Theatre (Dramatic Writing), MFA

The concentration in dramatic writing under the MFA in theatre will include coursework in playwriting, screenwriting, historical studies in theatre, dramatic theory, directing new work, literary management, electives and related topics such as writing for solo performance, storytelling, devising and collaborative writing.

The School of Film, Dance and Theatre's support for the production of new plays and performance works written by its Master of Fine Arts students is an aspirational model for other institutions. Student-written work is included in the Theatre Labs and is considered for main stage productions.

Degree Offered

Theatre (Dramatic Writing), MFA
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Plan of Study

The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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