Live and breathe theatre in this fast-paced condensed training program. Learn the tools of the trade necessary to be successful in the worlds of theatre, film and television. Train under professionals currently working in the industry. Gain valuable exposure to agents, directors and producers during your training. This three-year program compressed into two years culminates with Rep 21, a graduate contemporary theatre company where graduates have the opportunity to perform in one or more live productions in both North Bay and Toronto.
What You Learn
Mandatory interview and audition.
Do I Have What I Need?
OSSD or equivalent Grade 12 Compulsory English (ENG4C or ENG4U)
Semester One - Fall 2013:
THA101 Acting Fundamentals
THA104 Introduction to Movement
THA106 Theatre History: Ritual to the 19th Century
THA108 Introduction to Voice for the Actor
THA110 Introduction to Speech for the Actor
CMM125 College Communication I
Semester Two - Winter 2014:
THA201 Text Analysis and Contemporary Scene Study
THA202 Intermediate Movement for Actors
THA204 Theatre History: 19th Century to Present
THA210 Voice and Speech for the Actor
THA208 Introductory Dance
ENG200 Creative Writing (Gen Ed)
Semester Three - Spring 2014:
THA300 Modern Scene Study/Canadian Scene Study
THA309 Performance Seminar #1
THA304 Canadian Theatre History/First Folio of Shakespeare
THA306 Advanced Movement for the Actor
THA308 Introductory Singing for the Actors
PSY123 Applied Psychology (Gen Ed)
Semester Four - Fall 2014:
THA400 Acting Shakespeare
THA402 Movement Performance Workshop
THA404 Stage Combat
THA406 Intermediate Singing for Actors
THA410 Intermediate Voice for the Actor
SOC300Social Issues Through Film (Gen Ed)
Semester Five - Winter 2015:
THA500 Acting for the Camera
THA504 Auditioning for Commercials
THA508 Musical Theatre Performance
THA510 Dance Styles for Musical Theatre
THA512 Singing for Musical Theatre
THA612 Self-Producing for Actors
THA614 Auditioning Techniques
THA509Performance Seminary #2
Semester Six - Spring 2015:
THA608 Survival Skills for Actors/Business
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Joshua Bainbridge, 2010 graduate– Joshua formed his own theatre company, J2 Productions, in North Bay. He recently had principal roles in the film A Dark Truth starring Andy Garcia and Harold and Lorna, as well as the TV series Hard Rock Medical and Dark Rising. Joshua teaches stage combat for Canadore College.
Kelsey Ruhl, 2011 graduate – Kelsey has had principal roles in the films Algonquin and Harold and Lorna and is a member of J2 Productions acting company. She recently acted opposite Ryan Reynolds in Atom Agoyan’s new film Queen of the Night and had a principal role in the new Hallmark film Christmas with Tucker.
David Johnston, 2011 graduate – David is the principal actor on TV series Paranormal Activity.
Jennifer Matthies, 2009 graduate – Jennifer plays the principal role in the TV series Hard Rock Medical, has a role in the film Edwin Boyd, is a member of J2 Productions and co-starred in Ontario premiere of stage play The Lieutenant of Inishmore in Toronto.
Morgan Bedard, 2011 graduate – Morgan is featured in TV series Paranormal Activity and Dark Rising.
Jordyn Steffan, 2009 graduate – Jordyn has been featured in many commercials and most recently was cast as the new “Galaxy Cinema Girl” for Galaxy Cinemas’ in-theatre commercials
Tim Murphy, 2007 graduate – Tim has toured his one-man original shows Blind to Happiness and Kuiwaiti Moonshine across Canada and New York City.
Jennifer Carroll, 2007 graduate – Jennifer is currently working in theatre in Ireland and is performing in a one woman show based on Lucy Maude Montgomery during the summers in Canada.
Matt McLean, 2007 graduate – Matt is a series regular on TV series The Savage Tales of Summer Vale.
Diploma to Degree
- Laurentian University
- University Canada West