stage management

BFA Technical Theatre Stage Management

The only comprehensive university stage management program in Canada


Highlights of our program:

  • Large number of stage management practicums at a variety of levels
  • Large number of  classes in stage management
  • Depth of interaction with theatre professionals, staff,  faculty, graduate and undergraduate students.

You will learn:

  • Leadership
  • Collaboration skills
  • Artistic skills
  • Managerial tools
  • Operation of backstage, onstage and rehearsal rooms
  • Rehearsal documentation
  • Performance calling
  • Integration of all technical elements
  • Preparation to enter the theatre world as a professional stage manager

The intensive training in this program is recognized by industry professionals, including Canadian Actor’s Equity Association. Upon graduation, you will be awarded a credit towards the apprenticeship credits required to become a full Equity member.

Courses and Planning Your Schedule:

Download the BFA Stage Management Course List to see degree requirements, course descriptions and standard schedules.

Kyle Ireland
Fine Arts Recruitment Coordinator
Phone: 780.492.8840

John Raymond
BFA Technical Theatre Program Coordinator
Phone: 780.492.8719

How to Apply and Admission Requirements

Application to the BFA Technical Theatre Production program is a 2-step processApply to Drama to schedule an interview by April 1 (early applications encouraged) and apply to the U of A by May 1.


Important Dates and Information

Meet some of our current Technical Theatre Stage Management students!



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Why Choose Drama at the U of A? 

Drama Alumni 

Office of the Registrar and Student Awards – Visit their homepage, a good resource for all prospective students!



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