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The Ryerson Theatre School will soon be moving from its current 44 Gerrard St. location. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Community should be top priority for universities

The Ryerson Theatre School building has performed its final act. As of last week, 44 Gerrard St. is no longer the place for students to study theatre, dance and production. Instead, it is getting transformed into the Centre for Urban Innovation, which will house various research groups, such as Ryerson Urban Water, the Centre for Urban Energy, the Data Science […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, Opinion
(Courtesy of Araya Mengesha)

Ryerson’s theatre school alumni bid farewell to the building

Now that the theatre school building has closed down, alumni reflect on their time at Ryerson. 1. Araya Mengesha, actor on CBC’s Shoot the Messenger “I’m kind of sad [that the building is closing down]. We were just on our own in this old building and there’s something about that felt like it was a world of our own. With that […]

by Kayla Rosen· · Arts & Life
(Alexia Kapralos/Ryersonian Staff)

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. […]

(Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson in talks with city to find new theatre school: Lachemi

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 […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus, On Campus
The development proposal posted on the Student Learning Centre in Toronto on Jan. 25, 2016(Olivia McLeod/Ryersonian Staff).

Ryerson theatre school gets permits for move to SLC

Ryerson theatre school students will have a new space in the Student Learning Centre (SLC) come fall 2016 after the university received full construction permits for the space in early December, the university has confirmed.

by Krista Hessey· · News
The Ryerson Theatre School will soon be moving from its current 44 Gerrard St. location. (Aengus Mulroney / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Theatre School to find a temporary home in the SLC

Ryerson Theatre School students will soon have a temporary new home: the lower levels of the Student Learning Centre (SLC), where space meant for retail is sitting unused. Students have known a move was on the horizon since last October, when The Ryersonian reported that the building at 44 Gerrard St. had become badly worn down. The theatre school will leave that building by the end of the year to occupy renovated space […]

by Aengus Mulroney· · News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 8

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from, and from the Canadian University Press. Here are the stories mentioned in this week’s podcast: Mayor Ford admits during city council meeting to buying illegal drugs. LIVE: Anti Rob Ford protest […]