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Theatre Performance, M.F.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Course description

The Department offers a Master of Fine Arts degree curriculum of a 60-credit, three-year program and is available for students who have an undergraduate major or minor in theatre or its equivalent. The Performance MFA offers the Acting, Musical Theatre and Directing tracks

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Theatre History I, II

  • Adv Theatre Speech I, II

  • Stage Dialects I, II

  • Theatre Research

  • Theory and Criticism

  • Project Practicum

  • Stage Combat

  • Acting Scene Studies

  • Acting Styles

  • Acting for Radio /TV  

  • Adv Acting Techniques

  • Musical Theatre Act I

  • Musical Theatre History

  • Theatre Dramaturgy

  • Adv Th Movement

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • The MA in Theatre Arts is available for students who have an undergraduate major or minor in theatre or its equivalent.
  • Thirty credits of graduate level work is required to complete the Master of Arts degree. Fifty percent of those hours must be at the 600 level.
  • In addition to Theatre Research, specific plans of study are to be devised with the concurrence of the student's advisor. No P/N grades are acceptable in fulfilling major requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    411 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    411 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    411 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 411 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Mankato

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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