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Take centre stage in this program that finds the perfect balance of conservatory-style classes, performance, and academic course work. Develop your talent in this internationally recognized program. Audition required.
In pursuit of Equity and Accessibility, we encourage student applications from designated groups: persons who are Indigenous (FNMI), racialized, women, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to complete your audition or interview, please let us know by sending an email to email@example.com.
Sample Courses: Introduction to Acting and Improvisation for the Theatre, Movement for the Actor, Voice for the Actor, Nature of Theatre
Career Tracks: Actor, director, voice-over artist, artistic director, producer
Course Requirements: ENG4U required, audition. Auditions for Acting are held in Windsor and Toronto.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
Course Requirements: Grade 12 English required, audition. Auditions for Acting are held in Windsor and Toronto.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary
School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.
Candidates are asked to memorize and prepare two monologues. Each monologue should be approximately one minute in length. One monologue should be by a character from a play by Shakespeare. The other should be by a character from a published modern or contemporary play. You will also learn and present a movement sequence. In addition, your audition will include an improvised scene and cold reading.
Employment Rate of Graduates
(OUGS Fine and Applied Arts, 2017)
"My time in the program helped hone my discipline and skill as an actor. It added detail, depth, and thoughtfulness to my work. Not only has my study in the BFA program made me the performer I am today, it also taught me skills such as communication, confidence, empathy, and professionalism, which are priceless in the acting world and beyond. Take risks and challenge yourself. This program really does provide you with all the tools you’ll need to make yourself a great actor but it’s up to you to become that great actor.”
Eric Branget BFA in Acting 
* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
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Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.
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