• Overview
  • Bring theatre to life.

    Whether you dream of a career on Broadway or in Hollywood, this program provides the intensive training and on-stage opportunities you need to achieve your professional aspirations in the performing arts.

    As a student in this program, you will focus on developing your talents in performance, dramatic writing, directing, or design/technology (scenery, costumes or lighting). You will have numerous hands-on opportunities in the design, direction and performance of live productions on campus and in the community.

    The only Master of Fine Arts in Theatre in the state, this program is well known for producing skilled and accomplished theatre professionals.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Have experience and want a future in theatre
    • Have a creative, artistic personality
    • Are committed to developing your talent
    • Work well as part of a team
    • Are self-driven and motivated
    • Have strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Professional actor in theatre, television or film
    • Director
    • Producer
    • Set designer
    • Costume designer
    • Lighting manager
    • Manager
    • Technician
    • Writer
    • Choreographer
    • Scenic designer
    • Teacher, arts programming and administration, art therapy
    • Theatre historian
    • Media consultant
    • Higher-education design and performance faculty
    • Arts promoter
  • Areas of Concentration
  • Whether it’s custom classes, an emphasis, or an option, this degree offers you an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas: