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Theatre Arts - Technical Production

Tuition fee CA$17,223 per year

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Humber’s Theatre Arts – Technical Production diploma program provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to launch your career working in the performing arts industry. By learning how to build props, costumes, set pieces, paint scenery, incorporate light, sound, and video into a theatrical performance or live event, and serve the collaborative team through stage management, you will have the foundational knowledge to work in theatre, film, television, as well as concert and live event production.

This program allows graduates to focus their career objectives towards just one of these branches of the performing arts or any combination of them, depending on where your interests lie. Want to solely work in theatre? You’ll have those skills. You’d prefer to jump between staging concerts and working on film and television sets? We’ve got you covered! We focus on creative work in a collaborative artistic environment with professional discipline, broad-based training, and education in all areas of production for the performing arts, while instilling a commitment to lifelong learning in this constantly changing field.

Faculty have substantial industry experience and full-time professional careers in the performing arts industry. We teach production primarily through the lens of theatrical productions since the theatre is the most holistic amalgamation of the skills and techniques required by all performing arts.

During your time in the program, you will also have opportunities to collaborate and be exposed to some of Humber’s other exciting creative programs. Collaborations with external partners further round out your overall experience and provide networking opportunities to help kick start your career.

Career opportunities

With more than 90 venues in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and many more producing companies, Toronto is the third-largest theatre centre in the English-speaking world. Toronto is also the source of theatre productions, concert tours and industrial shows that tour nationally and internationally.

There are many opportunities behind the scenes for the technicians and craftspeople we train, and our graduates make careers as carpenters, prop builders, puppeteers, conventional and moving light technicians, sound technicians, wardrobe personnel, riggers, and scenic painters.

In the management realm, our graduates work as stage managers, technical directors and production managers. Our graduates also work in related areas of the entertainment industry including cruise ships, theme parks, ice shows, concert tours, industrial presentations, specialized service companies, and film and television. Some graduates form companies collaborating with performers and designers to create original work. Your career may also take you to more senior management positions.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Working at Heights and Personnel Lift Training

Qualified students have the opportunity to earn Working at Heights and Personnel Lift Training certifications as part of their program. There may be an additional cost involved.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent of Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States