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Theatre Performance

Whether you’re dreaming of treading the boards, being on screen, or playing a vital role behind the scenes, this two-year program will set the stage for a serious career in theatre.

From the Bard to ballet… design to drama…musicals to management…you’ll explore it all. There are thousands of opportunities all over the world for work in this exciting field, and when you’re finished this program, you’ll be ready to grab yours—or go on to even higher training.

Check out this video created by our dance performance student Connor Sharpe:
Average Week” featuring the music “A Great Big World—This is the New Year”

Watch the School of Performing Arts featured on CBC Compass.

 

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The Holland College School of Performing Arts (SoPA) is a partnership between Holland College and Confederation Centre of the Arts.

Audition Requirements

Auditions will take place February 26, 2017 and April 23, 2017. Auditions are by appointment – please contact Peggy Reddin by email or by phone at 902-629-1196 to schedule your audition. To get an appointment to audition, you must apply for the program.

Program Facts

Start Date: September
Length: 2 years
Location: Confederation Centre of the Arts and Prince of Wales Campus, Charlottetown
Credential Issued: Diploma, Theatre Performance
Minimum passing grade per course:
60%

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Graduate Opportunities

  • Theatres
  • Cruise ships
  • Dinner theatres
  • Festivals
  • Musical theatre productions
  • Film and television

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labour market. This program provides skills training that falls within the duties described in the following: NOC 5135.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Performance audition
  • Resumé including related training, work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.

Open Academic Studies program

Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the Open Academic Studies program.

Credit Courses

Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.

Tuition & Fees

View a full breakdown of costs for this program.

Contact

If you have any questions concerning the Theatre Performance program, contact:

  • Gaylene Carragher (902) 629-7032
  • Peggy Reddin (902) 629-1196

 

Degree Pathways

For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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