A theatre student may pursue a combination of practical and theoretical studies. The
doctoral program provides theatre students with a broad arts education that will prepare
them for leadership roles in the fine arts, particularly in theatre organizations.
Fine Arts Doctoral Students will select two areas of concentration from among these
options: Acting/Directing; Arts Administration; Design; History/Theory/Criticism;
Admission to the Fine Arts Doctoral Program involves applying to the Graduate School.
Admission is based on meeting the requirements of the Graduate School as to prior
academic record and GRE scores, obtaining the recommendation of the Department of
Theatre and Dance, and meeting the approval of the College of Visual and Performing
Arts Graduate Committee (based upon departmental recommendation).
To obtain application forms and program information about the doctoral program in
Fine Arts with a field of specialization in Theatre, contact: