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Record-breaking year for Artists in Bloom thanks to Dawson community

May 4th, 2022

Dawson’s beloved Artists in Bloom event was back for the first time this year since 2019 and thanks to the extraordinary Dawson community of employees and retirees, we broke the art sales record at the conclusion of the 24th edition on April 27. This year’s weeklong online auction of original artwork and art print sales…

Support Interior Design students for a chance to win hockey tickets

April 20th, 2022

The Interior Design students are currently organizing a raffle to help raise funds for their final exhibition. You could win two hockey tickets to watch the Canadiens vs. the Panthers on April 29 at the Bell Centre. Situated in section 115, they have a value of over $500!

All the proceeds will go toward our end-of-year exhibition. This event allows students to showcase their final Interior Design project, after three years of very hard work. This event serves as an official introduction of these future designers to the design field. The event will take place on June 2, and is open to the public. You’re invited!

The raffle tickets are $10 each, or in a bundle of 3 for $25 or 5 for $45. You can visit our table in the Upper Atrium on April 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Alternatively, you can visit Helen in 2G.7 and purchase tickets before April 25. The winner will be announced on  April 26, so buy your tickets while you still can!


Third-year Theatre students star in After Fuenteovejuna

April 20th, 2022

The Professional Theatre Department at Dawson College is proud to present After Fuenteovejuna, adapted by the third-year students with writer Sarah Lotfi and directed by Stéphane Zarov. Originally performed in 17th-century Spain, this classic theatre includes clowning, music, dance and storytelling, with some audience interaction.

Content warnings: sexual assault, sexual violence, swearing. The show runs April 25 - May 7. Entry fee for Dawson employees and students = $5

Click read more to buy your ticket.


Announcing Vernissage Season 2022!

April 20th, 2022

For the first time since 2019, graduating students in the Creative and Applied Arts will be exhibiting their works at Dawson College during the much-anticipated Vernissage Season. The work of students in Visual Arts, Illustration, Professional Photography, Industrial Design, 3D Animation and Computer Generated Imagery, Interior Design and Graphic Design will be exhibited from late May through early June. Dates and times will be in the next D News on May 4.


Two student painting artworks that will be auctioned off on from April 21-28.

Check out Artists in Bloom artworks now; bidding opens April 21 at 6 p.m.

April 20th, 2022

We’re thrilled to be launching the 24th edition of Artists in Bloom tomorrow! The online auction and pre-orders of digital prints begins April 21 at 6 p.m. and will run until Thursday, April 28, at 6 p.m. at dawson.college/aib. Pre-orders of digital prints can also be made in person at Dawson in the Upper Atrium…

Artists in Bloom happening April 21-28

April 6th, 2022

We are back! After a couple of years that the event could not take place due to the pandemic, Artists in Bloom is back for its 24th annual edition! We are excited to welcome you to the event and to show you what our talented student artists will produce. Artists in Bloom is an annual…

Second-year Theatre students star in Chaos

March 22nd, 2022

Second-year students of Dawson's Professional Theatre Program are presenting Chaos by Laura Lomas, directed by Stefanie Buxton.

Chaos is a series of interconnected stories, where characters search for meaning in the modern world. British playwright Laura Lomas says, "I was thinking about how I felt as a young person and how the world felt. The word "chaos" kept springing out of that. I wanted to write something in the gesture of that Chaos, as a celebration of it. ... I didn't want it to make sense, but I did want it to feel alive - all the ways I remember feeling as a teenager."

Chaos runs March 23-26 at 8 p.m. and is PWYW (pay-what-you-want) at the door. Tickets can be booked on Eventbrite; click on Read More link.


The Cripple of Inishmaan

March 9th, 2022

The second-year students of Dawson's Professional Theatre Department have been busy rehearsing for The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh, opening March 9.

Inishmaan, directed by Matt Enos, is a dark comedy about a small Irish town, pulled out of their daily routine when a Hollywood director comes to film a documentary.

Inishmaan plays March 9 - 12, at 8 pm. Proof of vaccination is required, and masks must be worn at all times. The show is free.


Andrew Katz contributed to new series of Blue Met audio stories

February 16th, 2022

Metropolis bleu / Blue Metropolis just released a series of original audio stories for kids, in English and French, that they commissioned around the theme of ecology, the environment and sustainability. Andrew Katz (Faculty, English) is the author of one of the stories. “It was a great pleasure to have gotten the chance to write and record one of them, alongside two terrific creators for young people, Mireille Messier and Sylvain Rivard. Special thanks as well to Holly Gauthier-Frankel for her invaluable voice coaching,” Andrew wrote.

You can give "Jackie's Window" and the other two stories a listen here.


Upcoming plays at Dawson

February 16th, 2022

After Heavy Weather and The Laramie Project last semester, the second-year students of Dawson's Professional Theatre Department are back with two shows in March. The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh, and Chaos, by Laura Lomas.

Inishmaan, directed by Matt Enos, is a dark comedy about a small Irish town, pulled out of their daily routine when a Hollywood director comes to film a documentary. Chaos, directed by Stefanie Buxton, is a series of interconnected stories about the chaos of the modern world.

Inishmaan plays March 9 - 12, and Chaos plays March 23 -  26. Both shows are free. Proof of vaccination is required, and masks must be worn at all times.


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