Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Acting at Concordia University in Canada

Concordia University 36 Month
Canada Full Time
Bachelor’s Onsite

Develop a clear sense of your own theatrical identity as you train to become an adaptable performer, grounded in a full range of acting for contemporary theatre. Our program offers room to be artistically daring as you create your own work.

First, you’ll acquire a broad theatre base, building a creative vocabulary for collaborative projects. Then, you’ll take courses in movement, voice, and character. As you progress and your skill base grows, you’ll focus on specialty performance and advanced techniques, such as Elizabethan text, Chinese opera, or stage combat.

Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to gain performance experience. Many students elect to complete a supervised internship in the field.

By the end of the program, you will be at ease with multiple theatrical styles, with profound knowledge of theatre performance that you can apply directly to the stage.

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Description/Details:

Develop a clear sense of your own theatrical identity as you train to become an adaptable performer, grounded in a full range of acting for contemporary theatre. Our program offers room to be artistically daring as you create your own work. First, you’ll acquire a broad theatre base, building a creative vocabulary for collaborative projects. Then, you’ll take courses in movement, voice, and character. As you progress and your skill base grows, you’ll focus on specialty performance and advanced techniques, such as Elizabethan text, Chinese opera, or stage combat. Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to gain performance experience. Many students elect to complete a supervised internship in the field. By the end of the program, you will be at ease with multiple theatrical styles, with profound knowledge of theatre performance that you can apply directly to the stage.

Level/Field(s) of Study:
Directing and Theatrical Production Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Teaching Language:
English
Admission Requirements:

This program is only available for Fall admission.
Minimum cut-off averages
Quebec CEGEP: DEC
High School: C+
University Transfers (internal/external): C
Bacc. français: 11
International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma: 26
Course requirements for admission
None. You must meet Concordia’s minimum admission requirements.

Additional requirements for admission
Letter of Intent
Audition
It is your responsibility to book an interview.

When preparing your application, please remember:

Audition booking deadline: March 1
Check program availability for the fall as late applications will continue to be accepted for certain programs for an undetermined amount of time
Applicants must apply online before booking an audition.
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.

About the University/Institution:

Concordia University is a public comprehensive research university located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1974 following the merger of Loyola College and Sir George Williams University, Concordia is one of the three universities in Quebec where English is the primary language of instruction (the others being McGill and Bishop’s). As of the 2018-19 academic year, there were 46,829 students enrolled in credit courses at Concordia, making the university among the largest in Canada by enrollment. The university has two campuses, set approximately 7 kilometers (4 miles) apart: Sir George Williams Campus is the main campus, located in Downtown Montreal in an area known as Quartier Concordia; and Loyola Campus in the residential district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.With four faculties, a school of graduate studies and numerous colleges, centers and institutes, Concordia offers over 300 undergraduate and 100 graduate programs and courses

Application Deadline:

Inside Canada
March 1

Certain programs have extended their deadlines. Please check the program availability.
Admission to this program is only available for the Fall Term.

Outside Canada
(International)
February 1
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.

Additional Information:

Acting for the Theatre students begin by taking core theatre courses with all theatre students. As you progress and your skill base grows, you will take classes in specialty performance areas and advanced techniques.

Sample classes

  • Acting
  • Character and Text
  • Theatre Movement
  • Voice and Speech

You may also choose from courses that cover all practical aspects of theatre, including stage management, production, and dramaturgy.

Facilities

Either recently created or completely renovated, our performance spaces encourage creativity. You will rehearse in smart rooms that look out over the city, perform in theatres with beautiful acoustics and great sightlines, and build sets and props in incredible workshops. It’s hard to imagine what we can’t do in these facilities:

  • Multiple performance spaces, from the large, refurbished D.B. Clarke Theatre and Loyola’s F.C. Smith Auditorium, to the Cazalet Studio, our intimate black box space
  • Four acting studios with sprung floors and contemporary projection and integrated sound systems (two also have lighting grids)
  • Two design classrooms and a lighting lab
  • A costume shop, plus costume storage space and a dye lab
  • A fully equipped scene construction shop and prop storage

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