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Theatre

Research in the area of theatre history, theory and literature. Opportunities in theatre production, including acting, directing, dramaturgy, and design. Credit for course work outside the department that relates to particular research interests may apply to total required for the degree.

Degrees Offered:

Degree Details: 

MA
The non-thesis track MA requires demonstrated proficiency in two areas: academic coursework and the final exam (written and oral). The thesis track MA requires demonstrated proficiency in three areas: academic coursework, the thesis and the final exam (oral). The minimum requirement for the MA is 30 credit hours, at least 24 of which must be completed at the 5000 level or above.

PhD
The PhD requires demonstrated proficiency in four areas: academic coursework, reading competency in at least one foreign language, the comprehensive exam, and the dissertation. Thirty course credit hours are required. All must be of graduate rank (5000 level or above). In addition, 30 dissertation credits are required.

Admissions Requirements: 

Applicants must:

  1. Provide current GRE scores.
  2. Provide 3 or more letters of recommendation.
  3. Provide a sample of critical or analytical writing (10-20 pages).
  4. Show evidence of theatre performance, and/or production experience (current resume or CV).
     
Financial Support: 

Teaching assistantships, graduate part-time instructors, grants, and fellowships.

Fall Domestic Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 15, 2014
Fall International Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 1, 2014
Contact Information: 

University of Colorado Boulder
Department of Theatre and Dance
Theatre C132
261 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0261
Phone: 303-492-7356
Fax: 303-492-7722
 

Where To Send Your Materials: 

Application Mailing Instructions

Domestic Applicants:

Transcripts should be sent directly to Graduate Admissions. Transcripts must be official copies and should include ALL post-secondary academic work completed to date, including courses appearing as transfer credit on other transcripts, credits earned in study abroad programs, and courses taken for college credit while in high school. Copies of transcripts mailed in unsealed envelopes and sent directly by applicants are NOT official transcripts.

For standard international mail or mail within the US, including USPS Priority and Express:

Graduate Admissions
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine Street, Suite A122
553 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0553 USA

For overnight or express mail (DHL, FEDEX, UPS):

Graduate Admissions             
University of Colorado Boulder                     
3100 Marine Street , Bldg RL3, Suite A122
553 UCB
Boulder, CO 80303-1058 USA                                                                                                                              
Phone:  (303) 492-6301
  

All International Applicants

Transcripts should be sent directly to Office of Admissions/International.  Transcripts must be official copies and should include ALL post-secondary academic work completed to date, including courses appearing as transfer credit on other transcripts, credits earned in study abroad programs, and courses taken for college credit while in high school. Copies of transcripts mailed in unsealed envelopes and sent directly by applicants are NOT official transcripts.

For standard international mail or mail within the US, including USPS Priority and Express:

Office of Admissions/International
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine Street, Suite A122
65 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0065 USA

Overnight/Express Mailing Address (DHL, UPS, FedEx)          

Office of Admissions/International               
University of Colorado Boulder                     
3100 Marine Street, Bldg RL3, Suite A122
65 UCB
Boulder, CO 80303-1058 USA

Phone: (303) 492-6301