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Master of Fine Arts Degree in Dramatics

Master of Fine Arts Degree [M.F.A.]
in Dramatics

The purpose of this degree is to equip students in the areas of acting, directing, and staging, culminating in successful stage production.

Learning Outcomes: Graduates of the dramatics program will be able to

  • develop and defend a repertoire that reflects a biblical worldview;
  • create presentations incorporating credible research, analysis, and originality;
  • communicate dramatic literature demonstrating graduate proficiency;
  • demonstrate and impart mastery of vocal technique and non-verbal communication;
  • design professional-quality stage performances;
  • direct and mount productions which are aesthetically pleasing; and
  • write original scripts or adaptations of literary works for small groups and large ensemble productions.

Admission Requirements

Residence Requirements

A minimum of 33 months of residence work (pre-term, fall, spring, summer, fall, spring, fall, spring, and an interterm session) beginning with a pre-term session (Aug. 14–24, 2017) is required. Summer courses are also available by distance learning. A dramatic production must be completed successfully and a thesis prepared before graduate work is completed.