• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Acting, from first to fourth year levels, directing, theatre history and technical theatre courses offer students a full range of theatre options linked to both the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degrees, such as this Theatre Arts program from the Thompson Rivers University. 

About

In addition, theatre students can acquire credit through their participation and performance in several major productions staged by the department each year.

Providing training for more than 25 years, the Theatre Major is the only one outside the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island region offering a full range of university-level theatre arts courses.

Careers

Many graduates of Theatre Arts programme at Thompson Rivers University continue to perform and train in professional and community capacities long after finishing their theatre arts major.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Theatre Appreciation: From Page to Stage
  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Introduction to Acting
  • Play Production
  • Acting and Character Portrayal
  • Introduction to Technical Theatre 
  • Production and Stage Management
  • Acting and Character Portrayal
  • Introduction to Technical Theatre 
  • Production and Stage Management 
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Play Production

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:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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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

Open admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or Mature Student Status
  • English 12/English 12 First Peoples 73%

Admission to each major program may have specific requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16800 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 67200 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
$8400/semester x duration of the program in semesters (1 year = 2 semesters)

Living costs for Kamloops

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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