RDC grad wins Best Performance by an Alberta Actress Award

By Troy Gillard (Twitter: @Troy_Gillard)
May 11, 2017 - 10:33am

A graduate of the Red Deer College Motion Picture Arts program has been honoured with the province's top acting award.

Carlee Ryski won Best Performance by an Alberta Actress at The Rosies held in Edmonton at the end of April.

The annual gala for the Alberta Film & Television Awards brings out Alberta’s brightest stars and industry professionals to honour and celebrate the year’s best in production. Over 50 Rosie Awards were presented, recognizing excellence in all aspects of Alberta’s screen-based content.

Ryski’s award-winning performance was for her role as Grace in the Guerrilla Motion Pictures film "On the Rocks."

Ryski was born in St. Albert and began performing at a young age. She attended RDC's Motion Picture Arts Action program from 2012 - 2014. During her time in post secondary, Carlee was involved in the production of 'Under the Acorn Tree' (2012), which won Best Short Film at MOAB International Film Festival in 2013, People's Choice Award and Best Dramatic Short at Edmonton Short Film Festival.

Other noteworthy works for Ryski include CBC's documentary, 'When the Devil Knocks' (2010).

(RDC, IMDb.com)

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