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Performance - Production, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Toronto, Canada
Develop the ideas and ingenuity of the behind-the-scenes professionals who help bring new projects to life at the Performance - Production at the Ryerson University.
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Use creativity and technical skills to facilitate the many aspects of a stage show, from sets and props, to lighting and sound, to technical direction and theatre management.

Distinctive Learning

Visiting directors, choreographers and other artists; annual season of theatre and dance productions; comprehensive practical training; theatre and industry tours; independent project.

After Graduation

Make an impact on Canada’s performing arts industries with advanced training in this vibrant field: work in stage, film, television, festivals and concerts; explore roles such as director, lighting or sound technician; become a set or costume designer, stage manager or teacher; work in trade and industrial shows. Pursue a postgraduate program in the arts after the Performance - Production at the Ryerson University.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Elements of Production
  • Time Lines of Performance History
  • Production Technique
  • Design Communication
  • Landmarks of Choreographic Development
  • Conceiving the Production

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Supplementary Form
  • Supporting Documents
  • Non-Academic Requirements
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28638 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28638 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7046 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7046 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic Fees Range: $7,046 - $7,814
  • International Fees Range: $28,638 - $29,611

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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