The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Theatre - Acting

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Field of Study:Acting
Description:The BFA in Acting is a professional actor training program supplemented by a solid grounding in the history of theatre, while also offering many of the benefits of a liberal arts education.

The beginning year of the BFA focuses on the development of the actor's instrument through scene study, improvisation, storytelling, movement and voice. The intermediate year includes the study of styles, heightened language, and individual artistic development through scene study and monologues. The final year includes screen acting, auditioning, voice and movement tutorials, creating solo pieces, singing, and stage combat. Courses are fully integrated with Theatre at UBC productions and students work on shows in cooperation with the faculty and professional staff.
URL:Theatre - Acting at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,136
Enrolment #:12
Careers:Actors 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 
  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Science 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 International Languages 

Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English, Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs), and three other approved Grade 12 courses are also required. Grade 11 courses listed are required but not included in calculation of admission average.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Supplementary materials or an audition is also required.

* 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 February 28, 2017

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