If you’re longing for romance, treasure and adventure, you’re in luck. For the holidays, Ryerson’s School of Performance actors will be bringing to life an adaptation of the swashbuckling coming of age tale, Treasure Island. For the last six weeks, the cast of 15 graduating fourth-year actors and the entire third-year class have been working together six days a week in […]
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After 18 months of planning and waiting, Ryerson’s School of Performance has finally moved into its new home. The school moved into new studio spaces in the basement of the Student Learning Centre (SLC) starting Monday. Previously, the school was housed in the old Theatre School building at 44 Gerrard St. E., which is now closed. “I think the students […]
To my dear theatre school building, For four years, 44 Gerrard St. was my sanctuary. Looking back now, it was the place where I grew into myself, where I fell in love with people and ideas, where barriers were torn down, bonds were built and pains led to rewards. Now that the time has come for the program to move […]
The Ryerson Theatre School building is ending its run with one last production: The Possibilities. The play, which was written by Howard Barker and directed by Brendan Healy, premiered Sept. 30 in the Abrams Studio Theatre. Its final performance will be Oct. 6, marking the last curtain call at 44 Gerrard St. When it comes to the synopsis of the […]
By Shane Perusse Ryerson is working with the City of Toronto to find the theatre school a new, permanent home, said interim president Mohamed Lachemi. But the process could take about five years. “We are in a very serious discussion with the mayor’s office, including (with) the mayor himself,” Lachemi said, mentioning that he is also in talks with a number […]
Fourth year Ryerson theatre student Danny Ghantous will stand in the spotlight this month at the Factory Theatre in Toronto, Canada’s first company devoted entirely to Canadian plays. Ghantous plays the role of a Palestinian teenager named Sadiq in the politically charged production, A Line in the Sand. This is Ghantous’s first leading role outside of the Ryerson Theatre School […]