* Health Science Pre-Admission Testing Charge, Identification Card, Textbooks, Supplies and Field trips.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:
Mature student status.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 80 (20L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 550 Paper-based
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition**, 80 (20L,W,S,R)
iTEP Academic**, 3.7
IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module, 6 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 5.5
PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic), 58 - Overall Minimum Score (49L,W,S,R)
FCE (Cambridge English First), 174 - Cambridge English Scale or FCE B
CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced), 180 - Cambridge English Scale or CAE C
CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency), 200 - Cambridge English Scale or CPE C
Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes), 70%
Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment), 4.0 – Listening Band 4.0 – Reading Combined Band CLB 7 – Writing
Eligible applicants will be selected on the basis of their previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses) and an application package consisting of a letter of intent clearly describing long-term career objectives and any experience in the field, responses to a résumé questionnaire, and two letters of reference. There is an assessment fee.
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.
Preparation for Application
You're encouraged to research the technical theatre field prior to applying for admission:
Volunteer for practical crew work in professional theatre companies, community theatre groups, secondary schools, dance studios, co-op programs.
Speak with employed technical theatre professionals.
Speak with faculty and students at postsecondary technical theatre training programs.
Attend theatre performances.
Read plays and technical reference books.
Take photos of your technical theatre work.
Graduates of Sheridan's Technical Production for the Performing Arts Industry program go on to work for major performing arts venues and producers throughout the world.
Sample Job Titles
Seamstress / Dresser
Stage Manager / Assistant Stage Manager
Health and Dental Plan - International: 580CAD/ per year