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Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts - Option in Acting

The Acting option requires work in voice, movement, and process each semester. Process classes explore a wide range of acting styles. Ongoing performances in public presentations are required. 60 units required.

Take all of the following:

  • THEA 517 Repertory Theatre I (2+2)
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 518 Repertory Theatre II (2+2)
    Prerequisites: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 520A Voice (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 520B Voice (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 523 Theory/Practice of Contemporary Theatre (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 524 Dramaturgy (3)
    Prerequisite: Acceptance into the MFA Program.
  • THEA 525 Theatrical Critical Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 530A Acting I (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 530B Acting I (3)
    Prerequisite: THEA 530A.
  • THEA 531A Acting II (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 531B Acting II (3)
    Prerequisite: THEA 531A.
  • THEA 552 Collaborative Studies (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 564A Movement I (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 564B Movement I (3)
    Prerequisite: None
  • THEA 574 Directing (3)
    Prerequisites: None
  • THEA 628 Writing for the Theatre Professional (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to Theatre Arts MFA program.

Take 4 units of:

  • THEA 699 MFA Thesis/Project (1-6)
    Prerequisite: Advancement to candidacy and consent of department chair.

Take six units from the following:

  • THEA 521A Speech (3), THEA 521B Speech (3), THEA 565A Movement II (3), 565B Movement II (3), THEA 694 Special Studies (3)

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