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Creative Practices in Technical Production for Live Performance Graduate Certificate

Note: Admissions have been suspended.

Admission Requirements

  • Advanced training or experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in the performing arts or related technical field with a minimum GPA of 2.70.
  • Be creative, critical and collaborative thinkers, capable of adapting and applying disparate techniques towards the goal of achieving a strong artistic vision
  • Basic knowledge and practical skills from chosen discipline.
  • Be self-motivated and possess a strong desire to learn new ways to work with artists.
  • Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.

Additional Admission Programs

The program does not normally accept part-time students.

Applicants must submit a 500-word letter of intent, clearly outlining their particular area of interest, an overview of their past experience and what they wish to learn throughout the 12-month program, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.

In addition to the normal admission process of Concordia University, all applicants are required to arrange their appointments and obtain detailed information regarding interviews and letter of intent by contacting the Program Director.

Degree Requirements

Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 21 credits.

Creative Practices in Technical Production for Live Performance Graduate Certificate (21 credits)


credits of Core Courses

CPTP 501 Connections (3.00)
CPTP 502 The Art of Proficiency (3.00)
CPTP 503 Aspects of Visual, Aural and Performing Arts (3.00)


credits of Practical Study

CPTP 511 Practical Study I (3.00)
CPTP 512 Practical Study II (3.00)
CPTP 513 Practical Study III (3.00)


credits of Elective Courses

CPTP 514 Practical Study IV (3.00)
CPTP 598 Special Topics in Creative Practices in Technical Production (3.00)

Each candidate’s program of practical study will be chosen in consultation with the Graduate Certificate Program Director.

Academic Regulations

  1. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
  2. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations page for further details regarding the Time Limits. It is expected that students will normally complete the certificate within one year.
  3. Graduation Requirement. In order to graduate, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70.

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