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  • 12 months
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Overview

In the Centennial College 's Performing Arts Fundamentals program you'll develop core skills in music, theatre and dance, but can customize your program experience through advanced elective courses and express your talents in collaborative, multidisciplinary performance projects. You'll also attend shows and network with leading industry professionals throughout Toronto's cultural hub and will leave the program with a personalized, professional video portfolio to help launch your career or explore additional performing arts education options. 

As a graduate of this arts certificate program, you'll have the opportunity for direct entry into Centennial College's School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design programs such as: Dance Performance (two-year diploma), Music Industry Arts and Performance (three-year advanced diploma) or Theatre Arts and Performance (three-year advanced diploma). 

Career Outlook

  • Musician
  • Actor
  • Dancer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:C

  • Jazz 
  • Private Lessons 
  • Contemporary Performance Analysis
  • Creativity in Context

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    51

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General Requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Grade 12 English C or U or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for admission.
Eligibility 
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent or mature student status (19 years or older).
Additional Requirements
  • Candidates are asked to complete an ungraded, online questionnaire describing their experience and interests in the performing arts. 

Technological Requirements

This program requires you to have and use a mobile computing device that meets or exceeds the recommended hardware and software requirements. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14937 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14937 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2721 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2721 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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