Professional Actor Diploma

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Program Overview

The Professional Actor Diploma program is a state-of-the-art hybrid of classic, core acting techniques, emergent cutting-edge skills, and business training that prepare students for professional careers in live-action and voice over performance for film, television, commercials, animation, video games, podcasts, and other emergent media.This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

These 6-months create the skills and knowledge required for a lifetime career.

Learning Objective

Successful graduates will be able to dissect and identify the structural elements of a script. They will be able to access variations on command through grounded
performances and presence exercises. They will have greater control of their body and voice so they can create different characters and sounds through the different physical resonators and positions. Students will be able set, measure, and reset short term and long-term goals to ensure ongoing creative and professional progress.

Admission Requirements

To qualify for Story Institute programs applicants must have a strong work ethic and an insatiable willingness to learn. Applicants will be interviewed by a Director or member of the school’s admissions team where they will have an opportunity to exhibit their ability to take direction and showcase their preparation abilities via a prepared audition piece and written or video essay based on assigned homework for the interview. This program requires applicants to have graduated from grade 12 (or equivalent) or being 19 years of age before the start of classes. Applicants who do not have English as their first language and who do not master the language must be able to pass the IELTS test with a minimum overall score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6.0 in each category for the Academic test.

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Vancouver & Prince George

Upcoming start dates:

March 27th, 2023 - September 22nd, 2023


Summer Break: June 19th, 2023 - June 30th, 2023

September 25th, 2023 - March 22nd, 2024


Winter Break: December 18th, 2023 - December 29th, 2023


Term 1 - 12 weeks

Term 2 - 12 weeks

Do you qualify for a scholarship?

With our Purpose Scholarship you can save $1000 on Tuition!


Professional Actor Diploma
$ 9900 with Purpose Scholarship

International Student Tuition: $11900 (Purpose Scholarship qualifies for $10900)
  • Credential: Diploma
  • 480 hours
  • Mon thru Friday 4 hours a day
  • Spring 2021 pricing, price goes up for Fall intake
2021 pricing

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