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Theatre Performance

In the Theatre Performance program, you will gain the acting, voice, and dance skills required for interdisciplinary performers, as well as a comprehensive understanding of associated careers in the performing arts. You will be encouraged to develop your own artistic voice through courses in creativity and improvisation, while also learning business and communication skills related to the performance industry. Best of all, you’ll be learning
in a professional arts environment, at the Confederation Centre of the Arts and The Mack theatre!

By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to startyour career, or continue training in a conservatory or university setting.

Campus Tour Day & Open Studio Day
Friday, November 9, 2018

Campus Tour Days give you a chance to visit us and find out more about our programs. If you would like to meet instructors and students in the Music Performance program on Campus Tour Day, contact Liam Corcoran by email.

Don’t miss Open Studio Day for the Dance Performance, Theatre Performance, and Performance Foundation programs! Drop in to participate in a class on Friday, November 9. To register for Open Studio Day, contact performingarts@confederationcentre.com

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.

School of Performing Arts homepage


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

Audition Requirements

Audition Day 1:  Sunday, February 24 2019
Audition Day 2:  Sunday, April 14 2019

All auditions are by appointment. To audition, contact Peggy Reddin by email or by phone at (902) 629-1196.

To get an appointment to audition, you must apply for the program.

Program Facts

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

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Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Performance audition
  • Résumé 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.

Graduate Opportunities

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


Tuition & Fees

View a full breakdown of costs for this program.


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

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


Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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