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- Bachelor of Fine Arts – Dramatic Arts (Technical/Design)
Through our rigorous program of hands-on theatre experiences, you refine your artistic techniques and develop lifelong skills such as creativity, confidence, and discipline. Courses in theatre history and theory provide a comprehensive understanding of drama’s essential role in society.
Our innovative program highlights the connections between performance, directing, and devised theatre, ensuring appreciation for historic traditions and anticipating future trends. Explore courses in acting, voice, and movement, and discover a range of performance techniques, including theatre for young audiences, improvisation, and physical theatre. Enrich your classroom experiences by performing in a season of exhilarating theatre productions that range in style and scale.
You have full access to co-operative education, international exchanges, independent and applied studies as well as volunteer opportunities. uLethbridge is the only university in Alberta to offer co-operative education to all majors in the university, at both the undergrad and grad level.
Participate in a dynamic season of theatre activities, including Mainstage productions supervised by professors, the student-run TheatreXtra series, and an array of practical workshops, play readings, public forums, and special events.
- Department of Drama
Find out more about the Drama Department and what it is like.
- Degree Length
- Fine Arts Additional Admissions Requirements
Not Required for First year students.
Transfer and Post-Diploma students have additional requirements.
- University Theatre – 450-seat proscenium theatre
- David Spinks Theatre – configurable black box
- Performance lab, rehearsal studios, greenroom, and dressing rooms
- Scenic, lighting, and costume design studios
- Scene & Properties shop with industrial, power, and hand tools
- Costume labs
- Dye and craft room
- Electrics area
Find out more about our spaces and technology.
- Related Degree Options
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Dramatic Arts (Performance)
Bachelor of Fine Arts – Dramatic Arts /Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts (Dramatic Arts) /Bachelor of Education
Bachelor of Arts (Dramatic Arts) or Bachelor of Arts & Science (Dramatic Arts)
Bachelor of Arts (Dramatic Arts)/Bachelor of Management (same page as BA (Dramatic Arts))
- Student Testimonials
"You have the opportunity to learn so much by being involved in productions. Work on as many as possible. Even after completing all of your credits, the experience of a production will provide so many enriched learning experiences." - Laura Cheverie
Check out what alumni are saying about your program.
Oct. 9 - 13
She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen
Nov. 6 - 10
Alice: A devised adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s Alice in Wonderland
Feb. 12 - 16
DADA DOES NOT MEAN ANYTHING: An Avant-garde Cabaret
Mar. 12 - 16
- Fine Arts Scholarships & Awards
Find monetary support as a student in the Faculty of Fine Arts – both as a future student and continuing.
For current information on admission and program requirements, visit the Registrar's Office website.
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- Artistic Directing
- Lighting Design
- Set Design
- Costume Design
- Makeup Artistry
- Technical Directing
- Stage Directing
Some of these careers require additional education. Students may also choose to continue their education at the MFA or Ph.D. level.
Find more information about careers opportunities.