48 months
30013 CAD/year
7087 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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By taking the Performance - Production program from Toronto Metropolitan University, you’ll study in dedicated facilities including the proscenium stage, black box theatre, rehearsal halls, dance studios, light and sound lab, scene shop and costume workshops. 

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Explore all aspects of contemporary design, making and management for theatre and live performance, including scenic and costume design, construction, lighting, audio and emerging creative technologies; site specific design; production and stage management, and producing. Complete a work placement and a self-directed capstone project. Through enhanced promotion of collaboration and innovation you will work alongside emerging artists, designers, animators, filmmakers and performers. You’ll learn from visiting directors, choreographers and designers, along with a highly skilled team of full-time faculty and staff with years of professional and/or academic experience. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to work in design and production of large corporate events, live concert events and innumerable theatrical and dance settings.

In April 2022, Ryerson University changed its name to Toronto Metropolitan University . Learn more about the institution's next chapter.

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. After graduating from the Performance - Production program at Toronto Metropolitan University, you may work as a director, costume designer, stage manager, lighting designer or event producer. Or, pursue graduate studies in the arts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
  • English/anglais (ENG 4U/EAE 4U preferred).
  • The minimum grade required in the subject prerequisite (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30013 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30013 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7087 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7087 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • Domestic Fees Range: $7,087 - $7,805
  • International Fees Range: $30,013 - $31,003

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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