Acting Major

Bring your imagination to the stage or the big screen!

To be successful as an actor today, you must have a wide range of skills and experience. The Film, Theatre, and Live Entertainment: Acting major at RDC is one of the only programs in Canada that offers training in all aspects of performance including acting for stage, film and television, as well as voice acting, stage combat, acting with technology, movement, and speech training. With an abundance of opportunities to perform in a number of different professional venues, this rigorous training will prepare you for work in theatre, film, and television.

Possible career opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Film/Theatre/Television/ Emerging Media Actor
  • Film/Theatre/Television/ Emerging Media Creator
  • Film/Theatre/Television/ Emerging Media Director
  • Voice Actor


 

Program at a glance

Year ONE 

  • Creative Core *
  • Storytelling 1 *
  • Communications for Creative Arts *
  • Choice of Creative Arts History Option *
  • Choose one of: Art 231 (2D Visual Fundamentals) or Art 241 (Drawing 1) *
  • Choose two: School of Creative Arts (SCA) Electives *
  • Expressive Body 1
  • Voice and Speech
  • Acting 1 and 2
  • Voice and Body 1

Year TWO

  • Directing 1 *
  • Storytelling 2 *
  • Business for Stage and Screen *
  • Projects 1 *
  • Acting 3 and 4
  • Voice and Speech 2
  • Expressive Body 2
  • Voice Acting
  • Stage Combat 1
  • Production Company Management 1
  • Choose one: Breadth Elective (Non-School of Creative Arts)

Year THREE

  • Workshops 1 and 2 *
  • Choose one of: Stage or Film Projects 1 and 2
  • Acting 5 and 6
  • Voice and Body 2
  • Auditions
  • Acting with Technology
  • Production Company Management 2 and 3
  • Choose two: Acting or Production Elective
  • Choose one: Breadth Elective (Non-School of Creative Arts)

Year FOUR

  • Applied Practicum*

* denotes a class that is common for students in all majors in the Film, Theatre and Live Entertainment program

 

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