Toronto Academy of Acting for Film and Television

Essentials for Acting Full Time Diploma Program

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Program Information

School:Toronto Academy of Acting for Film and Television
Faculty:Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television
Field of Study:Acting
Description:Our intensive, hands-on camera training, full time four month program is designed for film acting students to learn what is necessary to succeed in this highly competitive industry in a relatively short amount of time.

In addition to receiving quality instruction on a variety of essential acting skills and camera techniques, students will finish the program with two edited scenes for their professional demo reel. Students will have an opportunity to audition and work on set for non-union projects as well to be introduced to talent agents, producers and directors through Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television’s vast professional network.
URL:Essentials for Acting Full Time Diploma Program at Toronto Academy of Acting for Film and Television
Length:16 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $7,300
National: $7,300

Students who have been accepted into the program will receive their enrollment contract by email.

This contract must be signed and delivered to the Academy’s administration office.
You can mail to: 1179 King Street West, Suite #215, Toronto, Ontario, M6K 3C5, attention: Admissions Division or email it in.

However if you decide to email the Original contract has to be delivered to the Academy by first day of class.

Tuition fee of $7,300.00 is to be paid first day of class which shall also be the orientation day. Report to administration office by 9:30 a.m. on the start date to process payment.

Students who are on a payment schedule must have the contract delivered minimum ten days prior to training in order that the Academy can set up a payment schedule for the student. Academy accepts certified cheques, money order or credit card payments.
Careers:Actors and Comedians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100

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

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Acting Program Specific Entrance requirements: - Have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent. - Be at least 18 years of age or older. - Be able to pass the Wonderlic, a superintendent approved qualifying test if high school was not completed.- - Letter of recommendation - In person audition required. If out of town, applicants can send in audition to view through email by vimeo or youtube To apply contact the Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television 1-866-420-4077 to speak to an admission advisor or email Programs runs each year September, January, July

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
An application form together with two letters of references must be submitted. Students may audition in person, or upload a video online of a two minute monologue and a brief explanation of why they want to train in acting. Students who have taken previous non vocational courses at the Toronto Academy of Acting for Film & Television or other acting studios can just provide two letters of reference from the school where they studied and an application form (no audition required). Audition videos can be sent to

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 July 11, 2013