Live and breathe theatre at Ryerson University
Ryerson University's Theatre School houses, under one roof, Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in: Performance Acting, Performance Dance, and Performance Production.
These three programs prepare you for professional opportunities in the entertainment industry - including theatre, television, and film - and the arts education community. You are also prepared for post-graduate studies.
Five Key Ingredients
Building your passion for acting, dance, or technical production into a career takes five key ingredients found at the School. No other Canadian theatre program offers all five:
Drawing from Canada's rich theatrical milieu, centered in Toronto, the School offers training under the guidance of a wide variety of working artists who teach, coach one-to-one, and direct.
The Dance program is the most intensive and comprehensive undergraduate program of its kind in Canada. Delivered by a faculty with extensive professional experience and a passion for student development, the program has earned widespread respect throughout the national dance community. Rigorous daily professional training in three dance disciplines - ballet, modern, and jazz - is combined with related studies in improvisation, composition, theory, history, and anatomy.
The Performance Production program is recognized internationally for delivering a curriculum of unmatched breadth for artists who wish to apply their creativity to one of the following facets of the entertainment industry: