Why study Theatre at Dal?
Make your dreams a reality
Whether your passion is for acting, directing, playwriting, dramaturgy, 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.
What will I learn?
The Fountain School of Performing Arts has a wide range of courses to get you started in your chosen career in theatre. Within the BA Theatre program, we offer Honours degrees in Acting, Costume Studies, Stage Design & Technical Theatre, and Theatre Studies.
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- Writing About Stage and Screen
- Cave to Castle: Dress from Prehistory to 1450
- Gender in Theatre: A Cross-Cultural Survey
Careers and future study
Choosing Theatre at Dal opens you up to a world of opportunity through a wide variety of career options:
- director, playwright, actor, artisan, technician, or designer in the professional theatre in Canada and abroad
- high school drama teacher
- arts administration in the theatre and film industries
Future studies could include programs at the graduate level in theatre, scenography, or a professional degree such as law.
Undergraduate admission requirements vary based on your previous education and your intended program of study at Dalhousie. Learn about our admissions requirements, book a campus tour, or connect with an advisor if you have questions about your eligibility for admission.