36 months
27638 USD/year
27638 USD/year
13524 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Theatre Arts from University of Louisville offers a three-prong approach. We train actors to act, teach, and make theatre that resonates locally, nationally, and internationally. Marrying theory, practice, and engaged outreach, we encourage the application of research, creativity, and sustainability in embodied, socially-conscious performance.


Theatre Arts from University of Louisville offers a three-year course of study that includes classes in acting, movement, voice, drama, and performance theory.

Graduates with Theatre Arts from University of Louisville will: 

  • push boundaries of thinking and challenge conventions of theatre and society through exploration of classical, contemporary, and global dramatic forms.
  • perform in shows directed by faculty and guest artists and staged in our two main theatres. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Graduate Acting
  • Graduate Movement
  • Graduate Voice
  • Playscript Interpretatio
  • Performance Theory
  • Approaching African-American Theatre
  • Theatre Pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must submit an online graduate application
  • Evidence of a Bachelor’s Degree and 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA).
  • Audition at the University of Louisville, at a regional or national conference site, or through a video submission
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and (if applicable) graduate work
  • General Test score on the Graduate Record Examination prior to the start of the first semester in the program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement (500-800 words, double-spaced)
  • Application Fee
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    27638 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13819 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    13524 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6762 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Louisville

897 - 1421 USD /month
Living costs

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.

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