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Program/Degree
Theatre Arts (MFA) 
Program Description

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Design and Technical Production prepares students for a career in professional theatre through intensive classroom study and production training. Areas of emphasis include Costume Design; Costume Production; Lighting Design; Scenic Design; Scenic Production; and Technical Direction. Strong mentorship is provided by a faculty of working professionals to admitted candidates who have experience and potential in their area of interest, a passion for the arts and proven leadership skills. Candidates cultivate their artistry and craft on productions within the Arizona Repertory Theatre.

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

School of Theatre, Film and Television -

Boasting three outstanding theatres, production shops, production facilities and post-production laboratories, state of the art equipment, and a faculty made up of working professionals, the School of Theatre, Film & Television at the University of Arizona provides an exciting opportunity to learn about the art and craft of story telling and the workings of the entertainment industry in an incredibly rich learning environment. Professional screenings like "I Dream in Widescreen," and our professional theatre training company, Arizona Repertory Theatre, provide real, hands-on creative opportunities and experiences to practice your craft. The pages that follow will lead you into the exciting programs and opportunities that will make your dreams come to life!

 
College
College of Fine Arts  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Justine M Snow-Collins
520-621-7007
Graduate Program Coordinator
Justine M Snow-Collins
520-621-7007
Director of Graduate Studies
Deanna R Fitzgerald
520-621-7008
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Christina M Inocencio
520-621-3484
 
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements

3 letters of recommendation
Statement of intent (1-2 pages)
Official transcripts
Portfolio review and interview

 
Standardized Tests

Required test(s):
Required GRE Subject tests:
Recommended tests:
Recommended GRE Subject tests:
Minimum GRE Verbal:
Minimum GRE Quantitative:
Minumum GRE Written:
Minimum GMAT:
Minimum MAT:
Minimum TOEFL: Submission of a minimum score of 79 internet based (iBT) or 550 paper based (PB)
Minimum IELTS:

 
Financial Aid

Limited Graduate College Fellowships when available
Teaching Assistantship with Tuition (out-of-state) Scholarship
Limited number of School of Theatre, Film & Television Scholarships
Graduate Registration (in-state) Scholarships

 
Admissions Deadlines

Domestic Applicants:

  • Fall: April 1

International Applicants:

  • Fall: December 1
 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 2403

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements

Minumum credits: 60
Core coursework:
Language requirements:
Other requirements: Successful completion of probationary first year
Successful completion of Master's Report
Successful completion of Thesis Production

 
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Student Handbook
https://console.cfa.arizona.edu/downloads/  
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Last revised 24 Oct 2016