About this course
Course work and stage experience for the Master of Arts in Drama are designed to train well-rounded theatre practitioners who have the ability to function creatively and skillfully in a variety of theatrical situations. Committed to top quality theatre performance and excellence in the classroom, the graduate drama program provides practical as well as academic training for students pursuing careers in professional and educational theatre.
Degree concentrations emphasize acting/directing, design/production, or literary criticism. Successful completion of a minimum of two capstone projects is required for the Master of Arts degree. Capstone projects can be creative, scholarly, or a creative/scholarly hybrid, and must meet professional standards. Projects may be selected from such focus areas as directing, acting, stage management, playwriting, design, theatre history, or criticism.