Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
Performance: Dance (BFA)
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Audition/interview, resumé, reference letters
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.
Faculty with extensive performance careers; visiting professional artists; annual productions; personal productions and ventures; workshops and festivals; business seminars; international travel; study in Toronto, home of the third-largest English-language theatre district in the world, internationally renowned professional dance companies, and a North American hotspot for television and film production.
Enrich the arts community with the knowledge, training and creativity developed in the premier post-secondary dance program in the country: perform on stage or in film, television, festivals and concerts; explore roles in dancing, choreographing or teaching; work in trade and industrial shows; form a new dance venture, company, school or festival. Pursue a postgraduate program in the arts.
What You Need to Know
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- English/Anglais (ENG 4U/EAE 4U preferred).
- The minimum grade required in the subject prerequisite (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Instructions on how to arrange an entrance audition/interview will be provided in an invitation from Undergraduate Admissions. This letter will be placed in your Choose>Ryerson Applicant Portal shortly after your application has been received by Ryerson.
- PDF fileTheatre: Performance Dance Audition Instructions
- PDF fileTheatre: Performance Dance Audition Instructions - Long Distance
- PDF fileNon-Academic Requirements Fee Form
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