The MFA in Playwriting is an intensive three-year program designed for writers with original voices who are committed to making an impact on the profession. The comprehensive training program comprises coursework, productions, and professional engagement.
Candidates are required to take classes in Adaptation, Solo Performance, Television Writing, Devised Theatre, Queer Narratives, Writing for Young Audiences, and Experimental Playwriting, among others.
The program offers visits and guest workshops with successful writers, literary managers, artistic directors, and agents, preparing students for entrance into the world of professional theatre.
The M.F.A. in Playwriting is a terminal degree that qualifies you, upon completion, to teach on the university level.
Official information regarding specific degree requirements and course options can be found on the University Graduate School web page.