Simon Fraser University - School for Contemporary Arts

Vancouver, BC

SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts offers a unique curriculum in which studio classes in dance, film, music/sound, theatre performance and production, and visual art are integrated with the historical and theoretical study of the arts.


Simon Fraser University - School for Contemporary Arts

Simon Fraser's School for the Contemporary Arts is situated in one of downtown Vancouver’s most dynamic and diverse neighbourhoods. Working within the framework of Canada’s top-ranked comprehensive university, its internationally renowned faculty members focus on equipping students with the skills, discipline, understanding and creativity to excel in the arts in Canada and around the world.

The SCA's faculty are internationally recognized for research excellence. The majority of the faculty are established working artists, artist-scholars, and scholars. In general, the artists are creators — choreographers, composers, filmmakers, lighting designers, visual artists — as well as performers, directors, and dramaturges. Scholarly research centres on cinema and media theory, art history, and visual culture.