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The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance (MAP) is the ultimate playground for the imagination. Students are provided with the latest technologies and tools to help bring their ideas to life. Our contemporary maker space allows artists to collaborate and innovate in new and exciting ways. Small class sizes give students the chance to work closely with professors, resulting in invaluable experiential learning opportunities.

Our students are exposed to highly creative environments, where skills are gained through technical hands-on learning combined with critical and theoretical study.

Our broad range of degree programs and graduate studies offers students the opportunity to pursue an education in Creative Technologies and Design, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, as well as Interdisciplinary Studies. Immerse yourself in a culturally-rich environment, surrounded by internationally-experienced faculty and graduates.

Departments and Program Areas

The Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance at the University of Regina is an environment of diverse artistic expression and study. Our supportive and collaborative environment helps develop the artistic mind. Our faculty members are dynamic working artists and scholars with international experience. We offer a well-rounded, broad-based education that supports your art practice and study. Our bright, vibrant campus is equipped with modern facilities.

Develop your distinctive voice in your chosen artistic medium or studies area.

Creative Technologies and Design

Explore innovative approaches to artmaking and creative problem solving that re-imagine the impact and power of technology.

Film Department

Make the movie you want to see! Develop your unique voice and express it through artistic and creative ways.

Interdisciplinary Studies

Work across traditional artistic media and pursue innovative projects.

Music Department

Integrate performance and creativity with theory and knowledge.

Theatre Department

Discover the power of collective creation and play a role in the evolution of theatre.

Visual Arts Department

Study art history and build a foundation in art practice.

Student Resources

UR Marketplace - Purchase Items and Rent Instruments

Visit the UR Marketplace, where students and community members can purchase MAP items, rent instruments, pay for Fobs/keys, purchase MAP clothing, and register for events.

Look great and stay warm all day in some Media, Art, and Performance merchandise!

Student Program Centre

Come and See Us

We work with departments to help students choose a path and navigate their program successfully. If you have questions outside your program area, we can help.

Do you want to figure out how to add a minor to your degree, or do a double major? Are you experiencing academic challenges or having problems in a course? Do you need information about seeking a deferral? Our Academic Program Coordinator can link you to other resources at the university that will assist you. Whatever question you have, we will point you in the right direction.

If you have declared your major, consult with your department for program advising.

Zoom Drop-in

The SPC will be offering Zoom Drop-in Advising Monday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for month of June and we resume in the Fall Semester. Simply download the app or access the Zoom website (https://uregina-ca.zoom.us) and use the Zoom room code:

  • Meeting ID: 982 5557 8725
  • Password: MAPZoom

A waiting room will be utilized for privacy reasons and students will be able to speak with an advisor on a first-come, first-served basis. We attempt to meet with every student who joins the waiting room.

Contact Us

See the Contact Media, Art, and Performance page to contact the Student Program Centre.

Academic Integrity Hub

The University has recently launched their online Academic Integrity Hub. The website provides information on the University's policies and processes on Academic Integrity as well as important resources for both instructors and students regarding how to maintain academic integrity, avoid or prevent academic misconduct (such as cheating and plagiarism) and what to do in the event of suspected academic misconduct.  Check it out here: https://academic-integrity.uregina.ca/

Program Advising

Have Questions? We Can Help

If you have general questions, or are undecided about your major, come see our Academic Program Coordinator. She provides one-on-one program advising through the Student Program Centre to help you reach your educational and career goals.

She can explain the various programs offered in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance, along with the general academic requirements for each program. We’ll help you find the program that’s right for you.

To make an appointment, contact:

Student Program Centre

RC 267
306-585-5570
MAP.StudentProgramCentre@uregina.ca

Note: your scheduled program advising appointment is time set aside just for you. If you are not able to attend your appointment, please contact the Student Program Centre to cancel, so that that time can be made available to other students.

Before Your Appointment

  • We recommend that you make a list of the questions that you want to ask. Be as specific as you can.
  • Do your research. Check the Undergraduate Calendar (PDF) (4 MB)  and the Registrar’s Office.
  • Check if there are any dates and deadlines related to your questions.

During Your Appointment

  • Tell the Academic Program Coordinator as much as you can about why you are meeting with her. The more she knows about your situation, the more she can help you.
  • We recommend that you write down suggestions or ideas that the Academic Program Coordinator offers, so that you can refer to them later.

Facilities

Our facilities and department offices are located in the Riddell Centre and the Education Building. They include two fully-equipped theatres, which are available to rent, an art supply store, and the student-run Fifth Parallel Gallery. In addition, each department in Media, Art, and Performance has facilities that support student study and artistic practice.

Students using a visual arts facility
Creative Technology and Design Facilities
  • Interactive Media Performance (IMP) Lab
  • Creative Technologies Maker Space
  • MAP Sound Studio (ED 242)
  • Film Production Studios
  • Production Studio
  • Photography lab with a 12-station dark room
  • Animation classroom
  • Printmaking Studio
  • Digital Photography Studio
  • Music Studios
  • Costume Shop and Set Design space
  • Shumiatcher Theatre
  • University of Regina Theatre
  • The Fifth Parallel Gallery
  • The Art Store
  • Voice Mapping Lab
  • Centre for Socially Engaged Theatre (C-SET)
Film Facilities

Students in the Department of Film work with HD digital cameras, 16mm film cameras and a wide range of audio, lighting, and grip equipment for filmmaking.

Facilities in the Department of Film include:

  • Premiere, Avid and Final Cut edit suites
  • Production Studio
  • Digital post-audio suites
  • Digital audio workstations
  • Photography lab with a 12-station dark room
  • Animation classroom
  • Classrooms equipped with the latest in digital technology
Music Facilities

Facilities in the Department of Music include:

  • Modern ensemble rehearsal room
  • Practice rooms
  • Teaching studios
  • Electronic music lab
  • Computer music and keyboard lab
  • Classrooms equipped with the latest technology

Students and faculty also have access to performance spaces across campus, including the Recital Hall (seats 125) and Darke Hall (seats 500), located on the University’s College Avenue campus.

Additional resources include selected band, orchestral, and early music instruments, and a musical scores library.

Visual Arts Facilities

The Department of Visual Arts’ modern facilities include:

  • Spacious and open studios
  • Natural light
  • Complete sculpture and wood working facilities
  • Gas, electric and outdoor kilns
  • A variety of printing presses
  • New media technology
  • A prominently located student-run art gallery

The Fifth Parallel Gallery is a professional exhibition space that is independently run by University of Regina students. Throughout the year, the gallery offers regular exhibitions of work produced by undergraduate and graduate students from across the University. For information on the Fifth Parallel Gallery, its exhibition schedule and hours of operation, visit the Fifth Parallel Gallery  or contact the Gallery at fifthparallelgallery@gmail.com or 306-585-5541.

Theatre Facilities

Facilities in the Department of Theatre include:

  • Spacious studios and workshops
  • A flexible 165-seat black box theatre (Shumiatcher Open Stage, also known as the Shu-Box)
  • A modern proscenium theatre equipped with a balcony and fly tower (University Theatre)
  • Scene and wardrobe shops that feature current, high quality equipment.

To book the University Theatre or the Schumiatcher Open Stage, please see information below.

University Theatre and Bookings

The University Theatre, also known as the main stage, is a modern proscenium theatre with seating for up to 439. It is one of only two theatres in the city of Regina with a fly tower, which offers endless production possibilities.

It is a teaching theatre and features flexible stage and seating layouts, and professional quality sound and lighting systems.

It is used by the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance for classes, student recitals, guest lecturers and performers. The wider University community also makes use of the theatre for conferences, lectures and awards ceremonies. Community organizations book the theatre regularly for dance, theatre, and music performances and competitions.

The features of this theatre include:

  • Seating expandable from 425-439
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Box office (facility only⁠—client run)
  • Spacious lobby for post-show receptions

Onsite parking, including heated underground parking, is available.

Booking the University Theatre

To book the University Theatre, contact the University Theatres Coordinator at 306-585-5648.

University Theatre has a seating capacity of 396 to 425. The rates include general lighting, one podium with the use of a microphone and the use of two dressing rooms.

Note: GST is applied to all listed rates.

Standard Rate

Per Day

Weekends/holidays

$1000

Weekdays

$800

 

Non-profit

Per Day

Weekends/holidays

$780

Weekdays

$640

Ticket Printing

For both assigned seating and general admission tickets, the cost of printing tickets is:

  • $50 for the first performance
  • $30 for each additional performance

Technicians

You’ll need two or more technicians to ensure your event goes smoothly. Technician shifts are a minimum of three hours long.

Technician Rates

Per Hour

First 8 hours/day

$40

9+ hours/day

$65

Statutory Holiday

$65

Additional Options

Make sure your event is everything you want it to be with these custom features.

Option

Per Day Rate

Additional lighting

Varies with requirements

Wireless lapel or handheld microphone

$40 per microphone

In-house video or data projector and screen

$150

Rosco dance floor

$100

Video Conferencing $200 per day
60" TV Monitor

$130 per day

$390 per week

Professional dual-scaling video switcher $250 per day

Upright or grand piano

(Based on availability)

$300

DISCLAIMER: The information on this web page is as correct and up-to-date as possible. No reference on this webpage supersedes or replaces/amends any of the Terms and Conditions in the University of Regina Theatres Rental Agreement. This information-only document does not address any other charges that may apply, including but not limited to, applicable taxes and copyright issues. The University of Regina will not be bound by any of the information published on this web page. A Rental Client may be subject to further charges and liabilities--this document is not intended to be inclusive of all possible charges, and the University of Regina will be bound only by a signed, properly executed Rental Agreement with a bona fide Rental Client, which may or may not be in conflict with the information published on this web page.

Schumiatcher Open Stage and Bookings

Located adjacent to the University Theatre, the Shumiatcher Open Stage provides a smaller venue with seating for 162. Also known as the Shu-Box, it is specially designed for a variety of performance configurations, from theatre-in-the-round to more traditional stage productions.

It is a teaching theatre and features flexible stage and seating layouts, and professional quality sound and lighting systems.

It is used by the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance for classes, student recitals, guest lecturers and performers. The wider University community also makes use of the theatre for conferences, lectures and awards ceremonies. Community organizations book the theatre regularly for dance, theatre, and music performances and competitions.

The features of this theatre include:

  • Seating expandable from 134-162
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Box office (facility only⁠—client run) 
  • Spacious lobby for post-show receptions.

Onsite parking, including heated underground parking, is available.

Booking the Schumiatcher Open Stage

To book the Shumiatcher Open Stage, contact the University Theatres Coordinator at 306-585-5648.

The rates include general lighting, one podium with the use of a microphone and the use of two dressing rooms. The seating capacity varies depending on the floor plan.

Note: GST is applied to all listed rates.


Standard Rate

Per Day

Weekends/holidays

$600

Weekdays

$475


Non-Profit Rate

Per Day

Weekends/holidays

$475

Weekdays

$375

Ticket Printing

For general admission tickets, the cost of printing tickets is:

  • $50 for the first performance
  • $20 for each additional performance

Technicians

You’ll need at least one technician to ensure your event goes smoothly. Technician shifts are a minimum of three hours long.

Technician Rates

Per Hour

First 8 hours/day

$40

9+ hours/day

$65

Statutory Holiday

$65


Additional Options

Make sure your event is everything you want it to be with these custom features.

Option

Per Day Rate

Additional lighting

Varies with requirements

Wireless lapel or handheld microphone

$40 per microphone

In-house video or data projector and screen $150
Video Conferencing $200 per day
60" TV Monitor $130 per day
Professional dual-scaling video switcher $250 per day

Upright or grand piano

(Based on availability)

$300
DISCLAIMER: The information on this web page is as correct and up-to-date as possible. No reference on this webpage supersedes or replaces/amends any of the Terms and Conditions in the University of Regina Theatres Rental Agreement. This information-only document does not address any other charges that may apply, including but not limited to, applicable taxes and copyright issues. The University of Regina will not be bound by any of the information published on this web page. A Rental Client may be subject to further charges and liabilities - this document is not intended to be inclusive of all possible charges, and the University of Regina will be bound only by a signed, properly executed Rental Agreement with a bona fide Rental Client, which may or may not be in conflict with the information published on this web page.
The Art Store

The Art Store is a small art supply store in the Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance. We carry a wide variety of art supplies with a focus on painting, drawing, ceramics, print media and sculpture.

We carry Acrylic, Oil and Watercolour paints, along with a wide selection of brushes and mediums. We also readily stock an assortment of sketchbooks in a variety of sizes, along with drawing supplies such as Pencils, Charcoal, Pastels, Inks and more. We have an excellent selection of art papers, over 40 options! Best suited for a range of mediums, such as drawing, printmaking, watercolour and mixed media applications.

The Art Store is open to all current faculty, staff, and students on campus. First time visitors to the store should expect to provide staff or student ID.

Forms of payment accepted

  • Cash
  • Debit
  • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express)

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Thursday
  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed during lunch hour

Hours of operation are during the Fall, Winter and Spring semesters.

We are closed during the Summer semester.

Location

We are located in RC 022, which is in the lower level of the Riddell Centre. Use the double doors across from the Career Centre and take the elevator or stairs down one floor.

Merchandise

You can also purchase Media, Art, and Performance merchandise at the Art Store. 

Scholarships

Undergraduate

Scholarships are based on outstanding achievements, academic performance, and community involvement. Not all scholarships are based on your grade point average. Find out if there's one that fits you.

Students enrolled in any Faculty of Media, Art, and Performance undergraduate program may be eligible for the following awards:

  • Anthony Kay Scholarship (Preference to Visual Arts) (February 1)
  • Faculty of Fine Arts Scholarships (October 1)
  • Gene B. Ciuca Memorial Scholarships (February 1)
  • McConica Family Legacy Scholarship in Fine Arts (October 1)
  • Styles Family Foundation Bursary (February 1)

Applications and information are available on  Scholarships and Awards.

Graduate

  • Faculty of Media, Art and Performance Dean's Medal
  • Prairie Gold Sweet Adelines Academic Award (Open to Music Education students) (No application required)
  • University Prize in Fine Arts (No application required)
  • W. A. Riddell Award in Fine Arts (No application required)

There are also scholarships available that are specific to your subject area. For more information, refer to programs.

Apply for a graduate scholarship. 

Music Scholarships

Entrance Scholarships
  • John Griffiths Memorial Entrance Scholarship (No application required)
  • Luther College Residence Scholarship for Music Students
  • Dr. James McConica Family Legacy Scholarship in Music (No application required)
  • Department of Music General Entrance Scholarship (No application required)
  • Violet Ewing Entrance Scholarship, Regina Musical Club (No application required)
  • Imre Szabados Scholarship in Fine Arts (Preference to Sheldon Williams Collegiate Graduate) (March deadline)
  • Fine Arts Entrance Scholarships (No application required)
Continuing Students
  • Alice Mary Goodfellow Scholarship (Piano) (October 1)
  • Anne Owen Goodfellow Scholarship (Voice) (October 1)
  • Ast Music Award - Fine Arts (No application required)
  • Beverly Shore Memorial Music Scholarship (October 1)
  • Colette Kokesch Scholarship (October 1)
  • Elsie Feuring Music Appreciation Prizes (No application required)
  • Faculty of Fine Arts Scholarships (October 1)
  • Frank L. Laubach Scholarship (no apoplication required)
  • G. Murray and Edna Forbes Foundation Scholarship in Music Performance (October 1)
  • Gene B. Ciuca Memorial Scholarships (October 1)
  • Marion Kennedy Music Scholarship (October 1)
  • Mearl and Gaynel McCaw Memorial Scholarship (October 1)
  • Oswell Robinson Assiniboia Sherwood Masonic Scholarship in Music (February 1)
  • Prairie Gold Sweet Adelines Academic (No application required - Only awarded at Spring Convocation)
  • Regina Musical Club Scholarship (February 1)
  • Rose E. Schmalz Bursary for Voice (February 1)
  • Shirley Andrist Bursary in Music (October 1)
  • Wascana Preceptory No. 51 Knights Templar Scholarship (October 1)
Graduating Music Students
  • Faculty of Fine Arts Dean's Medal
  • Prairie Gold Sweet Adelines Academic Award (Open to Music Education students) (No application required)
  • University Prize in Fine Arts (No application required)
  • W. A. Riddell Award in Fine Arts (No application required)

Visual Arts Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Alice Rhea Macredie Scholarship in Visual Arts (October 1)
  • Anthony Kay Scholarship (Preference to Visual Arts) (February 1)
  • Betty L Barootes Scholarship in Visual Arts (October 1)
  • Faculty of Fine Arts Scholarships (October 1)
  • Fine Arts Entrance Scholarships - Visual Arts (March 15)
  • Freda Mesbur Memorial Prize in Visual Arts (February 1)
  • Gene B. Ciuca Memorial Scholarships (February 1)
  • Kiley Carlson Memorial Scholarship (October 1)
  • Kiyomi Annette Shoyama Bursary in Visual Arts (February 1)
  • Martha McConica Entrance Scholarship in Visual Arts (March 15)
  • May Estella Rae Husband Intermedia Award in Visual Arts (February 1)
  • McConica Family Legacy Scholarship in Fine Arts (October 1)
  • Mearl and Gaynel McCaw Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts (October 1)
  • P3A/Dr. Joseph Pettick Memorial Scholarship (February 1)
  • Regina Federation of Artists Scholarship in Visual Arts (February 1)
  • Sadie and Norman Ratner Prize in Visual Arts (October 1)
  • Styles Family Foundation Bursary (February 1)
  • Theresa Ricci Memorial Scholarship in Fine Arts (October 1)
Graduate Scholarships
  • Faculty of Fine Arts Dean's Medal
  • Prairie Gold Sweet Adelines Academic Award (Open to Music Education students) (No application required)
  • University Prize in Fine Arts (No application required)
  • W. A. Riddell Award in Fine Arts (No application required)

Deans' Messages

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Dean of Media, Art and Performance

Training in the fine arts goes well beyond a studio, lab, or stage.
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Associate Dean (Graduate & Research)

It's my pleasure to guide new and returning students through our doors as you map bright futures and new friendships. 
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Associate Dean (Undergraduate)

Our diverse student population enjoys intimate studio classes with award-winning artists, combined with critical and historical courses led by teacher-scholars across the disciplines.
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You really learn how to be explorative, iterative, and excited by new technology. Play is truly fundamental.

Maria Azam
BSc Computer Science with a Minor in Creative Technologies
Graduate Student at Emily Carr University

Contact Us

For complete contact information, see our full Contact Media, Art, and Performance page.

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