The Certificate in Theatre Arts provides training in drama and theatrical performance that meets the requirements for Drama as a teachable subject in the Faculty of Education. In addition to 2.0 courses that study drama as a literary genre, the Certificate requires participation as a member of either the cast or crew for the Department of English and Writing Studies' Annual Fall Theatre Production (English 2041F/G), 0.5 course in Canadian drama with an emphasis on performance and pedagogy (English 3776F/G), and two 0.5-credit summer courses offered in partnership with and on the campus of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Theatre Studies 3206F/G and Theatre Studies 3207F/G). Students who take this certificate in tandem with a module in English may count 1.0 course toward both.
Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 course from English 1020E, 1022E, 1024E, 1035E, 1036E or both of English 1027F/G and 1028F/G, with a mark of at least 60%. Students should consult with the Department prior to admission.
To qualify for the Certificate in Theatre Arts, students must attain an average of 70% in these 4.0 courses:
2.0 courses from: English 2041F/G, 3666F/G, 3776F/G, Theatre Studies 3206F/G, Theatre Studies 3207F/G.
2.0 courses from: Classical Studies 3100E, English 3226E, 3227E, 3556E.