Design for Arts and Entertainment

We prepare you with the cultural knowledge and technical skills expected of emerging scenographers in a variety of specialties. These specialties include production design, art direction, set design, costume design, and events planning.

Learn about:

  • the language of design

  • the history of scenography

  • script analysis

  • site and venue analysis

  • drafting and model-making

  • set and costume proposals

  • rendering and storyboarding skills

  • budget projections, scheduling, and art department management

  • the Internal Responsibility System, the welcoming workplace, and safe set practice

  • gaining practical experience on Ryerson University student films


Our instructors are scenographers with design credits in theatre, film, television, commercials, and special events.

Who should take this program?

  • Working professionals seeking to expand their knowledge

  • Researchers, Professors and Lecturers. 

  • New/aspiring managers interested in developing their business acumen

  • Professionals interested in future leadership roles within their organization


This is a direct enrolment program. Simply register for the program online.

This certificate is designed for adult learners from all walks of life and educational backgrounds. To qualify for admission into this program, you must be:

  • a mature student (over 21 and out of school for at least 2 years with no significant post-secondary education); OR

  • have successfully attended at least a year of college or university; OR

  • otherwise be eligible for admission to the University

If you’re not sure, contact us so that we can talk with you about your specific situation.

Course Duration

6 Weeks

CAD $1200


100% Online

Courses Schedule

March 15,2021 

April 15,2021

May 15, 2021

Contact us

5765 Dorchester Road, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada


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