Explore creativity and imagination in action.
This three-year career program will train you to work as a professional actor, exploring a wide range of acting techniques for theatre and film, with performances both in-studio, and in full-scale theatrical productions staged in Dawson’s new theatre. Our training comprises conservatory style, in-studio classes in acting, voice, movement, improvisation, stage combat (including sword-fighting), dance, and acting for camera. We also provide a well-rounded theatrical education with classes in technical theatre, classical and contemporary text, and theatre history.
Graduates of this program typically work with professional theatre companies, and in film, television, radio, voice-over, and motion capture. Our department helps prepare graduates for the world of professional acting with information about agents and their requirements (including headshot photos, demo reels, and online self-promotion); audition preparation, including general auditions for the Quebec Drama Federation; and Montreal film/theatre production info.