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Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT), Canada's premier and most technically advanced audio training institute offers Certificate and Diploma programs in Audio Engineering and Music Production, Pro Tools, Ableton Live and Advanced Recording Artist development. Located in the beautiful district of North Vancouver, BC, HIT has access to waterfront parks and enjoys a view of Downtown Vancouver across the Burrard Inlet.
We are a highly specialized elite school that teaches within the environment of a world-class recording studio. HIT is a certified Pro Tools training facility with one of the only two Pro Tools experts in Canada and a certified Ableton training instructor on staff.
All the HIT instructors are successful professionals currently active in the recording, game audio, post audio and film industries. Students receive a great deal of personal attention due to the small class sizes.
Harbourside Institute of Technology is accredited by the PCTIA - the Private Career Training Institutions Agency (of BC). The Agency is given its authority by the Province of British Columbia, Canada, Ministry of Advanced Education.
- Audio Engineering and Music Production Diploma program (9-month)
- Advanced Recording Artist Diploma program (3-month)
- Electronic Music Production Diploma (6-month)
- Pro Tools 101
- Pro Tools 110
- Pro Tools 130 (Game Audio)
- Pro Tools 201
- Pro Tools 210M
- Ableton 101: Weekend Workshop
- Introduction to Basic Recording Techniques
Conveniently located in the heart of Vancouver, BC in Canada, Pacific Audio Visual Institute (PAVI) is a fully-accredited post-secondary school. We offer 1-year comprehensive, "hands-on" diploma programs in Audio Engineering & Production and Music Business Management to students from Canada and around the world.
PAVI provides an outstanding curriculum and world-class facilities, while ensuring that each student is treated and related to as an individual. All PAVI instructors are active industry professionals with invaluable information on how to get your career underway. Each program incorporates career planning and business skills. We also offer an optional Internship Placement Program as part of all our diploma programs.
Graduates leave PAVI with a portfolio, and with the job search and entrepreneurial skills required to build a career in the industry. PAVI actively assists graduates with securing program related work and places qualified students in industry internships while still in school.
3. GLOW Academy - Toronto, Mississauga & Kitchener
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At GLOW Academy in Mississauga, Toronto, and Kitchener, Ontario, we provide professional training in Makeup Artistry, Airbrush Makeup, Hair Design, Lash Extensions, and all areas of Aesthetics, including: Manicures, Pedicures, Waxing, Nails, Facials, Peels, Brow/Lash Tinting, Massage and Microdermabrasion.
Specialized makeup programs are also offered in Bridal, Fashion, TV/SFX and Fantasy makeup. We offer full-time, part-time, evenings and weekend classes with flexible schedules.
We believe that true experience and confidence is built within a practical setting, which is why we are one of the few schools that is excited to provide our students and graduates with the opportunity to gain an extensive amount of practical experience in industry events and our in-house studio.
This allows our students to graduate with a resume full of experience and a complete portfolio book of their actual work as they embark on their career path.
Aesthetic students also have the opportunity to be scheduled into working at our “Beauty Lounge” to further hone their skill sets and confidence by servicing the general public.
Student Testimonial: "The teachers are great, very helpful and understanding. The overall environment of the school is friendly and everyone is so helpful in achieving my career goals. Ive learned a lot of great new techniques in all the courses I have taken so far. Great school! I would recommend this school to all."
- Samantha T, Hamilton, ON
4. Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD)
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The Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver (VCAD) is an innovative and dynamic college of creative applied arts. Our small, intimate campus is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC, near major bus routes and steps away from the Skytrain.
VCAD offers a range of Art and Design diploma programs in fields including fashion, graphic design, interior design, and animation. Our Applied Arts curriculum has been developed to ensure that our graduates are successful in meeting the employment requirements of these industries.
By the end of their studies, graduates will have developed the expertise needed to create a professional portfolio that showcases their creativity and talent while displaying the skill set that employers look for. VCAD maintains close ties with the fashion, graphic design and video gaming industries to continually assess our curriculum and gain insight about industry needs.
Note: Visual College of Art and Design of Vancouver only accepts inquiries here from persons living in Canada at present.
With four convenient locations across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Arthur Murray Dance Studio is your premier dance studio in Toronto, ON. Our locations include Kingsway, Yorkville, North York and Woodbridge. Our dance school operates under the famous and reputable Arthur Murray franchise, the world’s largest dance instruction organization. We've taught Latin & ballroom dance lessons in Toronto to over 100,000 students since 1952.
If you’ve been thinking about dance lessons, but are nervous or intimidated, don’t be. We offer dance lessons to students of all skill levels. We'll work with you to create a personalized program of private lessons & group classes to help you learn what you want, and at your own pace.
Take advantage of our proven 3-way system that includes private classes, group dance classes, and practice sessions. Together, these elements target these areas: knowledge, repetition, and application. Our dance classes have helped thousands of people from all walks of life become confident on the dance floor.
Our studios are staffed with friendly dance teachers who are highly trained professionals striving to make your dance lessons as much fun & as enriching as possible.
6. Fine Eyes Makeup Artists - Makeup Classes in Winnipeg
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Conveniently located in Winnipeg, MB, Fine Eyes Makeup Artists is a makeup artist school owned by professional certified makeup artists with over 16 years experience working in the makeup industry for weddings, beauty, fashion, photo shoots, theatre, television and film. We offer Basic Makeup Classes for pre-teen, teens and adults, as well as a Freelance Makeup Artistry Training Program for aspiring makeup artists.
All makeup classes are taught by certified makeup artists in a small class size of 8 people. Classes remain in small groups in order to enable instructors to have more one-on-one time with the students.
- Pre-Teen Makeup Artistry (French and English classes)
- Teen Makeup Artistry (French and English classes)
- Adult Makeup Boot Camp (French and English classes)
- Freelance Makeup Artistry (2 evenings per week for 16 weeks)
7. Theatre Arts Program, Rocky Mountain College, Calgary
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Located in Calgary, Alberta, western Canada, the Rocky Mountain College Theatre program (formerly known as Playhouse North), provides a full-time conservatory experience that concentrates on the artistic growth of the actor. It is an experientially-based performance training program that features acting training from two of Canada's foremost acting teachers, Val Lieske and Barrett Hileman. As Co-Directors they have designed the program to include dance, movement, stage combat, singing, voice and speech, as well as a range of other class offerings in a Christ centered faith-based environment.
The Rocky Mountain College Theatre program is one of the only Christian conservatory-style training programs in Canada, and the unique combination of integrating ones faith in acting training provides a solid foundation for a successful career in the arts.
Starting Fall 2011, we are now offering courses in Theatre Studies to the community at large. Please e-mail us for more information via our Contact Page.
- Diploma in Theatre Arts (2 years)
- Bachelor degree in Theatre Arts (4 years)
- Courses available to the community at large
- Classes include acting, singing, dance and spiritual formation
- Our programs provide students with a solid foundation to grow as confident and gifted artists
- Continuing education courses from theatre history, to technical theatre, for members of the community at large
Kingdom of Beauty Cosmetic Centre is conveniently located in Mississauga, in the western part of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Southern Ontario. We offer a make-up artist training course that will help you to turn your passion for makeup into your dream career! This course is 10 hours in duration (5 x 2-hour sessions) and is aimed at advanced students who want to start their own freelance make-up artist business. You will learn how you can start your own full-time or part-time makeup business with next to nothing in start-up costs. Graduates can freelance offering their services to private individuals for makeup applications, special occasions and weddings.
Established in 2006, Kingdom of Beauty Cosmetic Centre is owned by Maha Beyhum who decided to follow her passion and specialize in skin care and make-up artistry. Having completed a professional course in make-up artistry at Gina's school of Aesthetics and Electrolysis, she then earned a diploma in skin care at the Britain Institute (school of aesthetics and electrolysis). With extensive industry experience, you can be confident of high-quality instruction in her make-up artistry classes.
- 10-hour make-up artist training course for advanced students who wish to start their own part-time or full-time freelance business. The course consists of 5 x 2-hour sessions. You will be awarded a certificate on successful completion of the course.
Located in the vibrant community of Dawson City in the Yukon Territory in Northern Canada, Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) is an accredited post-secondary institution. We offer a Foundation Year program that specializes in the instruction, promotion and advancement of contemporary visual arts practices from a multiplicity of cultural perspectives. This is the first year of study in a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) or Bachelor of Design degrees (BDes). Students can then transfer into a second year of study at our partnering institutions to complete their degrees.
The Centre For Permanent Makeup offers a unique training program for micropigmentation artists from two locations close to downtown Ottawa in Southern Ontario. As well as online tuition in the art of permanent make-up, we also provide a call-out training service, where you can bring the Centre for Permanent Makeup to your city or salon. We will provide training at your location on a schedule that suits to your needs. At the Centre For Permanent Makeup, our students are guaranteed the most comprehensive Permanent Makeup/Micropigmentation theory available in Canada.
Learn how to create blended and feathered eyebrows, eye & lip liner and full lip shading in the Beginner course and aerola repigmentation and scar camouflage in the Advanced training.
From our two training locations in Ottawa, students will have access to state-of-the-art machinery which you can then purchase through us after completion of the program. We also offer an online tuition program where you can learn your new trade via web-cam. We are fully accredited by the American Academy of Micropigmentation.
- Theoretical knowledge of permanent makeup
- How to analyse and enhance facial features
- How to operate permanent makeup machinery
- Eye and lip liner enhancement techniques
- Full lip shading techniques
- How to create symmetrical eyebrows
- the most comprehensive Permanent Makeup theory available in Canada.
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