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MFA Theatre, Dramatic Writing

Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Dramatic Writing

The MFA Dramatic Writing program is not taking applicants for the 2020-2021 school year.

Accomplishments

Texas State playwrights have an impressive track record in recent years. Here is a listing of their accomplishments since 2009: 

· 49 regional finalists for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, region 6

· 25 regional winners, the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, region 6

· 15 national semi-finalists, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

· 10 national winners, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival:

· 2019 Daniel Miller, Musical Theatre Award, best new musical

· 2017 Caitlin Turnage, John S. Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play

· 2017 TJ Young, Ken Ludwig National Scholarship Award for best body of work by a college playwright

· 2017 TJ Young, Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, winner

· 2015 Jordan Morille, John S. Cauble National Award for Outstanding Short Play, winner

· 2015 Kevin Talley, Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, runner-up

· 2015 Kevin Talley, Ken Ludwig National Scholarship Award for best body of work by a college playwright

· 2014 Jordan Morille, Ken Ludwig National Scholarship Award for best body of work by a college playwright

· 2013 Rita Anderson, Ken Ludwig National Scholarship Award for best body of work by a college playwright

· 2012 Lupe Flores, Ken Ludwig National Scholarship Award for best body of work by a college playwright, winner

· 2009 John Boulanger, Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, winner

In Addition:

· 2018 Audrey Webb, Judith Barlow Prize winner

· 2017 Cambria Denim, KCACTF National Undergraduate Playwriting Award, runner-up

· 2017 Mandy Murphy’s (’15) play From A to Double D won the best new play award at the SheNYC Summer Theatre Festival in New York City.

· John Boulanger’s play House of Several Stories is published by Samuel French

· TJ Young’s play No.6 is published by Samuel French

· Lupe Flores’ play Coyote Stratagem was published in The Best American Short Plays of 2010-2011.

· Jordan Morille’s play Norma’s Rest was published in The Best American Short Plays of 2014-15.