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Theatre Arts

San Francisco State University

M.A.
24 months
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8704 USD/year
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About

The Theatre Arts program of San Francisco State University offers a comprehensive program of both practical and theoretical courses for graduate students whose interests center on various aspects of educational and professional theatre.

Overview

The Theatre Arts program of San Francisco State University provides training for students wishing to expand their knowledge and increase their competence in the fields of history and literature of the theatre, acting, directing, theatre design, and production; seeking teaching credentials where the master’s degree is required; and preparing for further graduate work elsewhere.

Graduates of the program are prominent in professional theatre throughout the nation, with positions of leadership in theatre, television, film, and theatre education.

Career paths

Career opportunities in theatre arts include performance and technical positions in professional, regional, and community theatres, as well as the areas of film and television for actors, directors, stage managers, designers (lighting, costume, scenery, and props), and craftspersons (stitcher, carpenter, props artisan). Teaching positions range from elementary and high school theatre classes through community college and university curricula in all aspects of the dramatic arts. Other career possibilities include such diverse fields as advertising, design (interior, fashion, display), drama therapy, and recreation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre Research and Writing Practicum
  • Seminar: Theatrical History and Historiography
  • Shakespeare: Text and Performance Seminar
  • Seminar: The American Stage
  • Seminar: Contemporary Plays and Performance
  • Playcrafting and Dramaturgy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose (include proposed area and/or areas of emphasis).
  • Copy of transcript.
  • Three letters of reference from people who know the applicant’s theatre work.
  • Information considered important but which does not appear on the transcript.
  • English language proficiency (international students)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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