In this 60-semester-hour degree program, students take classes in Drama-in-Education, Theatre for Youth, Theatre-in-Education, puppetry, and directing. Additional electives ensure the program engage with each student’s area of interest. Professional guest artists engage in residencies each year, bringing multiple perspectives to the curriculum.
The program is highly competitive, accepting only two students every other year. To gain acceptance into the program, students must first be admitted to the Graduate School at University of North Carolina Greensboro. Students are required to interview and submit a portfolio that may include promptbooks, production photos, directorial position papers, dramaturgical research, outreach guides, lesson plans, and/or a record of their theatre for youth experience.
During their course of study, students are expected to participate in campus productions through the North Carolina Theatre for Young People (NCTYP) production series. Internships are also encouraged, usually during summer months, and are arranged in consultation with the advisor. The School of Theatre encourages approved work outside the University and has partnerships with Triad Stage, a professional regional theatre located in downtown Greensboro. NCTYP also prepares students to attend regional and national competitions, symposia, and conferences.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Drama in Education
- Theatre in Education
- Introduction to Graduate Study
- Applied Play Directing
- Advanced Play Directing
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.
DisciplinesLiberal Arts Theatre & Dance View 302 other Masters in Liberal Arts in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Students should be ready to submit the following materials with the Graduate School application:
- a $65 application fee
- transcripts from all institutions where coursework was completed (details)
- three (3) letters of recommendation former professors, employers, or persons well-acquainted with the prospective student's academic and/or performance potential
International1715 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
National1715 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State653 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.
Living costs for Greensboro
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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