DancePak announces 2016-17 roster
TORONTO - The Ryerson Rams Dance Pak is pleased to announce its 2016/2017 team.
This season’s 16 dancer roster is comprised of 11 returning members and just 5 freshman, the smallest rookie class to date.
Lauren Arendse – 2nd year Creative Industries (Pickering, ON)
Kathleen Barbieri – 1st year Nursing (Vaughan, ON)
Alex Berry – 1st year Performance Dance (Toronto, ON)
Kim deBruyn – 2nd year Social Work (Vaughan, ON)
Annie Dewar – 3rd year Interior Design (St. Catharines, ON)
Melanie Ebbett – 1st year Performance Dance (Vancouver, BC)
Sarah Elisio – 1st year Business Management (Aurora, ON)
Jade Espejo – 2nd year Media Production (Brampton, ON)
Veronica Garay – 2nd year New Media (Woodbridge, ON)
Zoe George – 4th year Professional Communications (Burlington, ON)
Laura Gowling – 3rd year Retail Management (Brantford, ON)
Julia Greenough – 1st year Business Management (Sudbury, ON)
Vanessa Hutchinson – 2nd year Business Management (Etobicoke, ON)
Sacha Lank – 3rd year Creative Industries (Toronto, ON)
Emily Salinas – 1st year Child and Youth Care (Toronto, ON)
Jenn Taylor – 2nd year Retail Management (Mississauga, ON)
The team has begun preparing their routines for the upcoming basketball and volleyball seasons including the 2017 CIS Women’s Volleyball Championships. Practices will intensify in November as they continue to rehearse for games in addition to commencing preparations for their competition season.
The DancePak will compete in 3 collegiate dance competitions in March against up to 20 other university and college dance teams from across Ontario and as far as Regina, Sask. The team hopes to improve on their 2nd and 4th Overall Team finishes from 2016.