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  Mason Gross School of the Arts 2020-2022 Graduate Programs in Theater Arts Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Degree Requirements M.F.A. Acting Program Requirements  

M.F.A. Acting Program Requirements


First Year - Fall


Course Name
Course Number
Credits
Warm Up
08:966:500
0.5
Theater History
08:966:501
3
Theater Homeroom
08:966:503
0
Speech and Phonetics
08:966:505
2
Acting I
08:966:511
4
Movement I
08:966:513
2
Voice I
08:966:515
2
Performance Ensemble 08:966:569 2
Clothing and Culture I 08:966:573 3
Total Credits
18.5

First Year - Spring


Course Name
Course Number
Credits
Warm Up
08:966:500
0.5
Theater History
08:966:502 3
Theater Homeroom
08:966:504
0
Speech and Phonetics
08:966:506
2
Acting I
08:966:512
4
Movement I
08:966:514
2
Voice I
08:966:516
2
Performance Ensemble
08:966:570
2
Clothing and Culture II
08:966:574
3
Avante-Garde Theater
08:966:601
3
Total Credits
21.5

Second Year - Fall


Course Name
Course Number
Credits
Warm Up
08:966:500
0.5
Theater Homeroom
08:966:503
0
Acting II
08:966:541
2
Movement II
08:966:543
2
Voice II
08:966:545
2
Speech II
08:966:547
2
Global Theater I
08:966:567
3
Script Analysis for Actors
08:966:571
2
Acting: Performance II
08:966:596
3
Acting: Scene Study
08:966:605
2
Wkshop: Topics Theater 08:966:698 1
Total Credits
19.5

Second Year - Spring


Course Name
Course Number
Credits
Warm Up
08:966:500
0.5
Theater Homeroom
08:966:504
0
Acting II
08:966:542
2
Movement II
08:966:544
2
Voice II
08:966:546
2
Speech II
08:966:548
2
Global Theater II
08:966:568
3
Advanced Text: Dramatic Structure
08:966:572
2
Acting: Performance II
08:966:597
3
Sem Topics Theater: Pedagogy
08:966:696 1
Wkshp: Topics Theater
08:966:698
1
Total Credits
18.5

Third Year - Fall


Course Name
Course Number
Credits
British Art and Culture I
08:966:705
3
Shakespeare Plays I
08:966:707
3
Acting in London I
08:966:709
12
Total Credits
18

Third Year - Spring


Course Name Course Number Credits
Acting: Performance II 08:966:597 3
British Art and Culture II
08:966:706
3
Shakespeare Plays II
08:966:708
3
Acting in London II
08:966:710
12
Total Credits
21

3.5 Year - Fall


Course Name
Course Number
Credits
Theater Homeroom
08:966:503
0
Acting III
08:966:611
3
Video Auditioning
08:966:664
1
Career Transition/Audition
08:966:690
1
Seminar Topics: Actor/Playwright Collaboration
08:966:695
2
Performance Project Theater Arts
08:966:703
4
Professional Development Seminar
08:966:796
3
Total Credits
14



Program Credit Total, Approx.
131


 
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