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Technical Theatre

Capilano University

Faculty:Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts - School of Performing Arts
Field of Study:Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,102
International: $24,108

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers


Gain the skills to work in professional theatre production and stagecraft in the Technical Theatre diploma program at Capilano University.

In the program, you'll learn about the history of performance and gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a professional theatre crew.

You'll receive a thorough grounding in the art of stagecraft by applying various skills and tools in lighting, sound, scenic construction, prop making, scenic painting and stage management to produce numerous productions.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have high school graduation.
    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:

      Applicants will be required to attend an interview.

      Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

      Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

      * 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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