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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.
At GLOW Academy in Mississauga and Toronto, Ontario, we provide training in Makeup Artistry, Hair Design, AirBrush Makeup, 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, Photography, 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.
Dance classes for all levels including private classes, group dance classes, and practice sessions:
- Wedding dance classes
- Zumba classes
- Men only dance classes
- Latin and ballroom dance classes including: Samba, Hustle, Cha Cha, Rumba, Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Swing, Jive, Viennese Waltz, Merengue, Mambo, Salsa, Bolero, Paso Doble, Quickstep, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Bachata and Argentine Tango...
* Our curriculum is designed to teach dance in logical order, from easiest to more difficult.
6. 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
Since 1960, the Blanche Macdonald Centre has offered the highest quality of Professional career training in Makeup Artistry, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Hair Design, Esthetics/Spa Therapy and Nail Technology. Considered to be the premium industry leader, the college graduates over one thousand students per year and has two campuses in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.The downtown campus is located on Robson Street near Vancouver Public Library, while our uptown campus is situated in an award-winning, architecturally spectacular mall at City Square.
Everyone deserves the chance to receive the education and develop the skills that will lead to a productive and meaningful place in the world. Our staff are caring professionals dedicated to helping you find the means to discover and express your unique potential. The Blanche Macdonald Centre is a fully registered, bonded and accredited institute, recognized by the provincial government of British Columbia, Canada, under the authority of the PCTIA (Private Career Training Institutions Agency). The College is a wholly owned division of Pacifique Riche Enterprises Ltd. (doing business as Blanche Macdonald Centre).
We offer the highest quality of Professional career training in Makeup Artistry, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Hair Design, Esthetics/Spa Therapy and Nail Technology at two campuses in Vancouver, on Robson Street and at City Square.
8. Alchemy Center, Toronto
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Alchemy Center is Toronto's top multi-disciplinary makeup studio and academy. We offer make-up artist training courses and workshops and workshops which include airbrushing, henna and hair styling. We also provide custom make-up classes for both beginner to advanced students and everyone in between. Day, evening and weekend classes are available to suit your busy schedule. On-going support is also available to all students to ensure that they maintain their learning momentum.
If you are interested in learning the art of makeup and airbrushing, the knowledgeable and passionate instructors at Alchemy Center will make your learning easy, informative and enjoyable. Instead of large groups, where the entire class moves along at the speed of the slowest learner, private or small group lessons ensure that you receive with the instruction and information you need. You won’t have to waste time and money learning things you are not interested in and have no intention of doing. In a one-on-one setting, all the attention is on one thing - you.
Alchemy Center is conveniently located in west Toronto, Ontario and is easily accessible by public transport.
- Alchemy Airbrush Makeup Techniques for Makeup Artists - Level 1
- Alchemy Airbrush Makeup and Body Art Techniques for Makeup Artists - Level 2
- Alchemy Airbrush Bridal Makeup Bootcamp
- Airbrush Eye Makeup Techniques
- Beginner Hands-on Makeup Workshop
- Custom one-on-one tutoring for makeup artists of all levels
- Henna Workshop
- Hair Styling for Makeup Artists
- Colour Theory - coming soon
9. 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)
10. School Of The Photographic Arts: Ottawa
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The School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa's mission is to furnish the resources, environment, tools and instruction to develop the students' signature style, hone their photographic skills, and cultivate their visual literacy.
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