Post Tagged with: "Ryerson Theatre School"

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Rye’s School of Performance has moved into its new home

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 […]

by Behdad Mahichi· · News, On Campus
Members of Ryerson Theatre School's class of 2011. (Courtesy Jessica Way)

Dear RTS building: a love letter

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 […]

REVIEW: The final bow at the Ryerson Theatre School building

REVIEW: The final bow at the Ryerson Theatre School building

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 Kayla Rosen· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts, Theatre
Ryerson lost the game to Western 2-1 in overtime. Photo Josh Beneteau/ Ryersonian Staff

RTS students bring big production to Rams game

Pre-show entertainment is something sports fans usually see only in the big leagues, but two Ryerson students have changed that.

by Bianca Guzzo· · Hockey, Sports
Two quirky families collide in Ryerson Theatre School’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Two quirky families collide in Ryerson Theatre School’s ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

If you’re stressed out about your grades, your finances or your future, Ryerson Theatre School’s latest production might offer you some validation.

by Lee North· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts, Theatre
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

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.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Theatre production students steal the spotlight in ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Theatre production students steal the spotlight in ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

Ryerson brings a taste of Broadway to the stage with guest director Blair Williams.

Ryerson Dances poster. (courtesy of Ryerson Theatre School)

Performance of a lifetime: Ryerson dancers team up with famous choreographer Kudelka

Kudelka meets Ryerson Dances 2015 runs from Nov. 24-28 at the Ryerson Theatre, 44 Gerrard St. E.

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Theatre
Staying true to a collective, Wolf Manor Theatre works to break traditional molds

Staying true to a collective, Wolf Manor Theatre works to break traditional molds

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. […]

by Deepika Shewaramani· · Arts & Life, Theatre
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In Review: Balm in Gilead

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 […]

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 Theatre School presents the classic tale of Cinderella

Ryerson Theatre School presents the classic tale of Cinderella

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 […]

Theatre school looks for new home

Theatre school looks for new home

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 […]

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, […]

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Review: New Voices piece conveys water through dance

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 […]

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

VIDEO: Is the Ryerson theatre school haunted?

by Jordan White· · Arts & Life, Theatre