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Theatre Arts

San Francisco State University

12 months
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8918 USD/year
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About

The Theatre Arts MA program from 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 MA program offered at 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.

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

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

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    8918 USD/year
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  • National

    8918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8918 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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