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Performance: Production (BFA)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Fall 2020 On-Campus Interviews
 
Due to COVID-19, the School of Performance will be cancelling all on campus interviews. Please refer to the Long Distance instructions. If you have questions, please contact audition@ryerson.ca.

"Unique in Canada for its conservatory-style training, the Performance: Production program studies the entertainment industry from both design and technical perspectives."

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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.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Fine Arts

 Grade Range
72-75%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
Interview, resumé, reference letters, written statement, portfolio

 Experiential Learning
Studio and public productions

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*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 2020/2021

Domestic Fees Range: $7,046 - $7,814
International Fees Range: $28,638 - $29,611

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

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:
Admission Requirements.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Fall 2020 On-Campus Interviews
 
Due to COVID-19, the School of Performance will be cancelling all on campus interviews. Please refer to the Long Distance instructions. If you have questions, please contact audition@ryerson.ca.

Non-Academic Requirements

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.

Please review instructions for How to Complete Fillable PDF Forms.

After Graduation

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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