm
Kyle Worrall presents: Game audio in Unreal Engine, part II: Music
Sunday 18 June 2023 6pm
A collection of the top screenings of the festival & the awards hosted by industry professionals and returning alumni.
Tuesday 20 June 2023 4pm
Wednesday 21 June 2023 5pm
Friday 23 June 2023 1pm
In the realm of music cognition, the primary focus of imagery research has been on auditory mental imagery, which refers to the quasi-perceptual experience of sound and music in the absence of related external sensory input.
Friday 23 June 2023 11.30pm
Federico Reuben and Kate Ledger
Wednesday 31 May 2023 7.30pm
A final flourish for The 24 in a programme partly chosen by the singers. With esteemed guests, they investigate the 'lost' music of Peter Pope in solo and choral settings of Donne, Shakespeare and Vaughan.
Friday 2 June 2023 7.30pm
The Ligeti Quartet returns to York to present a ground-breaking new project with University of York alumna Anna Meredith, comprising entirely of compositions from Meredith’s glittering career.
Wednesday 7 June 2023 7.30pm
Gamelan Sekar Petak returns with their trademark blend of old and new, exploring the intersections between diverse musical traditions in the spectacular setting of York’s Guildhall.
Friday 9 June 2023 7.30pm
The Chimera Ensemble presents a scintillating programme exploring the theme of music inspired by art and colour, featuring works by Thea Musgrave, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and York-based composer James Williamson.
Wednesday 14 June 2023 7.30pm
University of York Choir and Symphony Orchestra join together for Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius – a favourite of soloists, choirs, orchestras and audiences alike – in the breathtaking setting of York Minster.
Friday 16 June 2023 7.30pm
Following their sold-out concert in 2022, University Jazz Orchestra returns for its popular summer mix of standards and new compositions. The perfect way to spend a summer's evening!