Victoria Academy of Dramatic Arts

Training: Full and Part-Time
Full-time Diploma Program: Oct 1 – May 31

At VAD Arts our signature Acting for Film & TV program is an 8-month intensive actor career training program. Students will gain a foundation in naturalistic acting techniques that will prepare them for a career in film, television, and theatre.

We also offer part-time classes and workshops on Voice, Voiceover, Movement, Acting for Film & TV, and more.

We are a fully designated learning institution, that accepts international students, and can offer student loans. Visit StudentAid BC for information about Student Loans.

618 Yates Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 1K9
Phone: 250-580-2588

Theatre SKAM School of Performing Arts

Theatre SKAM has been active in the Victoria theatre community since 1995. Since then we have reached out globally including England and Wales. We strive to bring innovative work into the community that is – above all – never boring!

Our school offers a variety of year-round professional film, drama, writing and production classes/camps for home learners, children, youth, teens, and sometimes adults. We now offer most of our classes online. Our classes emphasize imagination, collaboration and exploring self-expression.


Phone | 250.FUN.SKAM (250.386.7526) or  250.532.7766 (School Cell)
Post | P.O. box 8563, Victoria BC V8W 3S2
Visit | SKAM Satellite Studio – 849 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1H6

Spotlight Academy

Acting Classes for Adults

We offer an introductory and advanced Adults in Film & Television course. The introduction course is aimed at the adult student who is curious about what it takes to get started as an actor. The advanced course is aimed at the actor who is already working or ready to audition for agents.

Acting Classes & Camps For Tots, Kids & Teens

We offer acting classes and camps for kids from the age of 4 to 16. There is a Professional Program for Teens, a Kids in Film Course, Acting 101, Stage Scholarship Program for kids in need and a Tiny Tots program for Stage & Television. Explore the world of film with Spotlight Academy’s film camps and discover the magic of filmmaking.

Private Coaching & Mentoring

Jacqui Kaese offers private coaching and taping for prescreen auditions, taped auditions and callbacks at her beautifully appointed studio. She also offers consultation to actors and models ready for representation and refers them to agents all over Canada.
Spotlight Academy
# 201 – 774 Goldstream Ave
Langford – Victoria BC


Pacific Design Academy

Training: Full-Time and Part-Time

The Pacific Design Academy is at the forefront of a new kind of arts education. Our dynamic curriculum is dictated by the current and evolving needs of the design Marketplace. The quality education you receive is artistically inspired and supported by the latest digital technology. We encourage our students to develop marketable skills and foster individual ability and excellence.

1252 Wharf Street
Victoria, BC  V8W 1T8


University of Victoria

Training: Full-Time

Our Film Studies program offers an enviable combination of lectures, screenings, writing and hands-on production work. We invite you to learn more about this growing field of research and creative activity.

Maureen Bradley
Department of Writing


Sarah Riecken

Fine Arts Advising Officer


Camosun College

Training: Part-Time

Camosun College offers a part-time Film-100 course. This course introduces students to the academic, critical, and theoretical study of film as an art form and as a technical medium of expression. It will offer students several different disciplinary lenses (such as historical, social, and cultural) with which to view and analyze films.

Lansdowne Campus
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria, BC  V8P 5J2
Phone: 250-370-3550
Toll-Free: 1-877-554-7555

Vancouver Island School of Art

Training: Full and Part-Time

The Vancouver Island School of Art is a learning community dedicated to the advancement of art education through comprehensive programs and presentations for adults of all ages. The focus of the courses and workshops offered by the school is on technique, personal expression and contemporary context.

Vancouver Island School of Art
2549 Quadra Street
Victoria, BC  V8T 4E1
Phone: 250-380-3500


Timber Sound Production

Timber Sound Productions was built from the concept that high-end production can come from anywhere. Nestled away in a West Coast paradise, the people of Timber Sound have worked on projects with some of the biggest brands in the world.

With shimmering, shiny, state-of-the-art gear and years of experience across various media industries (advertising, video games, music etc), the Timber Sound team is ready to grow your audio potential.