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Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities

12 months
2020 USD/credit 72720 USD/year
2020 USD/credit 72720 USD/year
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The Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities MA program from New York University will prepare students to work as a theatre artist and educator in arts organizations, private and community colleges, galleries, museums, and a broad range of cultural settings.


In the Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities MA program from New York University, you’ll develop new strategies focused on teaching and learning through drama while experimenting in the creation and presentation of theatre for diverse audiences.

Your faculty and advisors will collaborate with you to create a program that authentically reflects your burgeoning interests, needed support, and relevant expertise, ensuring that you learn: 

  • How to design, implement, and evaluate culturally responsive theatre by and for myriad constituents
  • How to appraise and analyze the changing roles of theatre and education within complex and politicized transnational spaces
  • How to identify gaps in the field from theoretical, practical, and aesthetic perspectives, generating new knowledge accordingly
  • How to formulate, implement, and modify teaching and learning strategies using drama frameworks to explore content
  • How to experiment in the creation and presentation of theatre in formal or informal settings, using a variety of methods and structures

Careers and Outcomes

Alumni pursue aesthetic, educational, and administrative opportunities that do not require certification, including positions at private and community colleges, arts organizations, galleries, museums, educational outreach centers, behavioral health and prevention facilities, community and housing programs, youth and adult detainment centers, and theatre/arts agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods and Materials of Research in Educational Theatre
  • Creating Ethnodrama: Theory & Practice
  • Seminar in Applied Theatre Research
  • Drama in Education
  • Teaching through Drama
  • Theory of Creative Drama
  • Methods of Conducting Creative Drama

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Transcripts 
  • Proficiency in English 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    72720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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