Red Deer Polytechnic

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Applied Arts, Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment

Red Deer Polytechnic

Faculty:School of Creative Arts
Field of Study:Acting
Art/Art Studies, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Documentary Production
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,950
International: $21,969
Careers:InfluencerActors and ComediansCinematographers


Students who complete the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Film, Theatre, and Live Entertainment will be well prepared for entry level work as performers, directors, producers, or technicians in mid to large sized theatres, film sets, and production companies, and they will also possess the skills and attributes to collaborate with others in the creative arts to develop independent projects that serve the film, theatre, and live event needs of local industry.


Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)
Application Notes : Related Link: Admission requirements for specific programs will often refer to Alberta Grade 12 course groups. Visit the Admissions page for detailed group descriptions.

Minimum 60% in ELA 30-1 and a minimum 50% in a Group A, B, or C course.

Additional Requirements:

To be accepted in the Acting Major, student must have a successful audition and interview; to be accepted in the Film Production or Live Entertainment Production Major, student must have a successful interview. Visit the School of Creative Arts page for additional information on the audition and interview process.

A 30-level Fine Arts course is recommended.
Visit the Admissions page for detailed group descriptions.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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