Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts is a fully accredited school in Victoria, BC that trains actors for careers in film, TV and theatre. It is the only school of its type on Vancouver Island.
Our full-time Acting for Film & TV diploma program is an intensive, complete foundational program that runs from September to May. At $13,200 CDN (+GST) for domestic students and $17,200 CDN (+GST) for international students, our tuition is well below the Vancouver standard.
We also offer part-time classes, workshops and private coaching for actors preparing for auditions with casting directors and agents.
With our faculty’s extensive expertise and dedication, the Academy’s students graduate extremely well prepared to enter the film and TV industry.
The VAD Arts campus is located in downtown Victoria, surrounded by cafés, galleries, restaurants, and shops. The school is easily accessible by public transit.
Listing last confirmed: Nov. 17, 2021
The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.
The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division