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Advanced Diploma of Theatre Arts - Performance
Advanced Diploma of Theatre Arts - Performance

Advanced Diploma of Theatre Arts - Performance

  • ID:HC010056
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
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* Tuition fees listed are for two semesters (unless otherwise noted) and include both Health Insurance and mandatory non-tuition-fees. Other fees include theatre tickets

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Admission Requirements

​​Entry requirement

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: 

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) 

  • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

English requirements 

  • For any program level, a minimum of three years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language, or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses. 

  • For any program level, a minimum of  two full years of successful study in an accredited university degree program or two full years of successful study in an accredited college diploma program in a country OR in a postsecondary institution where English is the primary language of instruction.

  • Minimum TOEFL Scores: 550 for paper-based test OR 80 (20L, 20W, 20S, 20R) for internet-based test

  • Minimum IELTS Scores: Overall 6.0 AND No band below 5.5

  • Minimum MELAB Score: 76

  • Minimum EAP Score: Successful completion of all EAP courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 60% in Level 8

  • Minimum PTE Score: 53 - 57

  • Minimum CAEL Score: Overall band score of 60

  • Minimum FCE/CAE/CPE Score: Cambridge (FCE/CAE/CPE) 174 (with no single test score below 167)

  • Duolingo Language Test Scores: Between 105 -110

Other requirements 

  • Monologues

    • Applicants will prepare two memorized monologues. One of these must be chosen from contemporary or classical theatre; the second can either be from contemporary or classical theatre OR a monologue you’ve written yourself. Neither can be any longer than 1.5 – 2 minutes in length. The character you play should be similar to your own age and your monologue should express something you are passionate about.

  • Creative Workshop

    • Applicants will participate in a faculty-led creative workshop where voice, movement and creativity will be assessed. Please wear clothing that allows you to move safely and easily.​

Course Information

Humber’s Theatre Arts - Performance program is known for its rigorous training in physical and devised theatre that enables you to find success wherever your career path takes you. We are nationally known for our innovative curriculum based in the creation of original work.

We believe in:

  • developing creative artists with a strong foundation in essential skills

  • ensuring our graduates have the business skills to make their livings as artists/performers

  • providing a well-rounded education as well as comprehensive training

  • developing collaborative work that is original, thoughtful and challenging

  • exploring intercultural and multidisciplinary theatre that speaks in the present to a vision of the future

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Semester 1

  • GNED 101: An Introduction to Arts and Sciences

  • THTR 100: Acting Techniques 1

  • THTR 101: Voice 1

  • THTR 102: Movement 1

  • THTR 103: Introduction to Theatre 1

  • WRIT 100: College Reading and Writing Skills

 Semester 2

  • THTR 170: Acting Techniques 2

  • THTR 171: Voice 2

  • THTR 172: Movement 2

  • THTR 173: Introduction to Theatre 2: Performance

  • WRIT 200: Workplace Writing Skills

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

 Semester 3

  • THTR 230: Acting Techniques 3

  • THTR 231: Voice 3

  • THTR 232: Movement 3

  • THTR 233: Theatre History 1

  • THTR 234: On-Camera Performance

  • THTR 235: Stage Combat

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

 Semester 4

  • THTR 250: Acting Techniques 4

  • THTR 251: Voice 4

  • THTR 252: Movement 4

  • THTR 253: Theatre History 2

 Semester 5

  • THTR 340: Rehearsal and Performance 1

  • THTR 341: Voice 5

  • THTR 342: Movement 5

  • THTR 343: Professional Orientation 1

  • Select 1 from the following courses

  • GNED: General Elective

 Semester 6

  • THTR 350: Rehearsal And Performance 2

  • THTR 351: Voice 6

  • THTR 352: Movement 6

  • THTR 353: Professional Orientation 2

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Career Opportunity

We have a distinct identity in the professional world for producing graduates who are ground-breakers and explorers. They work as performers, directors, producers and writers, as well as film actors, music theatre actors, puppeteers and voice actors, and they are all part of the Humber network of artists. They are creators above all, transforming Canadian theatre with original voices that spring from a diversity of cultures and perspectives.

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