The M.A. Program in Theatre & Performance Research trains artist-scholars who create theoretically engaged work at the intersections of theatre and performance research and practice. We believe that graduate education in Theatre & Performance Research contributes vitally to contemporary society and facilitates the pursuit of a broad array of career paths in and beyond the academy.
The M.A.in Theatre & Performance Research is designed as a two-year program (4 semesters). It comprises core courses in methodologies and theoretical approaches, while offering students opportunities to tailor their degree to their scholarly interests. The program provides students with foundational coursework as well as opportunities to devise individual research trajectories and projects. Students are encouraged to pursue interdisciplinary research.