Program Information

School: Capilano University
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Visual and Performing Arts, General
Description: The Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) program is unique in Canada.

Co-administered by Capilano University and Douglas College, nowhere else in the country have two academic arts institutions partnered to offer an interdisciplinary performing arts degree that has a commitment to collaboration and self-generation – elements which are crucial to young artists’ future success.

URL: Performing Arts at Capilano University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $10,716

Please see website for cost breakdown as fee varies for each individual course.

Careers: Musicians and Singers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

Completion of a minimum 87 credits of 100-level or higher coursework as follows: 60 performing arts credits with a minimum GPA of 2.5; 6 English credits; 9 elective credits (non-performing arts); and 12 additional upper-level credits. Interview/audition is required. Resume or CV, including relevant artistic/arts experience. Two reference letters from non-related individuals familiar with the applicant’s creative work. Letter of Intent outlining “As you see your future, what are the ways you can imagine working as an artist?”