Theatre

Theatre

Theatre offers MFA programs in Performance (Acting and Performance/Creation), DirectingDesign for Performing Arts and Stage Direction in Collaboration with Canadian Stage. Program focus is on a conservatory studio program for advanced theatre artists who wish to upgrade their skills or who seek the knowledge needed to teach.

We offer intense training taught by outstanding professors who work professionally in Toronto - one of the largest and most exciting theatre communities in the world — and abroad.

Facilities include four performance spaces, multiple studios and excellent set, costume and prop-building facilities.

You’ll enjoy the benefits of outstanding new facilities in the new Accolade Project, including a 325-seat proscenium theatre with orchestra pit and generous stage, wing and backstage areas, an expanded scene shop and two large acting studios.

Note: Applicants interested in the Collaborative Program in Theatre Directing with Canadian Stage should contact the Graduate Program Assistant to be alerted as to when the application will be available.

 

Degrees Offered

MFA

MFA Theatre program is closed for FA22.

Additional Admission Requirements

Number of Recommendation(s)

  • 3 recommendation(s)

Other Requirements

  • Resumé or CV
  • Statement of intent
  • Acting and Directing: audition/interview (contact program to set up an appointment)
  • Design: portfolio/evaluation (contact program to set up an appointment).

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Depending on the graduate program, York University graduate funding can be designed to cover most of your tuition, offer employment and/or Faculty enhanced funding awards. In addition, each York University graduate student is eligible to receive up to $2000 in funding to support research/scholarly activity through the Academic Excellence Fund. Funding packages are not designed to cover the cost of rent, utilities, transportation, or food.
Absolutely. Please indicate in your statement of interest you are not seeking a funding package. To note, you will be responsible for not only funding the cost of your degree, but also the cost of living in the Greater Toronto Area for the length of your degree.
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