Certificate in Aboriginal Theatre

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wîcêhtowin - Aboriginal Theatre Program

wîcêhtowin - Aboriginal Theatre Program is a transformative certificate program in theatre performance
that engages and empowers Aboriginal students at the University of Saskatchewan. “wîcêhtowin” is a
Cree word, a noun and process: we live together in harmony; we help each other; we are inclusive.

wîcêhtowin - Aboriginal Theatre Program is a comprehensive and experiential-based learning
approach to develop emerging First Nations and Métis theatre professionals in the areas of Performance,
Theatre Design and Collective Creation. The program culminates in a world premiere of a new theatrical
work, created, designed and performed by the program participants. ATP is a two-year (30 credit unit)
cohort-based program delivered over six consecutive semesters of study. The program delivers
meaningful and principled theatre skills that will provide graduates with the requisite training for success
in a creative milieu where significant employment opportunities exist. For those ATP graduates interested
in continuing their education at the University of Saskatchewan, ATP can be used to ladder into degree

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate of Proficiency in Aboriginal Theatre includes the grades earned in:

  • All DRAM courses.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Aboriginal Theatre, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum credit units required in the program.

See Residency for additional details.

Certificate in Aboriginal Theatre