Lucy Rupert

Independent Dance Artist

Lucy founded Blue Ceiling dance in 2004 as an umbrella for her creative endeavours. She began choreographing as a way to explore and expand her potential as a performer and has maintained this drive as the company’s vision and scope has grown.  Lucy trained at the University of Waterloo in the Dance and Music Depts. simultaneously gearing for careers in dance and music performance. After graduating she attended the School of Toronto Dance Theatre briefly, then launched into a career as an independent dance artist. 

In 2003 Lucy obtained a Master of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in History, specializing in comparative cultural history in pre-WWI Europe. As a freelance artist in dance and theatre, Lucy has been fortunate to work with noted Canadian companies Fujiwara Dance Inventions, Anandam Dance, Sashar Zarif Dance, Little Pear Garden Collective, Puppetmongers Theatre, Volcano Theatre and Theatre Passe Muraille, and to dance in the works of William Yong, Allison Cummings and Angela Blumberg among others.

For over a decade Lucy has been performing with Theatre Rusticle playing roles ranging from the Ship Titanic to Pierre Trudeau, the Bird in Peter and the Wolf and Marwood from Congreve’s The Way of the World.