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THE 2511 Introduction au jeu

Two people acting in a play.

Lecturer: Suzanne Lambert

Course topic: Introduction to the techniques and disciplines of theatrical performance.

This course is for all those who wish to learn the basics of acting on stage. We will explore the work of actors through practical acting exercises (solo, duo, and group), diction, voice, improvisation, as well as how to work a script and build a character.

Schedule: Tuesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.; Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

THE 2595 Régie

Student working at a sound board.

Lecturer: Tina Goralski

Course topic: The magic of the theatre is largely dependent on stage management. How do stage managers handle different theatrical departments, artistic partners and technical requirements? This course on stage management will give you an overview of the role of stage managers and how they successfully fulfill their various responsibilities.

Schedule: Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

Prerequisites: THE 1501

THE 4500 Création théâtrale

Person putting up a sign for an upcoming production.

Lecturer: Ana Pfeiffer Quiroz

Course topic: Cross-cultural dialogue on the stage.

This practical workshop, open to all, examines new creative methods in the performing arts that are based on concepts rooted in cultural diversity and cross-cultural dialogue.

Schedule: Mondays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.

THE 3590 Son

Students working on sound for a production.

Lecturer: Nicolas Di Gaetano

Course topic: Sound design and use on the stage.

Just like writing, acting and directing, sound plays a vital role in theatre productions, films and concerts. Do you want to make your audience laugh or cry, enchant them or scare them, make them fall in love or horrify them? All this can be achieved thanks to effective sound design. Come study with Nick Di Gaetano and learn ways to impress your friends!

Schedule: Mondays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

CMN 4500 B00 Inégalités numériques

Digital tools.

Lecturer: Lena Hübner

Whether they are used to keep up with the news, play video games, or ask for financial assistance, digital tools are everywhere. Even so, many people are not comfortable using such technologies or don’t have access to them. Gaining a better understanding of these challenges can help us create a more inclusive digital society. 

Schedule: Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

DCN 2500A Atelier en cultures numériques

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In this digital age, we have the power to decrypt texts, explain the past, and create a future rich in interdisciplinary discoveries. Enrol in DCN 2500 to learn how to decrypt texts using NVivo, Voyant, Gephi and other tools, each more interesting than the last.

Schedule: Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact the program coordinator to request permission to enrol.

FRA 3533 Prix littéraires


Lecturer: Myriam Legault-Beauregard

Following a brief overview of how literary prizes play a role in legitimizing writers, students will be asked to act as literary jury members to discuss various extracts of works that have won such prizes.

Schedule: Tuesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. (from January 8 to February 19, 2024) 

FRA 3543 Vers une littérature inclusive

Pencil crayons.

Lecturer: Nikita Kamblé-Bagal

Since the Second World War, women have become increasingly numerous in the job market. However, the masculine gender continues to be used in job descriptions for positions occupied primarily by women. Students will examine the transition to more inclusive language over the past fifty years.

Schedule: Tuesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:20 p.m. (from February 26 to April 10, 2024) 

CIN 4521 Le cinéma queer international

Movie posters.

Lecturer: Florian Grandena

There are *NO PREREQUISITES* to enrol in CIN 4521 on international queer cinema. Presented as a film club, this course focuses on stories that are important to the queer community in all its diversity. Evaluations will be in the form of essays, Wikipedia page creation or podcast production.

Schedule: Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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