Acting for Stage and Screen Certificate Program
The certificate in Acting for Stage and Screen provides one year of comprehensive training in acting, improvisation, technical basics, history and analysis for both stage and screen. The certificate is for students who want to work towards a university degree, applying their theatre skills to further study in arts or education faculties. Certificate and diploma students share classes and performance opportunities. Upon graduation, certificate students may apply for the diploma program or may transfer to the University's Arts and Sciences, and could complete an Associate of Arts degree.
The Acting for Stage and Screen Program provides a thorough grounding in the skills required to create, direct and act in a variety of styles with a focus on performance for stage and screen.
The Theatre department also has openings in some of its Theatre history courses for non-theatre students.
Please consult the online B.C. Transfer Guide at www.bctransferguide.ca for the most recent transfer information. Students may have to audition for placement in other programs, and should consult with the specific institution regarding these requirements.
BC Secondary School Graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status.
English Language Requirement, TOEFL/ELA/IELTS/CAEL/PTE for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, computer=220, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University ESLF 080 with a minimum B+ grade.
Interview and audition
Apply for Admission/Readmission online or by downloading and completing an application form. Completed applications must be accompanied by the appropriate application fee, official transcripts and other pertinent documents, and should be submitted to:
Registrar's Office Capilano University, Birch building, room 230 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3H5 Phone: 604.984.4900 Fax: 604.984.1798
This program does not accept applications. However, Acting for Stage & Screen students can contact the department for more information about earning this credential. In some circumstances, with permission of the department, a student may use ASAS 190-195 and ASAS 290-295 to substitute for other required courses.
|First Term||Course Credits||Required Credits|
|ACTR 100||Acting I||3.00|
|ASAS 105||Voice and Movement for the Actor I||1.50|
|ASAS 110||Screen Acting I||3.00|
|ASAS 120||Elements of Performance History I||3.00|
|ENGL 100||Academic Writing Strategies||3.00|
|THTR 160||Technical Theatre Fundamentals||3.00|
|Second Term||Course Credits||Required Credits|
|Total Program Credits||31.50|
|ACTR 101||Acting II||3.00|
|ASAS 114||The Screen Actor's Process I||1.50|
|ASAS 115||Voice for the Actor I||1.50|
|ASAS 116||Movement for the Actor I||1.50|
|ASAS 161||Ensemble Projects for the Stage I||3.00|
|ASAS 162||Screen Projects I||1.50|
|University Transferable Elective||3.00|