Theatre, MA

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The MA program in theatre introduces students to graduate study in the field of theatre and performance studies and provides a broad base of knowledge in the areas of history and historiography, theory, literature and dramaturgy, and practice. Students will have the opportunity to tailor their plan of study to specific research and artistic subject areas, and they will prepare a research thesis as the culmination of their studies.

The program is designed for those who wish to later enter a PhD program, for K-12 educators seeking to expand and amplify their expertise, and for those seeking to advance their knowledge of theatre and performance studies.

Program offered

Theatre, MA

Offered by
Herberger Institute for Design & the Arts


Plan of study

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

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Program requirements

Required Courses (15 credit hours)

Electives (9 credit hours)

Culminating Experience (6 credit hours)
THE 599 Thesis (6)

Information about this program

Visit the School of Film, Dance and Theatre website for full details.