Acting for Stage & Screen Diploma Program Requirements

  • Intakes: Campus Terms Full/Part Time
      North Vancouver Fall Full-Time

    In some circumstances, with prior permission from the department, a student may substitute ASAS 190-195 and/or ASAS 290-295 to substitute for other required courses.

    Continuation Requirements:

    Advancement to 2nd Year (Term Three): Continuation in this program is through a competitive process and is determined by a department selection committee and is based on:

    - A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67 in Terms I and II plus successful completion of all coursework required in Year One of the program profile to qualify for an audition.

    - An audition

    - Professional Behavior Reports.

    Advancement to 3rd Year (Term Five): Continuation in this program is through a competitive process and is determined by a department selection committee and is based on:

    - A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67 in Terms III and IV plus successful completion of all coursework required in Year Two of the program profile to qualify for an audition.

    - An audition

    - Professional Behavior Reports.

    First Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 16.50
    Required: 16.50
    ACTR 100 Acting I 3.00  
    ASAS 105 Voice and Movement for the Actor I 1.50  
    ASAS 110 Screen Acting I 3.00  
    ASAS 120 Elements of Performance History I 3.00  
    ENGL 100 University Writing Strategies 3.00  
    THTR 160 Technical Theatre Fundamentals 3.00  
    Second Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 15.00
    Required: 15.00
    ACTR 101 Acting II 3.00  
    ASAS 114 The Screen Actor's Process I 1.50  
    ASAS 115 Voice for the Actor I 1.50  
    ASAS 116 Movement for the Actor I 1.50  
    ASAS 161 Ensemble Projects for the Stage I 3.00  
    ASAS 162 Screen Projects I 1.50  
    ENGL or CMNS 100-level or higher 3.00  
    Third Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 16.50
    Required: 16.50
    ACTR 200 Acting III 3.00  
    ASAS 208 Performance I 2.00  
    ASAS 214 The Screen Actor's Process II 1.50  
    ASAS 215 Voice for the Actor II 1.50  
    ASAS 216 Movement for the Actor II 1.50  
    ASAS 260 Analysis for Directing and Design 3.00  
    FILM 251 Film Crafts for Actors 3.00  
    PMTI 102 Private Music/Theatre Instruction - I 1.00  
    Fourth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 17.50
    Required: 17.50
    ACTR 201 Acting IV 3.00  
    ASAS 210 Screen Acting II 3.00  
    ASAS 220 Elements of Performance History II 3.00  
    ASAS 225 Voice for the Actor III 1.50  
    ASAS 226 Movement for the Actor III 1.50  
    ASAS 261 Ensemble Projects for the Stage II 3.00  
    ASAS 262 Screen Projects II 1.50  
    PMTI 103 Private Music/Theatre Instruction - II 1.00  
    Fifth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 19.00
    Required: 19.00
    ACTR 304 Special Skills for the Performer I 3.00  
    ASAS 218 Musical Theatre for Actors - Voice 1.50  
    ASAS 219 Musical Theatre for Actors - Dance 1.50  
    ASAS 329 Theatre Performance 3.50  
    ASAS 341 The Screen Actor's Process III 4.00  
    ASAS 370 The Actor's Business 1.50  
    FILM 250 Story and Screenplay 3.00  
    PMTI 202 Private Music/Theatre Instruction - III 1.00  
    Sixth Term   Course Credits Required Credits
    Credits 16.50
    Total Program Credits 101.00
    Required: 16.50
    ACTR 305 Special Skills for the Performer II 3.00  
    ASAS 302 Graduation Showcase 2.00  
    ASAS 321 Conceptual Approaches I 1.50  
    ASAS 329 Theatre Performance Continued  
    ASAS 340 The Actor's Kit 1.50  
    ASAS 362 Screen Projects III 3.00  
    FILM 321 Conceptual Approaches II 1.50  
    FILM 382 Advanced Film Technique 3.00  
    PMTI 203 Private Music/Theatre Instruction - IV 1.00  

    For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University Calendar.