Choose NTS

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An unparalleled school for artists who want to make a career in theatre.

10 reasons to choose NTS

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1

Follow an uncompromisingly intense curriculum, demanding the most of yourself while respecting your individuality as an artist

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2

Study in an environment with an irresistible energy and an openness to diversity in all its forms

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3

Be taught by Canada’s leading theatre practitioners in classes of a maximum of 14 students—NTS boasts an overall ratio of two teachers per student.

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4

Work in an environment based on innovation and collaboration among all theatre disciplines.

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5

Build a large network of fruitful and abiding professional contacts among the multitude of practitioners who train you and your peers from the School’s other programs.

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6

Prepare for a successful career: more than 95% of NTS graduates obtain professional contracts directly related to their training upon completing their program.

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7

Join a prestigious community of influential graduates, recognized for their leadership and their cutting-edge work—each year, NTS students and alumni receive over 100 awards and distinctions.

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8

Study and live in Montreal, a city known for its creativity and an inspiring cultural hub.

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9

Benefit from a comprehensive financial aid package: bursaries, emergency loans, and financial support for artistic projects.

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10

Find a caring and attentive environment during your studies and assistance after graduation

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    ART APART | Urgent support for emerging artists amid COVID-19 crisis

    Because physical distance shouldn’t mean total isolation, the National Theatre School of Canada (NTS) is allocating $60,000 in support of emerging artists (as 80 grants of $750). These funds will be granted to theatre artists in training, or artists who have completed a theatre training program within the past five years, to present a piece of art online.

    Apply online: https://ent-nts.ca/en/art-apart

    Please note that the School's activities are suspended until May 1st. Subscribe to the newsletter to find out about the latest developments regarding the crisis.