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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dramatic Arts (Technical/Design)

Canada

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What will I learn?

Program description

Through our rigorous program of hands-on theatre experiences, refine your artistic techniques and develop lifelong skills such as creativity, confidence and discipline. Courses in theatre history and theory provide a comprehensive understanding of drama’s essential role in society.

Light Design Build Stage: Dramatic Arts (Tech/Design) at uLethbridge

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Our innovative program highlights the connections between design and technical production, ensuring appreciation for historic traditions and anticipating future trends.

Explore courses in all manner of technical theatre while gaining a range of skills and learning techniques in scenery, lighting, sound, costuming, stage management, and safety. Enrich your classroom experiences by working behind the scenes in a season of exhilarating diverse theatre productions that range in style and scale.

Work-Integrated Learning

You have full access to co-operative education, international exchanges, independent and applied studies as well as volunteer opportunities. uLethbridge is the only university in Alberta to offer co-operative education to all majors, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Productions

Participate in a dynamic season of theatre activities, including Mainstage productions supervised by professors, the student-run TheatreXtra series, and an array of practical workshops, play readings, public forums, and special events.

Internship Opportunities

Expand your experiences and gain new perspectives beyond the classroom. Learn more

Drama Department

Possible careers

Artistic Directing

Lighting Design

Set Design

Costume Design

Playwright

Makeup Artistry

Scriptwriting

Technical Directing

Stage Directing

Casting

Teaching/Coaching

Some of these careers require additional education. Students may also choose to continue their education at the MFA or PhD levels

Find more information about careers opportunities.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Fine Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$20,289.70 (US$ 15,133) per year
Five Courses (15.0 Credit Hours): Tuition Fee - CAN $10,144.85 per term; CO-OP Tuition Fee (If option is available): CAN $733.88

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

6 September 2023

Venue

University of Lethbridge

4401 University Drive,

LETHBRIDGE,

Alberta (AB),

T1K 3M4, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school diploma, and either SAT or ACT results. For SAT, results from both SAT (formerly SAT I) and three SAT Subject Tests are required. English Language Requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) taken within the last two years, with minimum scores of: 550 on the paper-based TOEFL and 4.0 on the Test of Written English (TWE); 80 on the internet-based TOEFL (iBT), with minimum scores of 16 in each of Listening, Reading, and Speaking, and a minimum score of 18 in Writing; Academic International English Languages Testing System (IELTS) test, taken within the last two years, with a minimum overall score of 6.0, and a minimum 6.0 in each band; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score, taken within the last two years, with a minimum overall score of 54; Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment, taken within the last two years, with a minimum overall score of 60, with a minimum 50 in each of Listening, Reading, and Speaking, and 60 in Writing; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), with a minimum score of ‘C’; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE), with a minimum score of at ‘C’; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB), with a minimum overall score of 80, with a minimum 76 in each component, including the Speaking test.

For international students

Applicants who complete the equivalent of Grade 12 in high school (secondary school) will be considered for admission. Applicants who have completed secondary qualifications in other countries will be considered for admission under the High School Admission Route. Applicants to undergraduate programs who have completed post-secondary study will be considered for admission under the Post-Secondary Admission Route.

English language Requirements:

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL (iBT)) with a minimum total score of 80, with minimum scores of 16 in each of Listening, Reading, and Speaking, and a minimum score of 18 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score with a minimum overall score of 54.

Academic International English Languages Testing System (IELTS) test with a minimum overall score of 6.0, and a minimum 6.0 in each band.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), with a minimum score of 'C'.

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE), with a minimum score of at 'C'

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge is a leading public Canadian research university where students work directly with experts to tackle global issues.

  • 2nd best primarily undergraduate university in Canada
  • Wide range of course types to suit every student
  • Access to outdoor activities and natural landscapes
  • Campuses in highly liveable cities

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