36 months
15693 CAD/year
4493 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Centennial College’s Theatre Arts and Performance program is your open door to a groundbreaking professional career in theatre. You will develop your technical skills, nurture your artistic voice, and make crucial industry connections.  

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Classes in acting, movement and voice will expand your artistic range across different styles of classic and contemporary performance, including live and on-camera. Build your audition skills, learn how to get an agent, and create your own dynamic demo reel.

During the Theatre Arts and Performance  program at Centennial College , you’ll also gain experience as an actor-entrepreneur through independent “storefront” productions, pushing your creative boundaries to the front-line of theatre innovation, with the tools to succeed in Canada’s vibrant theatre scene.

Upon graduating, 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. 

Career Outlook 

  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Stage manager
  • Set designer
  • Theatre technician

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Communication 
  • Acting Workshop 
  • Voice Technique 
  • Script Reading & Analysis I: Canadian and Indigenous Playwrights
  • Movement Technique
  • Creativity in Context

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: Apply early! Allow approximately four to six months before start for admission and Study Permit/Visa processing. 


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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Centennial College and/or in Canada, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • Grade 12 English (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
Additional Requirements
  • English language proficiency
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15693 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15693 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4493 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4493 CAD per year during 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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