Texas Tech University

Master of Fine Arts in Performance and Pedagogy (thesis project)

Course Type Credit Hours
Courses in Specialization 39 hours
Other Studies in Theatre 21 hours
Total: 60 hours

Required courses - 39 hours

  • THA 5300 Dramatic Analysis
  • THA 5307 Performance Lab I
  • THA 5308 Performance Lab II
  • THA 5311 Advanced Directing
  • THA 5313 Dramatic Criticism, or
    • THA 5306 Theatre History Survey
    • THA 5372 Dramaturgy
  • THA 5323 Theatrical Collaborations
  • THA 5324 The Teaching of Acting
  • THA 5325 Period Styles in Acting
  • THA 5326 Seminar in Directing Methods
  • THA 5327 Special Problems in Directing
  • THA 5329 Advanced Scene Study
  • THA 5343 Voice and Movement
  • THA 5351 Mentoring Community Outreach in the Arts

Electives - 21 hours, to be selected from:

  • THA 5301 Playwriting I
  • THA 5302 Playwriting II
  • THA 5303 Theatre Scene Design
  • THA 5304 Theatre Lighting Design
  • THA 5305 Theatre Costume Design
  • THA 5306 Theatre History Survey
  • THA 5309 Seminar in Theatre History
  • THA 5312 Theatre Management
  • THA 5313 Dramatic Criticism
  • THA 5315 Play Reading
  • THA 5316 Marketing the Arts
  • THA 5317 Funding the Arts
  • THA 5318 Advocacy for the Arts
  • THA 5319 Theatre Sound Design
  • THA 5328 Special Problems in Playwriting
  • THA 5333 Studies in the Production of Pre-Modern Drama
  • THA 5334 Topics in Acting
  • THA 5350 Seminar in Theatre Research Methods
  • THA 5372 Dramaturgy
  • THA 6001 Internship (1-6 hours)

For those who choose to complete a thesis project without writing a thesis, either the directing experience or acting a major role may serve as the basis for the thesis project.

Contact

School of Theatre and Dance