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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts

 

Earn a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts at Thompson Rivers University

In this Theatre Arts program at Thompson Rivers University learn and practice the role of the director in a formal rehearsal setting.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 4 years
Intake: January May / September
Tuition Fee: C$9,177 per semester
Location: Kamloops, Canada

For more than 25 years, we’ve offered a full range of university-level theatre arts courses where imagination, creativity, collaboration and discipline come together. Hone your production, design and acting skills through comedies, tragedies, serious scripts and fun monologues.

Push yourself, into the performance spotlight or behind the scenes. You’ll develop into an accomplished director, actor, set designer, stage lighter—through the challenging yet rewarding Theatre Arts program at Thompson Rivers University options. Our curriculum is a training ground for you to thrive in the many facets that modern theatre and live performance take on today.

Courses included:

  • Acting and Character Portrayal
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Play Production
  • The Role: Interpretation and Characterization
  • Advanced Theatre Production
  • Design for the Theatre

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Before coming to TRU, I couldn’t even imagine how fast my life would change here. TRU gave
me all the opportunities I was looking for to unearth my true potential. I’ve met people from
various parts of the world, gained real-world work experience and most importantly, I have
learned more about myself. Being a part of the TRU community has been one of the most
meaningful and rewarding experiences in my life. One of the best things I did in my program
was my co-op. I put my learning into direct practice right away and that helped me secure a full
time position after I graduated.

Tatiana Fedotova, Events Co-ordinator

Careers

You can apply your theatre arts education to a diverse set of productions and career opportunities.

Depending on the level of work you achieve and your previous education and experience, pursue a range of options including:

  • Actor
  • Announcer
  • Art Director
  • Production Assistant
  • Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Set Designer
  • Costume Designer