Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Comedy: Writing and Performance

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber Lakeshore Campus / School of Creative and Performing Arts
Field of Study:Acting
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Description:Humber's program helps talented students hone their craft while gaining an understanding of the commercial side of the industry. Humber's comedy faculty is comprised of seasoned, award-winning professionals who are still active in the comedy industry. The program features many mainstage class shows; a weekly Humber student show at Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club; and an organized showcase for scouts, directors, and agents with students included on the basis of merit. Graduates leave ready to embark on an exciting career in one of North America's fastest growing industries - arts and entertainment.

Students learn stand-up, improvisation, scriptwriting, sketch comedy, and all other aspects of the craft. In addition, the program's strong alumni network supports graduates through reunion shows, business opportunities, and continued coaching.
URL:Comedy: Writing and Performance at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,228
International: $14,671
Careers:PlaywrightsAuthors and WritersActors and Comedians

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

• Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U). If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy in this publication • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, U or M courses in addition to those listed above

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
• Attendance at an audition/interview (fee $35), which includes: – presentation of a monologue you have written, or one from a published play – a small portfolio of comic scriptwriting (script, essay or story form) – a great sense of humour

* 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.

Modified on August 05, 2017

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