The goal of the Theater - Directing three-year, 60-credit theater program at Temple University is to train students to become master storytellers. Collaborate with actors, production teams and writers to deliver a unified, compelling theatrical event. The program is primarily designed to prepare graduates for careers in theater.
Culminating in the Thesis Production, the student's fully supported mainstage event, the Theater-Directing MFA curriculum includes:
- acting and movement,
- dramaturgy and
- visual history.
Graduates of the Theater-Directing MFA program are prepared to carry on toward a doctoral degree, or for future careers in the areas of
- artist management,
- stage management and
- theater analysis/criticism.
- Scene Analysis for Writers and Directors
- Vocal Production for the Actor
- Directing Practicum
- Seminar in Dramatic Literature
- Visual History
- Costume Design is
- Hist Mod Scenic Design
- Dance for the Actor
- Project in Acting
- Projects in Directing
- Seminar in Lighting
- Projects in Playwriting
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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- Complete online application
- Official Transcripts
- Goals Statement
- Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.
International28820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 36 months.
National28820 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 36 months.
In-State21560 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1078 USD per credit during 36 months.
Living costs for Philadelphia
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.