Theatre - Visual and Performing Arts

Supported Degree Objectives


  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Required Supporting Documents


English Proficiency Requirements


Master's Degree Program Requirements


  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree:
    • 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
  • Indicate Area of Study:
    • Acting: Professional Acting Training (Recruits every three years)
    • Directing: (Recruits every three years)
    • Design & Technology: Costume, Lighting, Scene, Sound, Technical Direction, Theatre Engineering

Application Deadlines


  • Fall Spring Summer
    February 15* Special Cases Only No Entry

  • *Priority Deadline

Program Contact Information


  • Name Beth Daugherty
    Phone 765-494-3080
    Email bbessler@purdue.edu
    Web Program Website
    Address Graduate Program in Theatre
    Patti & Rusty Rueff School
    of Visual and Performing Arts
    Purdue University
    552 West Wood Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2002
    USA
Purdue West Lafayette campus