The M.A. in Theatre and Performance Studies program from University of Maryland is intended to serve as a preparatory course of study for students wishing to pursue a Ph.D. It is also suitable for teachers and artists who wish to strengthen their expertise in theatre and performance studies.
Students in the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies have the profound advantage of learning in a world-class facility, engaging with faculty and artists who are transforming the way we think, accessing information from a high-quality performing arts library, and participating in cross-disciplinary collaborations. Scholarships enable our academically and artistically talented students to devote time to their studies, take advantage of unparalleled growth opportunities, while fostering excellence in their field. Thoughtful support from alumni, parents and friends helps ensure that the School has significant financial aid to be more competitive with the top programs in the country—and to offer opportunities that transform students' lives.
- History and Theory of Performance
- Teaching Theatre
- Character Development
- Performance Internship
- Advanced Costume Construction
- Movement Styles
- Advanced Design Studio in Lighting
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesVisual Arts Theatre & Dance View 332 other Masters in Theatre & Dance in United States
- Statement of Purpose
- TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
- Letters of Recommendation (3)
- Writing Sample: A 10 – 15 page paper demonstrating ability to do university level research – uploaded to the Uploads Requirement section of the application.
International28149 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
National28149 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
In-State12672 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.
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