ACTING FOR FILM TV & THE THEATRE
- The acting program applies the Stanislavski Method to blend film and television acting with the critical foundations of stage technique. The program is taught by a faculty of acclaimed actors, with credits including The Handmaid’s Tale, American Gods, Orphan Black and Taken. You will explore artistic, technical and business areas of acting, through practical, hands-on training. From movement to voice and improvisation, you will learn the foundations of acting for the camera and stage, as well as the skills for voice-over, screenwriting, pitching, producing, directing, video editing, auditioning and career management.
Maximize your potential in the Acting industry with a Bachelor of Creative Arts degree from Yorkville University--a unique degree completion program that requires prior completion of an acceptable post-secondary diploma in the creative arts. Our articulation agreement with Yorkville University lets you complete your Bachelor of Creative Arts degree in as few as 15 months while working, and helps you develop advanced leadership skills needed to manage production teams, market yourself as a brand, and more.
COMPLETE ACTING PROGRAM
You’ll leave the program with a competitive edge of being “The Complete Actor,” having the skills to act for both the camera and stage. You'll develop a unique understanding of acting within the entire production process, from screenwriting to producing and directing.
PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO AND CAREER MANAGEMENT
You’ll leave the program with professional headshots and an industry-ready portfolio including a demo reel of your film work, a short film and a voiceover mp3. You’ll also get expert advice on self-marketing, auditioning, and finding the right agent, as well as meet with Casting Workbook.
At Toronto Film School, you’ll have a unique opportunity for cross-industry collaboration, working with peers across creative programs and building a diverse network of entertainment professionals. You’ll perform in the productions of filmmaking students, table read film and television scripts with writing students, create pitch packages with graphic design students and record voiceovers with video game design students.
REAL WORLD EDUCATION
You’ll gain invaluable experience performing in all areas of the entertainment industry and build a diverse professional portfolio. As early as your first term, you’ll be performing in front of the camera as well as using film equipment. You’ll also appear in a play by an accomplished guest director on a professional downtown Toronto stage.
In small classes, you’ll be mentored by accomplished working actors, writers, directors, filmmakers and producers who bring industry insights and practices into the classroom, as well as share insider industry connections and networks in both theatre and film.
With hands-on training in front of the camera and on-stage, the program will prepare you with the versatile creative and technical skills you need to succeed as an actor.
Film/ Television Actor
Voice-over artist for radio, TV, animation or video games
Television Commercial Actor
WHO HIRES OUR GRADUATES
Noble Caplan Abrams
Butler Ruston Bell