Graduate Degree Program Summary
Graduate degrees offered
AreasAreas of Study
- Directing for Stage and Screen
- Stage Design
Application checklist and deadlines
Required by the Office of Graduate Studies
- Application for Graduate Admission
- $50 non-refundable application processing fee
- One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see upload requirements)
- If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
- If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information
See also: steps to admission.
Application Deadlines for Theatre Arts
|Stage Design||Accepting applications annually.|
|Directing||Accepting applications for Fall 2014, 2017, 2020.|
|For financial consideration||Fall: March 10|
The Master of Fine Arts in theatre arts is a three-year program offering two areas of emphasis: design/stage technology and directing.
All graduate programs combine academic depth with professional training to prepare students for success in theatre. Students admitted to the program are selected through University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) auditions and through on-campus interview and portfolio presentation. Students interested in the design/technical emphasis should be able to provide evidence of drawing ability and/or technical skills.
Graduate courses are offered in the disciplines of dramatic analysis, theatre history, directing, film, production, and design. Theatre classes and productions are held in the Temple Building, which contains the Howell Theatre, Studio Theatre, and Lab Theatre. Teaching assistantships are available for selected students.
Faculty and research
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