BA Program in Performing Arts in Canada

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Performing Arts

A BA (Bachelor of Arts) is a popular undergraduate degree that provides the education necessary for many types of careers.  A BA also prepares students for advanced paths of study, such as a master’s or doctorate degree.

Studying the performing arts can be as much an academic pursuit as it is a technical one. Explore the depths of the theory and practice of dance, theater, music and performance art in one interdisciplinary field.

Canada is a North American country consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean.

Top BA Programs in Performing Arts in Canada 2017

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Bachelor of Arts

University of Calgary
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Calgary

Your program will enable you to develop your ability to think and write critically while exploring the past, present and future of society. You will have the opportunity to gain an appreciation for the diversity and importance of the languages, art, literatures, music, and religions of the world. You can also choose to delve into relevant issues and themes including law, gender, national identity and... [+]

Best Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Performing Arts in Canada 2017. Your program will enable you to develop your ability to think and write critically while exploring the past, present and future of society. You will have the opportunity to gain an appreciation for the diversity and importance of the languages, art, literatures, music, and religions of the world. You can also choose to delve into relevant issues and themes including law, gender, national identity and technology. Many programs also explore the nature and influence of human behaviour. Our Music and Dance programs engage you in artistic development, creative expression and scholarly discipline. The Bachelor of Arts degree is offered as either a B.A. or B.A. (Honours), both requiring the completion of 20.0 full course equivalents (120 credits) and normally four years of full-time study. Your Faculty and Major Studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree means that you are a student in the Faculty of Arts. The major that you choose refers to the subject area you’d like your Bachelor of Arts degree to focus on (e.g. Bachelor of Arts, major in History). This is something that you will have indicated when you applied for admission. Haven’t decided on a major? You should take courses from a number of different areas to see where you’d like to focus your studies. The courses on this list will help you choose courses for first year registration. You’re not required to declare your major until the end of your second full-time year,... [-]

BA (Honours) Popular Music Studies

Bishop's University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 Canada Sherbrooke

At Bishop’s, our programs and courses are constantly being redesigned and expanded allowing students to help realize their full potential as musicians or perhaps discover music’s power for the first time in an ever-changing, ever-shrinking artistic world. [+]

“WITHOUT MUSIC, LIFE WOULD BE A MISTAKE.” NIETZSCHE We couldn’t agree more! At Bishop’s, our programs and courses are constantly being redesigned and expanded allowing students to help realize their full potential as musicians or perhaps discover music’s power for the first time in an ever-changing, ever-shrinking artistic world. In an effort to meet the demands of music in the 21st century, students at Bishop’s since 2008 have had the choice of pursuing studies in two different disciplines: traditional Classical Music or in the bourgeoning area of Popular Music Studies. (Jazz, Rock & Pop) Interdisciplinary programs include degrees in Arts Administration and Secondary Music Education, both with a music emphasis. You will find incredible flexibility within all of our programs allowing you the opportunity to explore other areas of interest across the Bishop’s campus. Why Study Music at Bishop’s – How We’re Unique The B.A. vs. The B.Mus. Students comparing music programs in North America often seek reassurance that a music degree earned at Bishop’s ranks favourably with those found elsewhere. You will quickly discover that the core courses offered at Bishop’s in Music are the same as those in all other institutions. In addition, we can proudly boast small class sizes and a collegial, non-competitive environment that facilitates not only the development of your talents, but your confidence as well. Life-long friendships too begin at Bishop’s and are among our proudest accomplishments. Our students come from across the country and around the world not to mention the native Quebec... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Music

Canadian Mennonite University
Campus Full time 8 - 24 months September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

Can you imagine how music might offer a vision of beauty in a broken world, help us hear the voices of those different from ourselves, transform us, and be seen as a gift of God? Music studies balance rigorous discipline alongside creative imagination, and the urge for artistic excellence and passion alongside compassion and sensitivity to human need. Concentrations include performance, music education, musicology, music ministry, and comprehensive studies. [+]

Best Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Performing Arts in Canada 2017. Can you imagine how music might offer a vision of beauty in a broken world, help us hear the voices of those different from ourselves, transform us, and be seen as a gift of God? Music studies balance rigorous discipline alongside creative imagination, and the urge for artistic excellence and passion alongside compassion and sensitivity to human need. Concentrations include performance, music education, musicology, music ministry, and comprehensive studies. The Bachelor of Music is a professional program offering the following concentrations: music education, music ministry, musicology, performance, and comprehensive. Students are able to complete one or more concentrations for their degrees. Graduates from these concentrations frequently pursue graduate studies before embarking on a professional career in music. While these concentrations are identified as career track, these degrees are also valuable as general arts degrees. B.Mus. graduates often are acknowledged as well-disciplined, well-educated, and imaginative people, with the competence to serve society well in a wide variety of areas. Music Education Concentration - This concentration is designed for students who are interested in teaching music in the school setting. Students can focus on Early/Middle Years, Senior Years Choral, or Senior Years Instrumental. The B. Mus. in music education concentration requires a further two-year Certification program before the graduate is able to teach in the public school system (Manitoba universities offer only two-year after-degree education certification programs. Other provinces differ, with some offering 8- and 12-month programs). Music Ministry Concentration -... [-]

Honours Bachelor of Arts in Drama

University of Toronto
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Toronto

The program of the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies combines high standards of practical, professional theatre training with a broad, rich, and rigorous academic program. Offering courses in dramatic literature, dramaturgy, world theatre, and critical theory and history, as well as practical streams in acting, production and design, and playwriting and directing, the Drama Centre emphasizes the integration of academic and... [+]

Honours Bachelor of Arts in Drama The program of the Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies combines high standards of practical, professional theatre training with a broad, rich, and rigorous academic program. Offering courses in dramatic literature, dramaturgy, world theatre, and critical theory and history, as well as practical streams in acting, production and design, and playwriting and directing, the Drama Centre emphasizes the integration of academic and practical work in its holistic approach to classical through contemporary theatre and performance. First-Year Courses DRM 100Y1 - Drama: Form and Style Advice for First Year DRM 100Y– Drama : Form and Style is a mandatory pre- or co-requisite for all DRM courses, including the entry points to the three practical streams: DRM 200Y – Introduction to Performance, DRM 228H – Introduction to Playwriting, and DRM 254Y – Production, all of which are open to first-year students. Acceptance into DRM 200Y is based on an audition and interview held in April and again in August; acceptance into DRM 254Y is based on an interview held in April; and acceptance DRM 228H is based on a portfolio submission due in May. Careers A Drama Major or Minor may be combined with programs in a wide variety of other fields, such as programs in languages and literature and programs such as Anthropology, Canadian Studies, Cinema Studies, Classics, Commerce, Fine Art, History, Music, Psychology, Religion, Sociology, and Women’s Studies. Toronto (St. George) campus [-]