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 […]
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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 […]
Pre-show entertainment is something sports fans usually see only in the big leagues, but two Ryerson students have changed that.
If you’re stressed out about your grades, your finances or your future, Ryerson Theatre School’s latest production might offer you some validation.
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more
The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.
Ryerson brings a taste of Broadway to the stage with guest director Blair Williams.
Kudelka meets Ryerson Dances 2015 runs from Nov. 24-28 at the Ryerson Theatre, 44 Gerrard St. E.
Performance-acting student Dylan Brenton sat in a guest lecture at Ryerson Theatre School, listening to Canadian actor Philip Akin talk about starting a production company to create change in Toronto’s theatre community. That same day in October 2013, Brenton created a Facebook page for his own production team, the Wolf Manor Theatre Collective. Today, the page has almost 600 likes. […]
No matter if you are a misfit, down on luck, or in the outskirts of society, you will find a home with the characters in The Ryerson Theatre School’s rendition of Balm in Gilead. Opening to an almost-packed house on its March 4 debut, The Ryerson Theatre School transformed their stage into a 24-hour greasy spoon, dubbed Frank’s Café. The […]
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 […]
By Natalie Marynowski and Pema Tsering The classic tale of the missing glass slipper is being brought to life this week by actors and dancers of the Ryerson Theatre School. Written by Kate Hawley and directed by Peggy Shannon, this musical production of British pantomime combines both a dirty, naughty script and kid-friendly characters, making the show enjoyable for the […]
Ryerson Theatre School students will be moved out of their current building by the end of 2015, according to Gerd Hauck, dean of the faculty of communication and design. The school is moving locations because the building has been worn down over the years. “Any old building that is used very heavily will decay over time. The theatre school is […]
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, […]
By Sarah Jones Sarah Hopkin, a fourth-year dance student, moves fluidly around a dance studio on the third floor of the Ryerson Theatre School (RTS), nimbly and unseeingly avoiding the many tripping obstacles on the floor. Like many of Toronto’s architectural fixtures, RTS seems to be in a continual process of renewal, which involves a conveyor belt of construction implements […]
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 […]