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Vancouver Island University - Nanaimo Nanaimo , British Columbia
  • Duration: 4 Semester
  • Degree Name: Theatre
  • Discipline Arts and Humanities
  • Program Level: Diploma
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Special Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 / High School with English(60%)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6 , Min Writing: 6 , Min Listening: 6 , Min Speaking: 6 )

The Theatre diploma program will expose students to a range of practical elements associated with theatre production, as well as the academic study of theory and theatre history. Students will learn how to translate plays from the written script to the stage; the basics of acting techniques including voice, movement, and characterization; and the elements of set design, stagecraft, sound design, lighting design, and costume design. Students will study dramatic works from early modern European origins to more recent Canadian productions. Students will also learn safe practices around the stage. This program is open to full-time students only. Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be awarded a Theatre Diploma.

Description Sub Total
Avg Application Fee $150
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $16680
Avg Yearly Cost of Living $12000
Estimated Other school expenses and fees $0
Estimated Total/Year $28830.00
Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.

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