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Master of Fine Arts

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Theater

Theater is a creative and collaborative art in which true excellence can only be achieved through exploration of craft. Our focus in the Theater Department at Mason Gross is to provide aspiring theater professional with a unique experience including intensive studio classes, innovative academic curricula and ground-breaking fully supported productions.

The MFA degree in theater features a concentration in:

Concentration in Playwriting

In the playwriting program, each playwright is encouraged to develop, stretch, and experiment with their individual voice. This is a place to hone one’s craft, to engage with emerging and established theater artists, and to study the new, the ancient, and the innovative in the unique alchemy of performance.

Christopher Cartmill
Head of Dramaturgy
Kathleen Tolan
Head of MFA Playwriting