Performance: Production (BFA)
Is It for You?
Unique in Canada for its conservatory-style training, Performance Production studies the entertainment industry from both design and technical perspectives. Thanks to comprehensive practical training, you’ll use creativity and technical skills to facilitate the many aspects of a stage show, from sets and props, to lighting and sound, to technical direction and theatre management. You’ll work with visiting directors, choreographers and other artists, complete an independent research project and have access to Toronto’s live performance industry. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to make an impact on Canada’s performing arts community.
What You Need to Know
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Interview, resumé, reference letters, written statement, portfolio (optional)
Studio and public productions
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 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.
Tuition and Fees 2019/2020
Domestic Fees Range: $7,049 - $7,770
International Fees Range: $27,284 - $27,904
For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.
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 filePerformance Production: Interview Instructions
- PDF filePerformance Production: Long Distance Portfolio Information and Submission Instructions
- PDF fileNon-Academic Requirements Fee Form
Please review instructions for How to Complete Fillable PDF Forms.
Make an impact on Canada’s performing arts industries with advanced training in this vibrant field: work in stage, film, television, festivals and concerts. You may work as a director, costume designer, stage manager, lighting designer or event producer. Or, pursue graduate studies in the arts.
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