Theatre Voice Pedagogy

University of Alberta

24 months
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
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The only graduate degree program in Theatre Voice Pedagogy at the University of Alberta in Canada dedicated to training professionals in voice, speech and text instruction.


Highlights of the program in  Theatre Voice Pedagogy at the University of Alberta 

  • Studies in the medical side of voice with selected courses through the UofA's Speech Pathology and Audiology Department
  • Intensive Training with full access to Betty Moulton and David Ley’s teaching and coaching - two of Canada's foremost voice, speech and text specialists
  • Ample opportunities to teach and coach in all divisions of the Department of Drama (and in many other departments University-wide) over the two years of study, including theatrical and public speaking coaching

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Advanced Scene Painting 
  • History of Dress and Decor 
  • Design Assistantship 
  • Production Design 
  • Advanced Drawing 
  • Practicum 
  • Advanced Theatre Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all universities attended. These are scanned into your on-line application, with paper copies to follow at a later date.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation 
  • Letter of intent outlining why you want to teach voice, speech and text, where you see yourself after this program, and anything else you can say to let us know about your ambitions, skills, experiences, and interests--include a description of your previous work as a teacher and coach in a university, college or professional theatre context
  • Portfolio which includes reviews or commentaries on your work in performance, coaching or teaching

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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