Theater Graduate

The Department of Theater offers master of fine arts degrees in Acting, DirectingDesign and Playwriting. Additionally the department offers a master of arts degree in Musical Theater Studies and Theater Instruction. Students in these programs are trained by professional faculty who are accomplished in their field, to learn, create and teach. MFA students work together in the classroom, on projects, and in the theater to create innovative, professional and diverse theaterical experiences.

Application Information & Requirements

Most of the programs require three academic years to complete. The Acting, Directing and Musical Theater Collaboration programs admits a cohort every three years. The Design, Playwriting and Musical Theater Studies programs admit qualified students each fall. See the sections below for information about applying to one of the graduate programs offered by the Department of Theater.

MA Musical Theater Studies
MFA Directing Application Information

We are not actively recruiting for MFA Directing this year - stay tuned. 

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MFA Musical Theater Collaboration
MFA Design Application Information
MFA Playwriting Application Information

We are not actively recruiting for MFA Playwriting this year - stay tuned. 

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MFA Acting Application Information
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