Actor - Singer
“The young lady with the blazing smile and the light comic touch”
-Patrick Langston, The Ottawa Citizen
Katie Ryerson is a Toronto based Betty Award winning and Rideau Award nominated Actor. She holds a BFA in Performance Acting from Ryerson University and completed the Citadel/Banff Professional Theatre Training Program in 2017.
Shifting easily from musicals, to Shakespeare, to everything in between, Katie’s work has taken her across Canada. She has originated roles in six Canadian Premieres, including Hilda in Tracey Power’s GLORY (Western Canada Theatre & Alberta Theatre Projects), Anya in Drew Hayden Taylor’s Sir John A: Acts of A Gentrified Ojibway Rebellion (National Arts Centre), and Lily in Beverley Cooper’s Janet Wilson Meets the Queen (Great Canadian Theatre Company).
Other favourite credits include: Cinderella in Into the Woods (Thousand Islands Playhouse), Halley in Armstrong’s War (Sudbury Theatre Centre), Deb in Ordinary Days and Alice in The Drowning Girls (Great Canadian Theatre Company), Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (The Globe), and Rosalind in As You Like It (a Company of Fools).
Katie is currently performing in the Western Canada Theatre’s National Tour of GLORY, on-stage all summer at Drayton Entertainment and the Thousand Islands Playhouse.