Professional Theatre (Acting and Design) Diploma

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  • Objectives
    The Program teaches students the essential skills required to work in today's theatre industry using professionally equipped facilities. The Theatre Program offers training to future actors as well as to students interested in working behind the scenes on the technical and design aspects of theatre productions. Actors gain experience in both the intimacy of a studio theatre and on a full-sized proscenium stage, while designers and technicians develop their skills through hands-on production experience. Students begin working on stage productions in their second semester and spend roughly a quarter of their time on them each semester.
  • Academic Title
    Professional Theatre (Acting and Design) Diploma
  • Course description
    Students in the Acting Option (561.C0) take classes in acting for the stage, acting for the camera, theatre creation, performance, movement, voice, text, professional management and theatre history during the three years of the program. Areas of concentration include improvisation, character study, speech, text analysis, mime, dance, masks and rehearsal work related to scene study, auditioning, and all fully staged productions.

    The Design Option provides professional instruction in stimulating and imaginative behind-the-scene careers.  You will explore many aspects of Design, including Set and Costume Design, Lighting and properties and how they apply to theatre and other camera associated media.  There will be an emphasis on practicality, public performances and productions.

    The Technical Option provides an exciting and creative curriculum of courses which covers all the technical and design aspects of Lighting, Sound, Scenic Construction and Properties Fabrication.  You will receive training in the organizational skills required fr stage and production management in the theatre and entertainment industry.  In conjunction with the Acting and Desigh Options there will be a great emphasis on public performances and production.

    Acting Option 561.C0


    1st Semester

    561-114     Theatre History I
    561-213     Introduction to Voice I
    561-313     Introduction to Movement I
    561-413     Theatre Creation I
    561-516     Acting I
    603-101     English
    345-103     Humanities
    109-___     Physical Education
    ___-___     Complementary

    2nd Semester

    561-124     Theatre History II
    561-223     Introduction to Voice II
    561-323     Introduction to Movement II
    561-423     Theatre Creation II
    561-526     Acting II
    603-102     English
    602-___     French
    345-102     Humanities
    109-___     Physical Education

    Set and Costume
    Design Option
    &
    Managment and
    Technical Option
    561.A0

    1st Semester

    561-G1D     Introduction to Design I
    561-G1C     Scenery Construction I
    561-G1E     Costume Execution I
    561-G1R     Scenic Drafting I
    561-G1H     Theatre in Perspective I
    603-___     English
    345-___     Humanities
    109-___     Physical Education
    602-___     French

    2nd Semester
    561-G2D     Introduction to Design II
    561-G2C     Scenery Construction II
    561-G2E     Costume Execution II
    561-G2R     Scenic Drafting II
    561-G2H     Theatre in Perspective II
    561-G1M     Introduction to Media
    561-G2B     Introduction to Stage
    603-___     English
    602-___     French
    345-___     Humanities
     ___-___      Complimentary

    All students must pass the Ministerial Examination of College English and a Comprehensive Assessment in Theatre.

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