Texas Tech University

School of Theatre & Dance

Master of Fine Arts

Theatre Arts

M.F.A. in Theatre Arts

Emphasizing the training of professional practitioners or professional teachers of the theatre practice, the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts is a terminal professional degree that provides intensive concentration in arts administration, design, performance and pedagogy, or playwriting. A minimum of 60 hours is required beyond the baccalaureate. Completion of the MFA degree requires a written thesis or a thesis project.

The MFA program is a professional training program that provides rigorous instruction and practical opportunities, on an in-depth level, in one area of specialization.

M.F.A. Tracks in Theatre Arts

Arts Administration

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Performance & Pedagogy

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Playwriting

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What Sets Us Apart

§  We value our students' research agendas and support furthering their educational interests with travel to major conferences, festivals, and institutes, both nationally and internationally.

International Travel

Tennessee Williams Institute in Provincetown, MA

WildWind Performance Lab

Admissions

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Application Information will depend upon your desired MFA Program.

Curriculum

COURSES

Advocacy & Collaboration  
Applied Anatomy & Movement Analysis 
Applied Somatics  
Choreography: Practices & Perspectives 
Critical Inquiry 
Dance Histories I 
Dance Histories II 
Dance in Communities  
Practical Issues in Dance Pedagogy  
Qualitative Research Methodologies  
Thesis Project Proposal 
Thesis Project Presentation 

ONLINE CATALOG INFORMATION

Abbie Bugh

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Abbie Bugh
Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator
abigail.bugh@ttu.edu
806.834.5573