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Drama - Acting

University of Alberta

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Field of Study:Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,091
International: $30,090

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

Careers:Actors and ComediansDirectors


The BFA Acting degree is a rigorous, intensive conservatory training program that provides in-depth study of acting, movement, dance, singing, voice, and stage combat. Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the professional workforce. Our BFA Acting program is nationally recognized as one of the leading university acting degree programs in Canada. We attract the best students from across the country and around the world. Entrance to the BFA Acting program is competitive, with 12 spots (6 male and 6 female) in each incoming class. Auditions are held annually in February to start the program in September. You must have a successful audition and meet the academic requirements to be offered a spot in the program.


Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. ★30 required, transferable to a Bachelor of Arts program (★ = units of course weight). ★6 junior-level English or ★3 junior-level English and WRS 101 are required. Humanities, Social Sciences and Fine Arts courses recommended. Maximum ★12 in DRAMA, and maximum ★12 in non-Arts/non-Science courses.

    Audition and Additional Materials: Interview and Audition.

    * 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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