Что я буду изучать?

Develop a clear sense of your own theatrical identity as you train to become an adaptable performer, grounded in a full range of acting for contemporary theatre. Our program offers room to be artistically daring as you create your own work.

First, you’ll acquire a broad theatre base, building a creative vocabulary for collaborative projects. Then, you’ll take courses in movement, voice, and character. As you progress and your skill base grows, you’ll focus on specialty performance and advanced techniques, such as Elizabethan text, Chinese opera, or stage combat.

Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to gain performance experience. Many students elect to complete a supervised internship in the field.

By the end of the program, you will be at ease with multiple theatrical styles, with profound knowledge of theatre performance that you can apply directly to the stage.

Curriculum

Acting for the Theatre students begin by taking core theatre courses with all theatre students. As you progress and your skill base grows, you will take classes in specialty performance areas and advanced techniques.

Sample classes

  • Acting
  • Character and Text
  • Theatre Movement
  • Voice and Speech

You may also choose from courses that cover all practical aspects of theatre, including stage management, production, and dramaturgy.

Facilities

Either recently created or completely renovated, our performance spaces encourage creativity. You will rehearse in smart rooms that look out over the city, perform in theatres with beautiful acoustics and great sightlines, and build sets and props in incredible workshops. It’s hard to imagine what we can't do in these facilities:

  • Multiple performance spaces, from the large, refurbished D.B. Clarke Theatre and Loyola’s F.C. Smith Auditorium, to the Cazalet Studio, our intimate black box space
  • Four acting studios with sprung floors and contemporary projection and integrated sound systems (two also have lighting grids)
  • Two design classrooms and a lighting lab
  • A costume shop, plus costume storage space and a dye lab
  • A fully equipped scene construction shop and prop storage

Performances

Throughout your degree, you will participate in class projects, departmental productions, and student-led shows. You may also take advantage of professional and extracurricular opportunities where you might apply your talents. You could be involved in:

  • Most theatre classes have performance elements, and acting students often audition for scenes in the Directing class
  • Four main stage department shows
  • Cabaret nights hosted by the Concordia Association of Students in Theatre (CAST)
  • Short works theatre festival: as part of a Student Initiated Production Assignment (SIPA), five teams of students produce a 20 to 40 minute play

After your degree

At the end of the program, you will be at ease with multiple theatrical styles and will have gained profound knowledge of theatre you can apply directly to the stage. This program also serves as an excellent basis for advanced studies at the graduate level or in specialized schools. The program encourages the development of autonomous thinkers and theatre-makers, with the ability to create their own work, and many students go on to form their own theatre companies.

Our graduates possess an excellent foundation for any career in which communication and collaboration are integral, including:

  • Actor
  • Producer or director
  • Running a theatre company
  • Acting instructor
  • Artistic director
  • Performance curator

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Faculty of Fine Arts

Варианты обучения

Очная (Minimum of three or four years)

Цена
Tuition Fee: CAN $13,140 for 18 credits; Registration fee: CAN $26.52; Compulsory fees (total): CAN $841.74
Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Сентябрь 2022

Где

Faculty of Fine Arts

1515 Ste. Catherine Street. West.,

MONTREAL,

Quebec (QC),

H3G 2W1, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для студентов, проживающих в Соединенных Штатах

Other English language requirements: TOEFL (paper-based) score 577 or higher; MELAB min. score: 85, 3 on speaking test; CAEL min. score: 70; CAE min. score: A; CPE (advanced qualification for proficient users only) min. score: C.

Для иностранных студентов

Applicants from countries and education systems not specified above are generally admissible if they meet the academic and English-language proficiency requirements for admission to Concordia University, provided they achieve above-average grades overall and in pre-university mathematics courses in their home country. This would translate roughly to a 3.00 CGPA (on a 4.30 scale) or the equivalent of a "B" grade at Concordia University.

In most cases, final grade 11 and mid-term grade 12 results are used to calculate admissions averages. A test of English proficiency may also be required.

English Language Requirements

TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language: TOEFL iBT or TOEFL iBT Special home edition: Score between 63 and 74, with no more than two parts under 15.

IELTS – International English Language Testing System: IELTS score of 5.5 or 5 and in both cases, only two bands as low as 4.5.

DET – Duolingo English Test: DET score between 90 and 104.

CAEL – Canadian Academic English Language Assessment: CAEL minimum overall score of 40 with no part under 30

PTE Academic – Pearson English Language Test: Overall score of 45 to 49 with only two parts as low as 43.

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