Theatre

This program offers two main Theatre streams: Performance, and Production and Design. You will take courses in acting, voice and directing; or perhaps you are interested in technical production, lighting and stage design. For both streams, you will put on shows throughout your four years, giving you the experience to go on to work with recognized theatre companies -- or launch your own.

Overview

The Theatre program in the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology is one of the performing and fine arts offered by the School for Contemporary Arts. This program is offered at the Vancouver campus. 

Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts

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Admission requirements for Theatre

Students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12: see program-specific requirements for the School for the Contemporary Arts. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

 

How to apply

University application process

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BFA Theatre

Program application process

For this program, you will need an audition, interview or portfolio. They are scheduled each Spring, between February and April. See more details at sfu.ca/sca/future-students/undergraduate.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BFA Theatre

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Actor
  • Acting Coach
  • Casting Director
  • Costume Designer
  • Drama Therapist
  • Event Manager
  • Politician
  • Public Relations
  • Script Writer
  • Set Designer
  • Sound Designer
  • Stage Manager
  • Talent Manager
  • Teacher
  • Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Writer

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.