Master of Fine Arts: Theatre Arts – Theatre Design and Production
The School of Theatre, Film & Television offers a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Production which affords candidates significant opportunities to apply theoretical coursework to practical production experiences. Professionally active faculty also bridge gaps for students through professional contacts and opportunities outside the University. The program normally require six semesters (three academic years) in residence. A minimum of 60 credit hours must be accrued to fulfill the degree requirements. Students are admitted in the fall semester only. The MFA Design Production program admits new students each year. Graduate assistantships and other forms of financial support are available to qualified students.
The Master of Fine Arts program in theatrical design and production (MFA Design/Tech) prepares students for work in the professional theatre through intensive classroom and production training. The following areas of specialization are offered: costume design, costume production, lighting design, scenic design, scenic production, and technical direction
Admission to and retention in the program are based on academic performance and the design faculty’s evaluation of each student’s portfolio, professionalism, skills, and talent. The design faculty evaluates all MFA Design/Tech candidates at the end of each semester. Successful completion of the first year permits continuation in the program.
All MFA Design/Tech candidates will complete a significant design or production assignment part of their degree requirements. Students also complete a Master’s Report in their third year as part of their degree requirements.
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