BFA

Dance

Dance with intelligent, dynamic minds and bodies in Canada’s largest and most comprehensive university dance program. Choose from streams in Choreography/Performance, Dance Education and Dance Studies. We offer you professional training in contemporary/modern dance with options in urban, contemporary/ballet and world dance, complemented by courses in composition, production, dance history and ethnography. Performance opportunities abound! Joint diploma/degree programs with Canada’s National Ballet School and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre are also available.

Music

Discover your personal path to a career in music. Compose, perform, experiment, record and study in superb facilities across a wide range of musical genres, traditions and settings — and other art forms. Create your own curriculum from courses in instrumental and vocal music, jazz, classical, contemporary, digital and world music, improvisation, ethnomusicology, theory, history, music pedagogy and music media. Program highlights include clinics and master classes led by internationally renowned artists and more than 100 public concerts each season.

Studio Art

Explore the many facets of art-making. Develop your professional practice in photo media, sculpture, drawing, painting, print media, installation and/or mixed media. Dive deep into visual culture, focusing on contemporary Canadian, Indigenous American, Asian and Western art and architecture. Work with leading artists, curators and art historians, supported by outstanding scholarly resources and specialized studio facilities, tools and cutting-edge technologies. Present your creative and curatorial work in a professional gallery setting as you prepare to launch your career.

Theatre

Learn what “doing theatre” is all about: onstage, backstage, behind the scenes and front of house. Work hands-on with practicing professionals in exceptional production and performance facilities. Showcase your talent in Theatre @ York’s annual season. Specialize in Production & Design (including stage management), Acting (voice, movement, performance) or Theatre Studies (playwriting, dramaturgy, devised theatre, drama in education) in a premier program that has launched a generation of celebrated talent for the stage and screen.

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