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Pavlo Bosyy

Pavlo Bosyy

Associate Professor of Theatre

Associate Professor of Theatre Production, and Co-Director of the Production Programme in the School of Performance at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly known as Ryerson University) Toronto (Ontario, Canada) Pavlo Bosyy has taught Theatre Arts, History, and Humanities for more than 30 years at the college and university level. Pavlo also worked as the Principal Resident Designer (Scenographer) at Kirovohrad State Puppet Theatre and Kropyvnytsky State Theatre, both in Kropyvnytsky (Ukraine).

He designed or directed for more than 200 projects at regional and academic theatres in Canada, Ukraine and the USA and at the Off-Broadway companies. Pavlo’s work has been featured in the Southeastern Theatre Conference, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the United States Institute for Theatre Technology’s Young Designers’ Forum, and in other numerous international conferences in the United States and Western Europe.

He has participated in theatre design exhibits such as World Stage Design and Ming’s Clambake portfolio review. Pavlo is a four-time participant of Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, and three-time participant of Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design. Professional credits include Volyn State Puppet Theatre, Odessa Theatre for the Young Audiences, Poltava State Puppet Theatre (all in Ukraine), Le Ballet du Siècle de Taipei (Taipei, Taiwan), New York Fringe Festival, Equity Showcases at Take Wing and Soar company, Yangtze Repertory Company and The Billie Holiday Theatre (NYC), Michigan’s Meadowbrook Theatre, Plowshares Theatre Company and Jewish Ensemble Theatre, Texas Shakespeare Festival and Daemon Theatre (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

Pavlo has served as a Judge for The Global Undergraduate Awards for four times (including two times as Chair Judge) in the Music, Film & Theatre category.

Pavlo holds the MFA degree in Production Design and Technology from Ohio University (USA); he is a member of UNIMA and ADC.

Research Interests

Computer Assisted Drafting-Vectorworks; Projection Design for Performance; Technical Support for Realization of Artistic Ideation; Art Direction; Museum Installations