Theater (Directing) Degree Requirements

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.


Courses Units
THEATRE 374 Text Analysis for Theatrical Production 1
THEATRE 420-0 The Process and  Performance of Toy Theatre 2
THEATRE 420-1,2,3 Collaboration Techniques for Designers and Directors 1
THEATRE 443-1,2 Problems in the Production of Premodern Drama 2
THEATRE 450 Topics in Stage Design 1
THEATRE 451-1,2,3 Seminar in Advanced Directing 3
THEATRE 546 Seminar: Studies in Theatre 1
THEATRE 590 Research 2
Electives chosen from available offerings in Schools of Communication and Music, and Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences 14
Total required units: 27

Other MFA in Directing Degree Requirements

  • Examinations: annual faculty evaluation
  • Research/Projects: three project productions
  • Master of Fine Arts Thesis: written thesis
  • Other: oral defense of thesis