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Things to do this weekend (Nov. 11-13)

1. Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum Honour & celebrate all heroes, both real & mythical, this Friday! #FNLROM! — Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) November 9, 2016 There are always places to party in Toronto on the weekend, but nothing as unique as The ROM Friday Night After Hours. This weeks theme is “Tribute”, meaning the art gallery will have […]

(Catherine Machado)

Another year, another clown

This year’s Clown production features a whole lot of new: new stage, a new sound and lighting booth and of course, a new building tucked below the Student Learning Centre. The production is an annual tradition for third-year students in performance. This year’s bunch brings an endless array of props, audience interaction and costume changes to the stage. The Ryersonian got a back-stage look before […]

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Ryerson dance students take the stage for a 25-piece showcase

Ryerson Theatre School put the talents of Ryerson students on display in its new show EnChoreo, which presented pieces danced and choreographed by first-, second- and third-year dance students. The show ran March 22-24 and was produced by Tanya Evidente, a Ryerson dance associate professor. Evidente said that this showcase served as an extension of the upper-year dance show, Choreographic Works. […]

Groups at Ryerson, such as the Tri-Mentoring program and First Generation are helping students grapple with the difficulties of succeeding at post-secondary education.

Study links educators’ skepticism to poor academic performance among minorities

Some Ryerson educators aren’t surprised at a study that says teachers who don’t believe in students might negatively affect their success. “Am I surprised? No. Am I disappointed? Yes,” says Wendy Cukier, founder of the Diversity Institute of Ryerson. “While we know unconscious bias is everywhere and we have to work to combat it.” Cukier was commenting on a recent study published […]

by Rhiannon Joseph· · News, On Campus, Top stories
Clown 2014 is a production done by the Ryerson theatre school. It runs from Thursday, October 9 until Saturday. October 11. (Courtesy Ryerson Theatre School)

Clowning around at the Ryerson theatre school

The Ryerson Theatre School will be clowning around for the next few days. Clown 2014 is a production put on as a part of the third-year performance acting curriculum. It was designed by Leah Cherniak, co-artistic director at Theatre Columbus, and has been playing for more than 10 years. “It’s an entire technique, it’s an investigation of the self,” says Anthony Perpuse, […]

New Voices showcases rising theatre talent

New Voices showcases rising theatre talent

The Ryerson Theatre School is hard at work on its annual year-end production, New Voices, which will run from March 25 to April 9. The fourth-year theatre students – from the performance, dance and production streams – have been working on their pieces since the beginning of the school year. While performance and dance students have been focusing on their […]

by Kelly McDowell· · Arts & Life, Theatre
New Voices producer Sheldon Rosen (Courtesy Ryerson Theatre School)

Q-and-A: New Voices producer Sheldon Rosen

With the Ryerson Theatre School’s annual New Voices series – showcasing dance, theatre and set design work from the program’s fourth-year students – quickly approaching on March 26, Ryersonian reporter Kelly McDowell spoke with producer Sheldon Rosen on what to expect from the show. The performance series runs until April 9. Q: What is New Voices? A: It is a variety of […]

by Kelly McDowell· · Arts & Life, Theatre
Dance review: Choreographic Works

Dance review: Choreographic Works

The two men look at each other in pain – first leaning in, then pushing away resiliently. Their ribs seem to almost puncture their skin while performing intricate movements in sync. They are fighting then reconciling, like brothers, friends or lovers. In the audience, everyone is staring at the stage, enraptured. This was the Ryerson Theatre School’s March 7 debut […]

Kenny Pearl is the producer of Choreographic Works 2014. This is his second year producing the show. (Ryerson Theatre School)

Choreographic Works set to return

Ryerson’s Theatre School is back at it with its annual Choreographic Works dance series. The first performance is slated for March 7 and Ryerson dance students in second, third and fourth years will showcase their original choreography work during the series. Kenny Pearl is working on his second year as producer and says he is excited about the progress he […]

by Kelly McDowell· · Arts & Life, Theatre
Q-and-A with Choreographic Works producer Kenny Pearl

Q-and-A with Choreographic Works producer Kenny Pearl

The Ryersonian’s Kelly McDowell sits down with Choreographic Works 2014 producer, Kenny Pearl.  Choreographic Works is Ryerson Theatre School’s largest dance extravaganza. This year, it will run every night from March 7 -15 with two dates featuring matinee performances. For tickets and show time information visit the Ryerson Theatre School’s website. Q: What is the general idea of Choreographic Works? Kenny Pearl […]

by Kelly McDowell· · Arts & Life, Theatre
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