You’ll direct your 1st Year Show and your thesis at a theatre in New York City, earning your first professional credits! You’ll learn a ll the skills you need to develop as a director, preparing you to not only obtain work after graduation, but to create work as well.
A focus on physical theatre training, using Suzuki, Viewpoints and other contemporary techniques, with cutting-edge productions opportunities, makes M.F.A. in Theatre (Acting) at the Long Island University (LIU) the alternative program of choice!
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We have rolling admissions. This means that you can apply up until the beginning of the semester.
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The ability to speak, read, and understand English fluently is an important factor in admissions decisions. All applicants for whom English is not the native language (regardless of citizenship) must demonstrate English Language Proficiency with a TOEFL score that meets the minimum requirement, with the exception of:
have/will complete a 4-year undergraduate degree at an English language institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0
those who have attended an English language school for four years; AND
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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