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 from any 1000-level or above “E” or combination of two 1000-level or above “F/G” courses from any department in the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Information and Media Studies (FIMS), or Music, or from the Department of Anthropology, the Department of History, the Department of Political Science 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:
2.0 courses from: English 2041F/G, English 3776F/G, Theatre Studies 3206F/G, Theatre Studies 3207F/G, the former English 3666F/G.
2.0 courses from: Classical Studies 3100E, English 3556E, the former English 3226E, the former English 3227E.