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Theatre, M.A.

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The primary objectives related to the graduate Theatre program are to help students develop the following competencies:

  • A highly developed understanding of the history and literature of the art.
  • The ability to read, understand, and critique scholarly theatre-related essays and books.
  • The ability to contribute to general theatre scholarship.
  • The demonstrated ability to continue with graduate work toward a terminal degree, whether a master's degree or doctorate.
  • To develop pedagogical skills enabling the students to pass on their knowledge to others.
  • Knowledge of theatre as a social and aesthetic experience.
  • Knowledge of the history of the theatre and related dramatic literature.
  • Competence in basic acting and directing skills.
  • Competence in technical aspects of theatre.
  • Competence in study skills.
  • Competence in research skills.
  • Competence in thinking clearly, logically, and independently. 
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Theatre Backgrounds
    • Stage Costume History
    • Problems in Acting
    • Advanced Costume Construction
    • Advanced Light Design
    • Scenic Painting
    • Modern European Theatre
    • American Theatre
    • Basic Pattern Drafting for Stage Costuming
    • Period Pattern Drafting for Stage Costuming
    • Advanced Acting Styles
    • Beginning Stage Direction

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

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    General Requirements

    • A baccalaureate degree or higher from a college or university regionally accredited in the United States or its equivalent from a school in another country.
    • In instances where a standardized test is required, official GRE (Graduate Record Examination)/MAT (Miller Analogies Test)/GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) score reports are required.
    • Recommendation for admission by the department, division or college offering the desired degree program. Please see individual department sections of this catalog for additional requirements.
    • Approval for admission by the Dean of the Graduate School.

    Tuition Fee

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      23704 USD/year
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      8928 USD/year
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    Living costs for Idaho Falls

    • 680 - 970 USD/month
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