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About

The MFA in Theatre at the University of Tennessee Knoxville exists to identify, cultivate, and train individuals of diverse backgrounds who have the talent to contribute substantially to the arts of acting and design, to their profession, and to the national culture.

Overview

About this Degree

MFA designers travel extensively.  In recent years, they have visited Ireland, Thailand, India, Mexico, Vietnam, Prague, Amsterdam, New York, Istanbul, Wales, London, Bulgaria, Berlin, and Munich.  During these visits, students took master classes, worked with internationally renowned artists, showcased their work, and competed at conferences, while also seeing theatre, touring cities and museums, and absorbing world culture.

MFA actors enjoy national and international guest artist workshops throughout their training, including annual intensives with renowned British voice and text teacher Barbara Houseman; workshops and intensives in acting for camera, clown, Shakespeare, and career workshops with agents and casting directors, etc.  Theatre is offered at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Programme Structure

  • In their third year, the MFA actors showcase in targeted markets nationally through digital media, including a master website featuring the graduating class (with links to recent alumni); departmentally supported development of professional caliber individual websites; video clips published through actors access; taped audition submissions, and more.  
  • Recent graduates enjoy representation at Abrams Artists Agency; Boals, Winnett and Associates; Dulcina Eisen Associates; and other well regarded agencies.

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic applicants may apply up to two weeks prior to the beginning of the desired term of entry

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.7
3 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency, recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEEA). A non-U.S. degree must be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from the United States and must be granted by a recognized or accredited foreign institution. 
    • United States degree holders must have earned a minimum of 2.7 out of a possible 4.0 GPA or a minimum of 3.0 during the senior year of undergraduate study. If you have completed previous graduate coursework, you must have earned a minimum of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0 GPA.
    • Applicants with non-U.S. degrees must have earned a minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or other equivalent to a ‘B’ average. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31798 USD/year
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  • National

    31798 USD/year
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  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 USD per year

Living costs for Knoxville

885 - 1454 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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