note: if your first language is not english please review our english language requirements page.
fees for the academic year 2020/2021. please note: tuition and fees are listed in canadian dollars.
first-year international students pay an additional $4,000 cad student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 cad student fee (2020/2021 only).
international health fee is an additional $750 per year.
international student fees are due on the first day of class.
|tuition and other fees||1st year||2nd year|
|private lessons||$ 535||$ 1,725|
|student union||$ 168||$168|
|health insurance fee||$ 410||$ 410|
|fitness centre fee||$ 80||$ 80|
|graduation fee||$ –||$ 100|
|total||$ 6,891||$ 7,367|
|1stinstallment due upon first day of class||$ 3,775||$ 4,062|
|2ndinstallment due january 6||$ 3,117||$ 3,305|
|other program costs||1st year||2nd year|
graduates from this program may find employment with:
musical theatre productions
film and television
the theatre performance program also has degree pathway agreements with university of limerick, unb - saint john, york university, and dalhousie university.
many holland college programs have degree pathways. for more information, see our degree pathways section.
please note: there will be no intake into this program in september 2021.
in the theatre performance program, you will gain the acting, voice, and dance skills required for interdisciplinary performers, as well as a comprehensive understanding of associated careers in the performing arts. you will be encouraged to develop your own artistic voice through courses in creativity and improvisation, while also learning business and communication skills related to the performance industry. best of all, you’ll be learning in a professional arts environment, at the confederation centre of the arts and the mack theatre!
by the time you graduate, you’ll be ready to start your career, or continue training in a conservatory or university setting.
view a detailed list of courses for this program.
check out this video created by our dance performance student connor sharpe: “average week” featuring the music “a great big world—this is the new year”
the holland college school of performing arts (sopa) is a partnership between holland college and confederation centre of the arts.
prepare for a career in the performing arts in the 2-year dance performance program. develop technical and artistic skills in ballet, contemporary, jazz and tap, and explore your creative potential.
performing arts foundation
the one-year performing arts foundation program will help you discover your career options in the spotlight and behind the scenes. learn to dance, sing, act and improvise, and explore the technical side of theatre, including stage management, prop construction, and makeup.