Why study Theatre at Dalhousie?

If you dream of exploring theatre or film, the Fountain School of Performing Arts offers many amazing opportunities:

  • Acting
  • Costume Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Music and Theatre
  • Stage Design and Technical Theatre
  • Theatre Studies
  • Electives for non-major

Whether your passion is for acting, directing, playwriting, analyzing theatre or film, costume design or construction, scenic design or carpentry, lighting, sound, props, stage management, or studying the history of theatre, the Fountain School of Performing Arts can give you what you need to get you started in your chosen career.

Students from different streams of study collaborate with each other and with nationally and internationally renowned directors and designers to present four Fountain School of Performing Arts plays each year.

Dalhousie is ready to foster an artistic partnership with you – one that will lead to a successful career.


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Program details

Bachelor of Arts (BA)