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MFA Theatre, Design

Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Design

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Program highlights

  • A supportive one-on-one learning environment
  • Costume, scenic, and lighting design classes with nationally recognized designers
  • Extensive design opportunities
  • Professional internships
  • Graduate Assistantships available

Our Program

Our program is an intensive study in design with a solid grounding in craft and collaboration. Courses and productions artfully incorporate the latest technology. Our staff consists of talented artisans with extensive professional experience. Students work closely with graduate directing and graduate dramatic writing students.

The MFA degree is earned upon successful completion of

  • all required coursework
  • 2 summer internships at a professional theatre or film venue
    • Affiliation with ZACH Theatre in Austin provides the first internship opportunity assisting professional designers
  • at least one production assignment each semester
  • at least one portfolio presentation and review each semester


For additional information and application procedures, please contact Brandon R. McWilliams at