Humber’s Theatre Arts - Performance program is known for rigorous training in physical and devised theatre that enables you to find success wherever your career path takes you. We are nationally known for our innovative curriculum based in the creation of original work.
We believe in:
Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Perform dramatic roles in a variety of styles, such as in children's plays, plays geared for school audiences, experimental plays presented by alternate theatres, in standard repertoire of current and classical plays presented by regional theatres and festivals, as well as in musicals, revues and cabaret productions.
Perform non-classical, vocal material – solo and choral - and execute basic dance steps and choreography as required by musical productions and classical plays.
Apply different techniques required to perform on proscenium, thrust or arena stages, as well as open air theatres.
Adapt performing style to the electronic media; working for the camera (film, television and video production) as well as the microphone as in various aspects in radio broadcasting.
Provide services as drama resource person for community theatre, recreational programs, children's programs and private teaching.
Accept employment as a professional actor and provide services to professional standards.
We have developed a distinct identity and strong community in the professional world. Our graduates are ground-breakers and explorers. They have careers as performers, directors, producers and writers, as well as film actors, music theatre actors, puppeteers and voice actors, and they are all part of the Humber network of artists. They are creators above all, transforming Canadian theatre with original voices that spring from a diversity of cultures and perspectives.
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Each year, Humber Theatre presents a number of original productions which demand the full creative engagement of performance and production students under the guidance of internationally recognized artists.
Students in Humber's Theatre Arts - Performance program are on stage throughout their time at school, building hours and hours of in-class experience.
All of our faculty has substantial industry experience, and part-time instructors have full-time professional careers.
The Theatre Arts - Performance program Advisory Committee ensures that the program is as up-to-date as possible to ensure that students are receiving the most current education to help them succeed in the performing arts.
|Derek Aasland||Artistic Producer, Cinetic Creations; Director; Composer; Actor|
|Franco Boni||Artistic Director, Theatre Centre|
|Derrik Chua||Producer; Entertainment Lawyer|
|Teodoro Dragonieri||Multi-disciplinary artist; Educator; Artistic Director, Zanni Arte|
|Andrew Lamb||Artistic Director, Roseneath Theatre|
|Jani Lauzon||Actor; Director; Musician; Managing Artistic Director, Paper Canoe Projects|
|Andy McKim||Artistic Director, Theatre Passe Muraille|
|Beatriz Pizano||Artistic Director, Aluna Theatre|
|Joseph Recinos||Actor; Writer; Producer; Humber Theatre Performance Alumnus|
What do you need to say?
What is your passion?
What is your vision for the theatre of tomorrow?
We live in a time of unprecedented socio-economic, political and cultural change. As the theatre shifts to reflect this change, these questions have become vitally important.
The Theatre Performance Program at Humber is dedicated to helping you find the answers to these questions and many more. We offer you the tools you need to express the answers fully as a professional actor and actor-creator: an artist who has the expertise, confidence and creative vision to respond to our times.
Follow the links on the right to find out more about what we do. As you read, notice four things that make our training unique:
Working with nationally and internationally renowned actors and actor-creators, you will develop the skills you need to create your own unique career. Our graduates move resourcefully among all the different worlds of the professional actor: working with professional theatre companies, taking roles in film and television, doing voice-over work, working in dance/theatre, and creating/producing their own work. They are diverse artists working in a diverse world ... and they are making their mark. So can you.
Welcome to the Theatre Performance Program at Humber – comprehensive theatre performance training for the 21st century that is built around your voice, your passion, and your vision for the future.
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