Highlights of the Directing program at the University of Alberta:
- A two-year, plus thesis MFA Directing program
- More directing opportunities than most other programs; primarily a series of workshops and directing experiences - 4 specialist directing seminars plus the thesis production and process
- In depth seminars on a variety of forms and theatrical approaches with other grad students
- 2 people accepted per year
- Successful applicants are creative artists who aim to extend their knowledge and enhance their approaches to theatrical interpretation and creation
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses included:
- Directing essentials
- Directing various kinds of texts and theatrical styles
- Working with designers and other members of the collaborative team
- Working in various staging configurations
- Rehearsal process tools
- Collaboration skills
- Orientation to the professional landscape
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Theatre & Dance View 24 other Masters in Theatre & Dance in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta.
- An admission grade point average of 3 on most 4-point grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on your most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent) is required.
International10500 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National5575 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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