Master of Fine Arts Degree in Dramatics

Master of Fine Arts Degree 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

You’ll 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.
  • write original scripts or adaptations of literary works for small groups and large ensemble productions.

Admission Requirements

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Residence Requirements

A minimum of 33 months of residence work (3 fall semesters, 3 spring semesters, and 2 summers) beginning with a summer session is required. Some summer courses are also available through online learning. A dramatic production must be completed successfully and a thesis prepared before graduate work is completed.