|Canada, Ontario, Oakville
|Bachelor's Degree, College
|4 years, including 4 months internship
|CA$36,300 per year
The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$33,338), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses), and on their experience as demonstrated in a comprehensive audition.
Learn more about the Comprehensive Audition.
No other performing arts school offers Sheridan’s degree of professionalism.
Become a “triple threat”
Sheridan’s new Honours Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance gives students theoretical and practical training in three core disciplines of acting, singing and dance through a comprehensive and holistic approach that will prepare you to perform in an international landscape.
Sheridan is Canada’s best-known musical theatre school, so our students get more attention—from audiences and performing arts industry recruiters. You’ll be held to high standards in this rigorous musical theatre program, but you’ll refine your talent while performing in professional surroundings before paying customers.
No business like show business
No other performing arts school offers Sheridan’s degree of professionalism. You’ll have classes in acting, singing and dancing five days a week, plus weekly one-on-one tutorials with faculty in acting and singing. In addition to studio work, you’ll get instruction in scriptwriting, music theory and music theatre history.
A special focus on business and entrepreneurial skills prepares graduates to assume leadership roles in the entertainment industry or to create their own production companies.
- Personalized instruction and coaching in acting, singing and dancing, with plenty of face time with instructors.
- Professional guidance to polish your auditioning skills and work ethic.
- Opportunities to showcase your performing arts talent in high-profile settings.
This degree program offers tremendous challenges and rewards — including a career path that might lead you to stages in Toronto, Broadway, London and beyond.
All that hard work will pay off when you take the stage. The musical theatre program puts on six musicals a year in Theatre Sheridan at the Trafalgar Road Campus in Oakville, as well as a number of theatrical productions in the Studio Theatre. In addition, every student has individual performances in acting, dance and commercial singing.
By the time you earn your Music Theatre Performance degree you’ll be a genuine “triple threat”—acting, singing and dancing—with solid audition skills and a list of performing credits. And you might already have a name and a reputation among professional artistic directors and recruiters.
This program contains a mandatory internship for all students during the summer (May-August) between the 3rd and 4th years.
Internships are a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with work experience within a professional environment. Internship work terms are related to the academic studies of the student and may be paid or unpaid. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.
Graduates of Sheridan’s prestigious Music Theatre Performance program are highly sought-after in the industry for their cultivated skills, sophisticated professionalism, and consummate practical performance experience.
Sample Career Opportunities:
- Canadian summer theatre festivals (Stratford, Shaw, Charlottetown, Drayton)
- Disney World, Tokyo Disney and other major theme parks
- International cruise-ship lines
- Regional theatres (MTC, Neptune, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper)
- Directing, Choreography, Music Directing
- Administration Roles (Artistic Director)