Alisha Ruiss

Alisha Ruiss is a Montreal-based writer, voice teacher and performing artist. She initiated the first musical theatre writing course with the Canadian Musical Theatre Writers’ Collective in Montreal, and organized CREATED, a bilingual, multi-disciplinary retreat for Christian artists.   

Bio last updated March 1st, 2021.

Alisha Ruiss

Articles by Alisha Ruiss

  • The Word That Gives Birth to Art

    Montreal actor, singer and writer Alisha Ruiss reflects on the way a collaborative event she long dreamed of creating was given flesh by musical theatre artists at the city’s Segal Centre this past spring.

    To say yes to the love story of God, to carry Him – and thus, others, as He is always in the least of these – is to open oneself to life abundant, replete with both joy and suffering That Word was made flesh and dwelt amongst me and my loved ones, pouring Himself out through the hands of my mother a...

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  • The Scandal of Falling in Love

    Falling in love is like falling up stairs – nothing to fear as long as you follow the right steps, says Montreal writer Alisha Ruiss.

    Knowing this, would it not then make sense to accept falling in love and allow the Spirit to work within that experience? We could then go freely about our duty, rather than averting our eyes and muttering something to God about being preserved from temptation and allow the same awe-filled response ...

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