Theater students performing in a production of "The Clean House"

M.F.A. Theatre

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Office of Admissions
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119
Student Union Building Room 117
P.O. Box 444264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene
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1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls
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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

In Depth Creative Production

Students must audition or submit a portfolio and have been studying as a B.A./B.S. theatre major to pursue a B.F.A. in theatre arts. Continue crafting your skills in theatre with on-stage experience while developing your creative talent and technical skills for your future career in professional theatre.

Fast Facts

  • Yearly Student Learning / Travel Opportunities (Kennedy Center / American College Theatre Festival, Idaho Repertory Theatre, & Academic Productions Throughout the Year) 
  • Internship Opportunities (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Idaho Repertory Theatre) 
  • Advanced personal mentorship in small classroom settings 
  • Fully Equipped Facilities (Hartung & KIVA Theaters) 
  • 400 Seat Hartung Theater
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Playwright
  • Designer
  • Technician
  • Technical Director
  • Stage Management
  • House Management
  • Publicity & Marketing


Job Placement

90% job placement after graduation.

Salary $54,000 – $92,000 per year based on national average (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Degree Roadmap

Specific coursework and requirements for earning a M.F.A. in theatre can be found at: M.F.A in Theatre.

Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in

$32,000 distributed annually. Some teaching assistantships are also available.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Lab Fees $1200
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Hands-On Learning
  • Acting Coursework
  • Design Coursework
  • Directing Coursework
  • Stage Technology Coursework
  • Design, Performance, & Management leadership in the production of plays
  • Internships

    Our graduate students have done internships throughout the country. Some of them include:

    • Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Rex Rabold Fellowship) 
    • Actors Theatre of Louisville
    • Idaho Repertory Theatre


    • Student Theatre Organization