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Theatre Studies - Production and Design

Southern Oregon University

24 months
7116 USD/year
7116 USD/year
5892 USD/year
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Theatre Studies - Production and Design from Southern Oregon University fits you if you are already an educator in theatre looking to upgrade your production skills and earn a Master’s Degree.


Theatre Studies - Production and Design from Southern Oregon University is an intensive program specifically designed for working middle school, high school and community college theatre educators that provides thorough training in the essentials of script analysis, design, and production aspects of the theatrical process

The SOU residency portion of the program includes active discussion of production elements, including script analysis, scenic, costume, lighting and sound design, direction and stage management, stage management, hands-on training in all production areas, and practical application of technical processes. Evenings are spent attending plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, followed by an evening of play analysis and discussion, plus other special events including time to work on projects.


  • Actor
  • Scenic Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Sound Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Projection/Media Designer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Studio Engineer
  • Master Electrician
  • Director
  • Dramaturg (Literary Manager)
  • Stage Manager
  • Production Assistant
  • Production Manager
  • Theatre Administration
  • Theatre Management
  • Artistic Director
  • Producer
  • Theatre Education
  • Choreographer
  • Scenographer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Production Analysis-Representational Theatre 
  • Principles of Production Analysis-Presentational Theatre 
  • Principles of Production Analysis-Musical Theatre 
  • Design Elements-Representational Theatre 
  • Design Elements-Presentational Theatre 
  • Design Elements-Musical Theatre
  • Production Implementation-Representational Theatre 
  • Production Implementation-Presentational Theatre 
  • Production Implementation-Musical Theatre 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


47 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Education and theatrical resumés,
  • one- to two-page statement of purpose
  • three letters of professional reference
  • Complete two graduate student applications for admission: 1) Online international graduate student application. 2) Departmental graduate student application.
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree from an accredited college or university, as defined by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. 
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) Minimum Criteria: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester credits of undergraduate coursework)
  • Submit official English Proficiency exam results or attend the Intensive English Program.
  • Send a copy of your university diploma.
  • Submit official transcripts from your prior universities, including an English-language version.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3558 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    7116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3558 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2946 USD per semester during 24 months.


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