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Theatre Arts and Performance

Centennial College’s Theatre Arts and Performance program is your open door to a groundbreaking professional career in theatre. You will develop your technical skills, nurture your artistic voice, and make crucial industry connections.

Classes in acting, movement and voice will expand your artistic range across different styles of classic and contemporary performance, including live and on-camera. Build your audition skills, learn how to get an agent, and create your own dynamic demo reel.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 3 years
Starting in: September
Tuition Fee: $15,385
Location: Pickering, Canada

You’ll also gain experience as an actor-entrepreneur through independent “storefront” productions, pushing your creative boundaries to the front-line of theatre innovation, with the tools to succeed in Canada’s vibrant theatre scene.

Upon graduating, you’ll be ready to run your own theatre company or develop your career as a professional actor, director, stage manager, producer or instructor, in Canada and on the world stage.

Program Highlights

  • Train in various styles of acting, for classical and contemporary scripts, written and improvised work, traditional and movement-based staging practices, live and on-screen, etc., under the instruction of industry-leading professionals
  • Focus on entrepreneurship and networking prepares graduates for sustainable careers in theatre arts
  • Opportunities to collaborate with the other students in photography, film and television, music, dance and art programs at the Story Arts Centre

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Stage manager
  • Set designer
  • Theatre technician

Areas of Employment

  • Theatre
  • Film
  • TV
  • Commercials

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