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Virtual Visits and Key People | Added on May 16, 2007

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Discover the arts with ArtsAlive! Watch and read interviews with artists from the world of music, theatre and dance.

In the Music section, learn about the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, as well as about orchestral music, instruments, musicians, composers, conductors and more.

In the English Theatre section, find out about playwrights, directors, actors and set designers as well as what it takes to transform a play from the page to the stage. You may also want to visit the virtual exhibit The Secret Life of Costumes.

In the Dance section, learn more about dance and meet artists from the world of ballet, contemporary dance, musical theatre and more.

You can also consult the Students section to help you find your way around the site.

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Please note that the programs of study listed below were drawn from websites providing vocational and educational information in the province of Québec (including educational institutions). For more detailed information, please visit these websites directly.

Programs of study directly linked


  • Professional Music and Song Techniques (Composition and Arrangement) (551.A0)
  • Professional Music and Song Techniques (Performance) (551.A0)
  • Professional Theatre (Acting) (561.C0)
  • Professional Theatre (Production - Design) (561.A0)


  • Acting for the Theatre
  • Art Education/Visual Arts
  • Art History
  • Contemporary Dance
  • Creative Writing
  • Design
  • Design for the Theatre
  • Drama
  • Electroacoustic Studies
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Music Performance
  • Theatre: Performance Creation

Programs of study indirectly linked

Vocational training

  • Carpentry (5819)
  • Interior Decorating and Visual Display (5827)


  • Fashion Design (571.A0)
  • Graphic Design (570.A0)
  • Illustration (574.A0)
  • Interior Design (570.E0)
  • Professional Photography (570.F0)


  • Art History and Studio Art
  • Arts Administration
  • Arts Management
  • English and Creative Writing
  • English: Drama and Theatre
  • Jazz Studies
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music History
  • Music Theory
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Photography
  • Popular Music Studies
  • Secondary Education and Drama

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