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SCPA ToursTours

Explore the SCPA spaces and facilities on a guided tour. Register for a SCPA tour on the UCalgary Campus Tour site (currently closed for maintenance - check back soon!).
For group tours, Please email your request and include your preferred date(s), time(s), program(s) and anticipated number of participants.

Observe a Class

Enter the classroom and see the SCPA faculty and students in action! Visit the SCPA Courses site, then email your request and include your preferred program(s), course(s), and availability.

Attend a Free Performance

See SCPA Events for a full listing of upcoming events.

UCalgary Annual Open House

Find more information and register for the event on the Open House website. SCPA Faculty members and current students will be available throughout the day to answer your questions and to offer tours. 

Annual Teachers' Conference

Visit the Teachers' Conference website for more information. The SCPA is proud to host the fifth annual Elementary and Secondary Teachers’ Conference for Dance, Drama, and Music teachers on May 19, 2017 (district wide non-instruction day). 


Across our three divisions audiences can engage with tradition and experimentation, virtuosity and rebellion,
as our students and faculty animate the classical and champion the emerging.

Division of Dance

DanceButtonDance at the School of Creative and Performing Arts combines rigour with experimentation, discipline with creativity, and reflection with passion. Our graduates demonstrate a deep engagement with all aspects of the performance experience, act as informed advocates for the arts as engaged citizens of their communities, and navigate and flourish in a range of professional and educational careers. 
To apply for admission to a Dance program, please complete an
Admission Application and a Dance Entrance Audition Application.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

You want an intensive, rigorous, in-depth study of the art form with a focus on studio training. >More

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

You want to combine your passion for dance with an interest in related fields, and potentially pursue a double major or a minor. >More

Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin)

You want to investigate the interdisciplinary relationship between science and the arts. >More

Division of Drama

DramaButtonAt the heart of the theatre experience exists the thrill of exploration. Drama at the School of Creative and Performing Arts offer an exciting blend of intellectual rigor and professional experience that provides students with a profound interdisciplinary experience. Our graduates become the theatre artists of tomorrow, and the technicians, educators and researchers of the future.
To apply for admission to a Drama program, please complete an
Admission Application.
For information on graduate-level programs, please visit the SCPA Drama Graduate website.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

You want to immerse yourself in intense studies and be provided the tools needed to decode connections between theory and practice, history and contemporary culture, play and performance. >More

Bachelor of Fine Art (Drama)/Bachelor of Education

You want to investigate the relationship between drama and education, and to fast-track your training in a five-year degree program that will prepare you for teaching drama at the primary or secondary level. >More

Division of Music

MusicButtonMusic at the School of Creative and Performing Arts offer extraordinary opportunities for learning about music through performance, research and creative activity. The world-class acoustics of the Eckhardt-Gramatté Recital Hall and a focus on the growing realm of digital media offer students and faculty exciting opportunities to hear, create and perform music. Our graduates become leading performers, composers, arrangers, educators and researchers.
To apply for admission to a Music program, please complete an
Admission Application.
If you are applying for a BMus program, please also complete a
Music Entrance Audition Application.
For information on graduate-level programs, please visit the SCPA Music Graduate website.

Bachelor of Music (BMus)

You want to enter a professional career in music, and wish to specialize your training as a Major in Performance, Composition, or Integrated Studies. >More

Bachelor of Arts (Music)

You want to combine your passion for music with an interest in related fields, and potentially pursue a double major or a minor. >More

Music and Education Concurrent Programs

You want to investigate the relationship between music and education, and to fast-track your training in a five-year degree program that will prepare you for teaching music at the primary level (BA Music/B Education) or the secondary level (BMus/B Education). >More