Course Requirements


Nine graduate studio classes in directing, one of which is the creation of a thesis portfolio and resume; two courses in Foundations:  Script Analysis and Genres and Theatre; one course in Multiculturalism; two courses as professional internships often with South Coast Repertory and/or Utah Shakespeare Festival; two courses in acting, may include movement, voice classes approved by the faculty program head; two seminars in dramatic literature, performance theory, criticism, theatre history; six projects of which one is the thesis and one is an off-site production; two design or stage management classes, approved by the faculty program head; and a minimum of three electives.

A total of 116 quarter units in graduate or approved upper-division undergraduate courses.