Theatre Arts and Performance – Centennial College

Program Info

School: Centennial College
Faculty: School of Communications, Media, Arts and Design
Degree: Diploma; Online; Advanced
Field of Study: Acting
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Description: Centennial College’s Theatre Arts and Performance program is your open door to a groundbreaking professional career in theatre. You’ll develop your technical skills, nurture your artistic voice and make crucial industry connections.

Classes in acting, movement and voice will expand your artistic range across different styles of classic and contemporary performance, including live and on-camera. You’ll also build your audition skills, learn how to get an agent and create your own dynamic demo reel. Through independent “storefront” productions, meanwhile, you’ll gain experience as an actor-entrepreneur, pushing your creative boundaries to the front-line of theatre innovation and gaining the tools to succeed in Canada’s vibrant theatre scene. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to run your own theatre company or develop your career as a professional actor, director, stage manager, producer or instructor, in Canada and on the world stage.

URL: Theatre Arts and Performance at Centennial College
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,145

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.

Careers: Actors and Comedians; Directors

Facts

LOCATION: Toronto, Ontario
SCHOOL TYPE: College
LANGUAGE: English
FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE Students: 24,334
ENTRANCE DATES: January, May, September
CANADIAN STUDENT TUITION STARTING AT: $1,933
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION STARTING AT: $3,970
TELEPHONE: (416) 289-5393
FAX: (416) 289-5352
EMAIL: international@centennialcollege.ca
ADDRESS: 941 Progress Ave, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

About

Over the past 55 years, Centennial College has transformed itself from a local community college to a worldly institution, with a presence in countries such as China, India, South Korea and Brazil. Our focus has always been on preparing graduates to enter the workforce while teaching our students to be leaders. We’ve worked hard to build lasting partnerships with local communities while preparing our graduates to succeed globally – work we are confident has led to our #1 ranking in the Greater Toronto Area for graduate satisfaction. Locally, we continue to offer industry-recognized full- and part-time programs at five Toronto campuses. Whether in our classrooms, our labs or the community, Centennial students experience the real world before they even graduate. They’re job-ready, and that’s a fact employers have told us, as more than 88 percent of those who have employed Centennial grads are satisfied or very satisfied with their hires.

 

On Campus Housing

Centennial College has grown rapidly over the past several years, and demand for student housing outgrew the capacity of our older facility on Progress Avenue. Knowing that a lack of access to a residence is an impediment for students from outside the GTA, Centennial constructed the eight-storey Centennial Residence and Culinary Arts Centre at its Progress Campus. The striking new building takes the shape of a quadrangle with a central courtyard to allow natural light to reach all of the residence rooms. Housing up to 740 students in two- and four-bedroom arrangements, each suite includes its own kitchen and bathroom. Students also have access to communal kitchens and lounge spaces for larger social gatherings. Every resident has his or her own bedroom. For more information on Residence, visit www.centennial-place.ca. For questions and inquiries about the Residence, contact it directly by emailing centennialresidence@studenthousing.com or calling 416-438-2216, ext. 6294.

 

Off Campus Housing

The Centennial College Student Association Inc. (CCSAI) partners with an off-campus housing service company called Places4Students Inc. The company makes sure that finding a home is headache-free through its free-to-search database, which lets you see the property before deciding to contact the landlord. For more information, visit:

Incoming Students

 

For first year students, orientation activities for both academic and Centennial College Student Association programs, and personalized success plans are provided for you. You are also encouraged to take advantage of our free ‘success skills’ workshops offered throughout the year. Peer mentors and International advisors are also available at every campus to help you transition to life in Canada, and at Centennial.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:* These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English

Applicants are required to have: an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older); and English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

All candidates must attend a mandatory program admission session, where you will be required to audition. For the audition: prepare two contrasting monologues – one classic and one contemporary (or self-written). Monologues should be no more than one and a half minutes in length. You may be asked to respond to additional coaching or direction. Please bring a resume and be prepared to discuss your previous experience as well as your current interests in theatre practice. We highly recommend that candidates attend a program admission session in-person, but under extenuating circumstances, a video and resume can be submitted for review and evaluation. Please contact for the program coordinator for details.

Fees & Scholarships

Tuition Fees

International: $17,145

Notes for International Students:

 

Fees vary by program. Degree programs have higher fees. Please visit the website for more information, at https://www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/tuition-and-fees/tuition-information/.

FINANCIAL AID

ACCESS STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES

Students can now submit inquiries and documents directly to Student Financial Services via CASS – Centennial Access to Student Services form. The queue will streamline student inquiries and document uploads related to scholarships and bursaries, the Ontario Student Assistance Program, tuition deposit waivers, promissory notes and more. The efficiency will allow us to enhance how we support students’ financial needs.

Follow the link for detailed information on financial aid

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