In the Media

Stay up to date on the buzz surrounding our projects and team members by checking out the articles below!

May 21st, 2024

The Shaking Up Shakespeare team is delighted to have been named as one of 40 nominees for a 2024 Community-Based Research Excellence Award. This national award recognizes “emerging community-based researchers and community-campus research partnerships all across the country.”

For more on this year’s award recipients and a map of all nominees, please see the links below.

2024 Community-Based Research Excellence Award Winners

Map of 2024 Award Nominees

Shaking Up Shakespeare Cover Art
Cover art created by Hope Van Der Merwe.

January 23rd, 2024

Jamie Robinson wins the 2023 Nathan Cohen Award for Outstanding Critical Essay for his essay “The Conscious-Casting Conundrum,” published in Canadian Theatre Review 193: Casting and Race. Read it here!

See the announcement by the Canadian Theatre Critics Association here.

Jamie Robinson
Jamie Robinson.

January 16th, 2024

Article on York University’s YFile about Shaking Up Shakespeare. Read it here!

January 15th, 2024

Intermission Magazine feature article in conversation with the creators and hosts of the Shaking Up Shakespeare podcast. Article written by Nathaniel Hanula-James. Read it here!

(left to right) Hope Van Der Merwe, Liam Lockhart-Rush, Ho Ka Kei (Jeff Ho), and Marlis Schweitzer.

January 11th, 2024

York University’s student run newspaper, Excalibur, features Shaking Up Shakespeare in an article written by Sydney Ewert. Read it here!

Shaking Up Shakespeare Cover Art
Cover art created by Hope Van Der Merwe.

April 30th, 2023

Intermission Magazine feature article in conversation with Jamie Robinson and Walter Borden about the (Re)casting Shakespeare in Canada Symposium written by Jessica Watson. Read it here!

Cover image for the Intermission Magazine feature converstion with Jamie Robinson and Walter Borden.
(left to right) Jamie Robinson (original photo by John Bregar) and Walter Borden (original photo by Michael Meehan)