MASTERSTUDIES

20 Masters of Arts in Theater studies

The MA, or Master of Arts, program is typically a two-year course of study that follows completion of the bachelor’s program. In some cases, the program can be compressed into one year. This advanced degree allows students to further hone their talents and skills, leading them to greater professional opportunities and success.

What is an MA in Theatre? Students in this field of study may find that their program focuses on contemporary theory, practical experiences, and exposure to artists with their own successful careers. Courses typically involve opportunities to perform, direct, observe, and learn through small seminars or personal tutorials. Courses may focus on dramaturgy, advanced acting, advanced directing, theoretical perspectives, historiography, and theatre research.

Students in the MA of Theatre program often find that their course of study is tailored to fit their specific goals. They have access to talented professionals in all areas of theatre, including set design, directing, and acting itself. Graduates enjoy putting these benefits to use as they compete for the most desired jobs.

The cost of completing the MA of Theatre program will vary from one school to another. This is especially true as prospective students recognize the availability of schools all around the world. Individual students should seek specific information from the schools that they are considering.

With plenty of experience in all areas of the theatre, graduates are prepared to find employment as directors, actors, playwrights, producers, designers, and teachers. They have the option to continue with their studies as they pursue either a Ph.D. or an M.F.A. in theatre. Some students will find jobs working with private theatre groups, and others may go on to work in movies or television. The master’s degree opens up many possibilities for graduates that they would not have accessed without an advanced course of study.

 

In order to find the program that is the best fit for your situation, review the information provided in our extensive program listings. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Master of Arts in Set Design

Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)
MA 01 October 2020 English Campus

You will further refine your training to a high degree of technical and design specialization. Throughout your entire course of study, you will be supported by a well-structur ...

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MA in Sound (Arts, Production, Design)

Bath Spa University
MA 01 September 2020 Full-time Part-time English Campus

Develop your own signature sound and production style through this forward-thinking music composition and sound production course. You’ll be able to tailor the MA Sound (Produ ...

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MA/MFA in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre

Emerson College
MA 01 September 2020 Full-time Part-time English Campus

Learn the art of teaching theatre with our Master of Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre and our Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Education and Applied Theatre. As one ...

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MA in Sound Design for Film and Television

National Film and Television School
MA 01 January 2020 Full-time English Campus

Graduates of this course win BAFTAs and multiple other awards every year. Our students have won the student section of the Los Angeles based Golden Reel Awards for best sound ...

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MA in Communication, Media & Theatre

Northeastern Illinois University
MA 01 August 2020 Full-time Part-time English Campus

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication, Media and Theatre provides an in-depth study of the principles and practices of communication, media, and theatre. The program is d ...

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Master in Contemporary Theatre, Dance and Dramaturgy

Utrecht University
MA 01 September 2020 Full-time Part-time English Campus

Contemporary performance practices are increasingly hybrid projects that approach and transcend the borders of theatre, dance, visual arts, music, media and daily life. Theatr ...

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MA in Shakespeare Studies

University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law
MA September 2020 Full-time Part-time English Campus

This programme, delivered by and taught at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, offers an unrivalled opportunity for the study of Shakespeare. It develops a criti ...

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MA Filmmaking (Directing)

MetFilm School London
MA 08 October 2020 Full-time English Campus

This pathway takes directors through the process of production, from script to screen, focusing on the core elements of visual language, narrative storytelling and performance ...

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Ma directing

MetFilm School Berlin
MA 08 October 2020 Full-time English Campus

The Master's program director aims to provide students with practical activities relevant skills for which the teaching is taken here by lecturers who are industry professiona ...

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M.F.A in Performance and Interactive Media Arts

Brooklyn College CUNY
MA 01 September 2020 Full-time English Campus

The graduate program in performance and interactive media arts (PIMA) will help you to develop into a performance artist with a reputation for innovation and creative success.

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MA/MFA Scenography

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London
MA 02 October 2020 Full-time English Campus

These courses approach scenography from multiple practical and theoretical perspectives to create new opportunities for performance design, experimentation and authorship. Stu ...

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Theatre Arts (MA)

Middlesex University London
MA 01 August 2020 Full-time Part-time English Campus

Our MA in Theatre Arts will give you the opportunity to collaborate, specialise and push the boundaries of your chosen discipline whatever your artistic background. Whether yo ...

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Master of Arts (MA) in Stage Design & Fashion Design

University of Arts in Poznan
MA 01 October 2020 Full-time Campus

Department of Scenography at the Faculty of Architecture and Design consists of five design studios, which conduct an interdisciplinary design and artistic educational work di ...

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MA in Directing Film and Television

Bournemouth University
MA 01 September 2020 Full-time English Campus

The Director is central to the creative process in media production and this course has been designed to build and develop your knowledge of the industry, enabling you to step ...

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MA in Directing and Producing Science and Natural History

National Film and Television School
MA 01 January 2020 Full-time English Campus

A unique course, the only one of its kind in the UK, designed to fast track you into the industry.

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