Who can apply?

The University of Toronto’s International Summer Theatre Program is open to high school students between the ages of 15 and 18 who have a keen interest in the performing arts. Students applying to this program are expected to have an intermediate-to-advanced level of proficiency in English. As part of the application, students are required either to take an English language test that is specifically designed for our program (questions and answers), OR to submit test scores from a recognized standardized English language assessment (TOEFL or an equivalent) to verify that their language skills fit the program's language requirements. Scores from standardized assessment practice tests are accepted.

How do I apply?

To apply, submit the completed application form and English language assessment documents via email to

Please address your application email to:
Dr. Pia Kleber
Professor of Drama
Director of the Summer Program

To request the application form, please email

I have submitted my application. What's next?

Once you have sent your application form to our office, you will get an email confirming that we have received it. This email should come to you within a few days. Students who are accepted into the program will receive official letters of acceptance via email in May of 2017. If you receive a letter of acceptance, please be prepared to have a friendly Skype or phone interview with our staff. Once your application has been processed, we will send you an Acceptance Package with some final forms that you and your parents will have to fill out together and return to us.


For specific questions or concerns, please contact:
Jasmine Pauk
Program Coordinator
International Summer Theatre Program