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Theatre Arts, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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The program in Theatre Arts from Laurentian University offers a personalized learning environment in which students take courses in acting, voice, movement, mime, directing, theatre history, Canadian theatre, and theatre in education. 

About

Two main stage productions are produced each year in collaboration with Cambrian College Technical Theatre Program. Many students combine Concurrent Education and Theatre Arts, and take advantage of opportunities to work with children at the Sudbury Theatre Centre.

Affiliations with local industry professionals provide opportunities in performance, production, teaching, and playwriting. Each spring, a group of students and faculty spend a month at Providence University in Taiwan working with Taiwanese students to present a couple of plays for the English Festival.

The only Theatre degree program North of Toronto, Theatre Arts from Laurentian University offers a personalized learning environment in which students pursue both academic and practical courses in the field. Two mainstage student productions are presented each year. Practical work may include specific roles or responsibilities in professional theatre productions as well as within the Theatre Arts Program. 

Career

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Education
  • Film, journalism
  • Leisure services
  • Professional theatre
  • Public affairs
  • Public relations
  • Radio
  • Television

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Introduction to the Theatre
  • Acting 
  • Voice 
  • Theatre Movement
  • Musical Theatre 
  • Theatre History 
  • Script Analysis
  • Theatre in Education 
  • Voice and Speech 
  • Mime
  • Directing in the Theatre
  • Theories of Drama
  • Shakespeare in Performance

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill:English for English language programs or
  • French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25960 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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