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Graduate School

Theatre - MFA


  • Major: Theatre 
  • Degree: Master of Fine Arts
  • School/College: Arts and Sciences

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 



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Ready to apply? Take note of any deadlines and documents required for this degree program.


Early applications are given preference for assistantships.

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Additional Supporting Materials (depending on concentration)

Areas of Concentration 

  • Acting
  • Costume Design
  • Directing
  • Lighting Design
  • Scenic Design


A Note from the Program

Contact the Head of Program for your relevant concentration for more information regarding the Audition and Design Portfolio requirements before applying online.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.