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.
MA, MA/MBA, PhD, Certificate in Applied Shakespeare
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.
The MBA/MA in theatre program is a dual degree program. Students will take 24 credit hours of THDN coursework and 43 credit hours of MBA coursework.
Students will apply either to the Department of Theatre and Dance for the MA degree program or to the Leeds School of Business for the MBA degree program. Having been accepted, they will take a full year of required classes in that degree program. During the first year they will apply to the other degree program. Upon acceptance, they will take a full year of required courses in the other degree program. Coursework in the third year will be divided between both degree programs.
Students could apply for both programs simultaneously, in which case:
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.
Graduate Certificate in Applied Shakespeare
The graduate certificate in Applied Shakespeare is a new program, beginning with its first cohort in Spring 2017. Co-housed by Theatre and Dance, English Literature and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival; the certificate begins with an online two-week course in the spring followed by a fully immersive two-week course at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival during the summer. Learn more about the certificate.
Financial Statement for International Applicants must be submitted
For International Applicants, TOEFL scores must be submitted (minimum TOEFL score is 550).
Applicants must visit the department website for detailed application instructions:
December 15, 2016
December 1, 2016
University of Colorado Boulder
Department of Theatre & Dance
Boulder, CO 80309-0261