Drama and Creative Arts / Théâtre et arts visuels

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Drama and Creative Arts / Théâtre et arts visuels

Drama and Creative Arts can lead to a career in various aspects of theatre or visual arts, and is also excellent preparation for a career in teaching, public speaking and many other fields.

Glendon’s new program in Drama and Creative Arts gives you the opportunity to study the many dimensions of theatre or visual art, with a customized blend of classroom study and studio/performance opportunities. The program has two Honours streams, one in Drama and one in Visual Arts. Your program includes the study of language, literature, critical theory, media, and genres (such as film, television, opera, and more), to help you build the multidisciplinary skills and acquire hands-on experiences much valued in today’s workplace.

Drama Stream

  • Explore wonderful and varied works of dramatic literature, and learn about the art of performance
  • Get hands-on experience creating theatre on- and off-stage through acting, directing, producing, stage-managing, or writing

Visual Arts Stream

  • Learn about the history and current practice of visual art
  • Get hands-on experience in drawing, painting, and digital photography
  • Work with award-winning professors to develop your own creative projects

Le nouveau programme de Théâtre et arts visuels de Glendon vous invite à découvrir les multiples aspects du théâtre ou des arts visuels, grâce à un mélange personnalisé d’études en classe, de travail en studio et de performance sur scène. Le programme comprend deux matières de spécialisation, l’une en art dramatique et l’autre en arts visuels. Le programme comprend l’étude du langage, de la littérature, de la théorie critique, des médias et des genres (cinéma, télévision, opéra et plus encore), afin de vous aider à acquérir des compétences multidisciplinaires et une expérience très recherchée sur le marché du travail actuel.

Spécialisation Théâtre

  • Explorez une multitude d’œuvres parmi les joyaux de la littérature théâtrale, et apprenez-en davantage sur l’art de la performance.
  • Obtenez une expérience pratique de la création théâtrale sur scène et hors scène, par le jeu, la mise en scène, la production, la régie scénique ou l’écriture.

Spécialisation Arts visuels

  • Familiarisez-vous avec l’histoire et les pratiques actuelles de l’art visuel.
  • Obtenez une expérience pratique de dessin, de peinture et de photographie numérique.
  • Travaillez aux côtés de professeurs primés pour développer vos propres projets créatifs

Program Details


Offered By

Glendon

Degrees Offered

BA, iBA

Fall Entry

Yes

Winter Entry

Yes

Summer Entry

No

Ways to Study

Full-Time, Part-Time

Sample Schedule (First-year)

  • Live Theatre: An Introduction
  • Visual Art: An Introduction
  • Smoke and Mirrors: an Introduction to Technical Theatre
  • Lignes et formes
  • a language course (depending on language level, you would take French as a second language course, an English as a second language course or a discipline course taught in your second language)
  • Visual Arts of the 20th Century of Canada

Possible Career Paths

  • stage manager
  • communications specialist
  • art director
  • drama or visual art teacher
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Glendon

BA

Requirements for admission:
  • Alberta High School Diploma
  • ELA30-1 or English 30
  • And four additional academic courses numbered 30 or 31 - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 30
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • British Columbia Secondary School Graduation Diploma
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • And four additional Grade 12 Academic subjects - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 12
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Baccalauréat Général
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Terminale English
    • A maximum of 30 possible transferable credits may be granted for successful completion of the Baccalauréat Général. Please click here, then click “Transfer Credit Requirements” for details.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Successful completion of the final year of senior studies
    • Minimum overall result of “Bien/Buena/Bueno/Good” on all academic courses.
    • Some programs require a higher GPA.
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Senior-level French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Diploma with a total of at least six units, including prerequisites, and grades of 1, 2 or 3 in each unit.
    • A minimum overall average of 3 out of 7 is required. Higher grades required for certain programs.
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • 2-unit French
    • CAPE 2-unit courses, with results of 3 or better, are eligible for transfer credit, up to a maximum of 18 credits. Please click here, then click “Transfer Credit Requirements” for details.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • One year of CEGEP
  • 2 semesters of English/anglais
  • And ten additional academic courses (high-school equivalent courses not accepted) - recommendation(s) below:
    • French / français
    • Extra courses will be assessed for transfer credit. Applicants with the DEC may be awarded up to one full year of transfer credit.
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Grade 12 French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Lise Diplomasi
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Senior-level French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Examinations
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • A-level French
    • GCE A2 examinations with results of "C" or better, are eligible for transfer credit, up to a maximum of 18 credits. Please click here, then click “Transfer Credit Requirements” for details.
    To gain admission to this program, minimum average of C is required.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of C.
    The overall average required for admission is determined each year on a program specific basis. Some programs have limited enrolment. Admission is not guaranteed, and all requirements are subject to change.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Twelfth Year French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
    • IB Diploma with passes in six subjects: three passes at the Standard-level and three passes at the Higher-level, or two passes at the Standard-level and four passes at the Higher-level
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Standard or higher-level French
    • Transfer credit is granted for IB courses with Higher-level final grades of 5 or better, to a maximum of 30 credits. Please click here, then click “Transfer Credit Requirements” for details.
    To gain admission to this program, minimum IB diploma point scores of 28 is required.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires minimum IB diploma point scores of 28.
    The overall average required for admission is determined each year on a program specific basis. Some programs have limited enrolment. Admission is not guaranteed, and all requirements are subject to change.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Completion of one of the following:
    • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
    • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
    • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
    • Intermediate Examination Certificate
    • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Grade XII French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Manitoba High School Diploma
  • English 40S
  • And four additional 40S level academic subjects (no more than one at the 40G level) - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 40S
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • New Brunswick High School Graduation Diploma
  • English 120, 121 or 122
  • And five additional Grade 12 academic subjects (college preparatory 120, 121 or 122) - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 121 or 122 or French Immersion 120
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Newfoundland and Labrador High School Graduation Diploma
  • English 3201
  • And nine additional credits at the 3000 level - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 3200 or 3201
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma
  • English 12
  • And four additional Grade 12 academic subjects (university preparatory academic or advanced) - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 12
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Nunavut High School Graduation Diploma
  • ELA30-1 or English 30
  • And four additional academic courses numbered 30 or 31 - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 30
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Northwest Territories High School Graduation Diploma
  • ELA30-1 or English 30
  • And four additional academic courses numbered 30 or 31 - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 30
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • ENG4U or FRA4U
  • And five additional 4U or M courses - recommendation(s) below:
    • 4U French
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    OUAC code YGD
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Completion of a diploma program or at least two full semesters or one year of full-time academic study at an accredited college
  • Overall average of 3.0 or better on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)
  • 4U French (recommended)
  • Glendon

    BA

    To be considered a mature student, you must:
  • Be at least 20 years old by the end of the calendar year of admission to the University
  • Have been out of full-time high school studies for at least two years or have returned to upgrade after a two year absence
  • Have attempted less than one full year of studies at an accredited university or college
  • Have demonstrated potential for success through academic, professional or volunteer activities and other accomplishments
  • 4U French (recommended)
  • Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Completion of at least four full-year courses or one year of full-time degree studies at an accredited university
  • Applicants to Honours-level program: Overall average of 2.3 or better on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)
  • Applicants to Bachelor-level program: Overall average of 2.0 or better on a 4-point scale (or equivalent)
  • 4U French (recommended)
  • Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Prince Edward Island Senior Secondary School Diploma
  • English 621
  • And four additional Grade 12 academic subjects (numbered 611 or 621) - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 621
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Quebec Grade 12 Certificate of Graduation
  • Grade 12 English
  • And five additional academic (university preparation level) subjects - recommendation(s) below:
    • Grade 12 French
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Transcript of Secondary Level Achievement
  • English A30 and English B30
  • And three additional Grade 12 academic subjects numbered 30 - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 30
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • General Secondary Education Certificate
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Senior-level French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • High School Diploma
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Senior-level French
    • AP College Board examinations are eligible for transfer credit, for results of 4 or 5, up to a maximum of 30 credits. Please click here, then click “Transfer Credit Requirements” for details.
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or National Examinations Council (NECO)
  • The following course(s) are also recommended:
    • Senior-level French
    Glendon

    BA

    Requirements for admission:
  • Yukon High School Diploma
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • And three additional Grade 12 Academic subjects - recommendation(s) below:
    • French 12
    To gain admission to this program, your academic average should be in the mid-to-high 70s.Maintaining your offer of admission to this program requires a final academic average of 74.