MASTER OF FINE ARTS with a major in THEATRE (MFA/THTR),
Area of Specialization in Directing
501-Intro to Grad Studies
520-Graduate Acting I
521-Graduate Acting II
539-Graduate Methods of Teaching Theatre
570-Graduate Stage Management
572-Stage Management Practicum
677-Problems in Directing
690-Final Creative Project
A minimum of one semester of Voice & Speech:
512-Grad Voice & Speech I
A minimum of one semester of Movement:
515-Grad Physical Performance Skills
Two semester of advanced studio acting:
528-Studio Training for the Actor III: Contemporary
529-Studio Training for the Actor IV: Company
A minimum of three semesters of Design (Costume/Lighting/Scenic).
A minimum of three semesters of theatre history, dramaturgy, dramatic theory, and/or dramatic literature, with at least one semester in a 500-level class in the School of Theatre & Dance. Approved classes can be taken from other disciplines but must be denoted UG or G. Must include:
535-Performance Theory & Criticism
A minimum of one semester from the following courses:
481-Advanced Acting: Personal Performance
482-Advanced Acting: Solo Performance
484-Advanced Acting: Professional Skills
510-Graduate Singing for Actors (Meets with THTR 410: Singing for Actors)
514-Grad Voice & Speech II (Meets with Voice & Speech III)
517-Problems in Movement/Dance (Meets with THTR 415: Phys. Perf. III)
MAR 470-Acting for Film I
OR any approved course denoted UG or G in the following disciplines:
literature, art, music, modern and classical languages and literature, film, history, or other areas of interest.
A minimum of three major directing projects, with one being part of the Final Creative Project.
Serve as assistant director to faculty director.
Serve as stage manager to faculty director.