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Third-year, Sierra Richardson and fourth-year, Connor Mitton, rehearse before Ryerson Dances 2016 launches. (Courtesy Megan Stephens)

Ryerson Dances 2016

Juggling course work, electives and rehearsing for a major production may seem unmanageable to most. But it’s what Ryerson dance students have been doing for the last two months in preparation for their annual fall production. Ryerson Dances, the School of Performance’s showcase for third and fourth-year students, brings together 62 dancers to perform three brand new routines. The dancers […]

Performance students draw on real-life experiences for show

Performance students draw on real-life experiences for show

Student-run and student-made – that’s what Ryerson’s upper-year dance show Choreographic Works is all about.

Theatre students bring a taste of Vienna to the stage

Theatre students bring a taste of Vienna to the stage

Third-year theatre students are upping the ante for their annual winter production, bringing more sex, violence and Nazis than ever before. Set in Austria during the depression, Tales from the Vienna Woods follows a young woman as she falls in love with another man in the midst of her engagement party, and the aftermath that follows as her life and […]

Ryerson Dances ‘Into the Storm’

Ryerson Dances ‘Into the Storm’

When tragedy strikes, sometimes it’s hard to find the light in all the darkness. But choreographer Hanna Kiel has done just that. With the help of 19 Ryerson dance students she will be translating her personal experiences with death and illness into a contemporary dance piece, using movement and lights in place of words and pictures to tell her story. […]

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