Dramatic Art, Master | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
24 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The two-year program in Dramatic Art at the University of California, Davis, is designed to provide a course of rigorous, advanced training and practice that enables mid-career artists to explore and expand areas of expertise in order to develop artistically and professionally.


Key facts

With the focus firmly on interdisciplinary practice, the Dramatic Art program at the University of California, Davis, offers artists the opportunity to create and practice new dimensions of classical, contemporary, and experimental performance. A collaborative curriculum of interdisciplinary seminars and workshops covers a full spectrum of performance practices, including acting, directing, choreography, and design. Outside these courses, students are encouraged to collaborate with faculty and students in other UC Davis Arts Programs with the aim of perfecting new skills while expanding their range.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Scoring and Scripting in Performance 
  • Performance: Concepts of Space, Place and Time 
  • Approaches to Collaboration
  • Performing Identities/Personae 
  • Composition in the Arts 
  • Visual Language in Performance 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in Dramatic Art or Theatre or a related field relevant to the discipline.
  • UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended. 
  • A statement of purpose.
  • In the essay under the Personal History Statement, express why you want to work in an interdisciplinary way and mention the faculty with whom you would like to work.
  • A photograph/headshot.
  • A resume of engagements to date.
  • A portfolio (no longer than 10 pages) of production photographs, drawings, etc.
  • Published reviews of work to date (no longer than 5 pages).
  • A written paper

Tuition Fee

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    11700 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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