Playwriting Application Information

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The MFA playwriting program is not accepting applicants for the fall 2024 semester. Our next cohort will be reviewed for a fall 2025 start.


Rutgers University Application: March 1

Mason Gross Talent Assessment: March 15

Mason Gross Talent Assessment

  • $55 submission fee
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Portfolio

Personal Statement

In 300-500 words, address why you should be considered for the Mason Gross School of the Arts playwriting program.


Applicants are required to submit two plays or one play and one short story.

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