Theatre – Production

Technical DCS

Theatre - Production

This program is offered in English only
Who is it for?

Students wishing to continue in theatrical production, people with entrepreneurial and manual skills.

John-Abbott College

Founded in 1971, John Abbott College is the only English-language cégep in Montreal’s West Island. The college offers pre-university and technical programs as well as a wide range of continuing education programs, catering to over 6,500 full-time and 2,000 part-time students. Considered one of the most beautiful campuses in Quebec, John Abbott has over 500 teachers and some 250 non-teaching staff members.

John-Abbott College

21275 Lakeshore Dr, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 2E5, Canada


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Once you receive your letter of acceptance

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Approximate Costs

  • France (Agreement France-Québec) : from 300 to 365$CAD
  • Other countries : 16 500$CAD


General Admission Requirements

  • 11 years of studies validated in a general course (or in a technical course whose course is related to this DEC program)
  • Interview
  • English test passed

For specific admission conditions, consult the college where the program is held.

Training duration:

 3 years or 6 terms (full time)


Application Deadline

Fall 2022 : March 31 , 2022

Develop a theatrical culture

Design and produce a show decor

Design and manufacture costumes and accessories

Take into account budgetary, technical and stylistic limitations in the staging

Install and manage a lighting system

Use sound devices and produce a soundtrack

Prepare and direct the control of a show

  • Apparitor
  • Assistant director
  • Production coordinator
  • Costume designer
  • Stage director
  • Production director
  • Producer
  • freelance writer
  • Manager Scenographer
  • Technician in: costume, stage, lighting, sound, etc.
Obtaining a Quebec Acceptance Certificate

It is the first document to obtain when starting your immigration process. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

Obtain a Quebec acceptance certificate
Obtaining a Study Permit

There is a second immigration document that you will need to obtain. After receiving your CAQ, you must apply for a Student Permit, which you can do online. This application will be forwarded to a visa office that processes all applications from your country of citizenship or the country into which you have been lawfully admitted. If you click on the button below, you will be redirected to the website where you will find all the details. By clicking on the button below you will be redirected to a website describing all the relevant information about it.

Obtaining health and hospitalization insurance

All international students must hold a valid Canadian health and hospitalization insurance plan for themselves and their accompanying dependents, or they must be covered under a valid reciprocal social security agreement. Citizens of the countries listed below benefit from a reciprocal social security agreement made with Quebec and, as such, may be covered by the Quebec health insurance board (Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec – RAMQ) in the same way as Canadians or permanent residents of Canada. The countries are: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Romania and Sweden. For more information, please consult the reciprocal agreement. All other international students must hold a health and hospitalization insurance plan. The college you will be attending will provide you with information on how to obtain this insurance and the related fees.

Confirming your acceptance and paying the tuition fees

Your letter of acceptance will explain how to complete this final step.

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