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Theatre Studies

Illinois State University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17651 USD/year
17651 USD/year
9676 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Studies at Illinois State University is a terminal degree designed for the student who is seeking a career as a professional Theatre artist.

Overview

The M.F.A. Theatre Studies degree also prepares Theatre artists to teach in a studio area at the university level. The program emphasizes both theory and practice.

Learning outcomes

A flexible program at Illinois State University allows you to customize your course of study and build a solid foundation for further M.F.A. or Ph.D. studies, for teaching at the community college level, or for other professional careers in theatre, such as dramaturgy or literary management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics In The Literature Of The Theatre
  • Directed Projects
  • Acting II
  • Acting Style: Discovery And Performance
  • Realism
  • Shakespeare
  • Acting On Camera
  • Musical Theatre
  • Viewpoints And Composition
  • Auditioning
  • Theatrical Costume Design
  • History And Styles Of Stage Costuming I
  • Costume Construction
  • Costume Crafts
  • History And Styles Of Stage Costuming II
  • Advanced Costume Design
  • Directing Workshop
  • Oral Interpretation Of Literature I
  • Introduction To Stage Management
  • Principles Of Theatre Management
  • Advanced Theatre Management
  • Playwriting
  • Advanced Stage Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
2.8

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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for this program, you must submit the following materials:

  • statement of purpose
  • resume or c.v.
  • one example of scholarly writing
  • names and email addresses of three references for letters of recommendation within the online application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17651 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17651 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9676 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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