School of Creative & Performing Arts

The School of Creative and Performing Arts is the multidisciplinary home to ten internationally recognized arts programs taught by working industry professionals. We train artists in the art, business, and production specific to their industries, fostering transferrable skills.

 

1973

Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington, one of the most famous musicians in history, came to Humber to give workshops in March of 1973.

 

2003

Edward Albee, famous playwright

Edward Albee, famous playwright – wrote Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, came to Humber to teach in our Creative Writing workshop.

 

2003

Bachelor of Music program

In 2003 we launched the Bachelor of Music program and in 2007 we graduated our first Bachelor of Music degree students.

 

2005

Mike Myers, world famous comedian

Mike Myers – world famous comedian – came to work with our Humber Comedy students in mid 2000's and later returned to receive an honorary degree

 

2017

The Centre for Creative Business Innovation

Currently we are embarking on an historical collaboration with The Business School and the School of Media Studies & Information Technology to create the Centre for Creative Business Innovation.