Performance Creation

MFA Theatre (Performance Creation)

Our MFA (Performance Creation) program is an intense, full-time course of study for experienced performers. It is the only program of its kind in Canada and offers experienced performers an opportunity to re-examine their approach to their craft by deepening their knowledge and honing their skills in a unique 5-semester conservatory environment.

Performance Creation - Deadline: January 15, 2023

A hybrid program of performance, creation, and devising. Students take courses in performance, design and directing while being given time to develop their own work.

Performance Creation Curriculum

Year 1

FALL (required)

  1. Research Seminar
  2. Solo Creation
  3. Recommended 1-2 Cognate courses. Depending on your areas of interest.

Winter (required)

  1. Solo Creation
  2. Recommended 1-2 Cognate courses. Depending on your areas of interest.
Year 2

FALL (required)

  1. Creation and Collaboration
  2. Recommended 1-2 Cognate courses. Depending on your area of interest.

Winter (required)

  1. Creation and Collaboration
  2. Thesis performance

There are many other courses available in School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design, including:

  • Sustainable Staging Techniques
  • The Interactive Stage
  • Dance Video
  • Undergraduate performances classes in Voice, Movement & Acting

How to Apply