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Graduate professional training in every theatrical discipline.

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Acting
Chair

Walton Wilson

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 1/2/2020
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Design
Co-Chairs

Stephen Strawbridge, Michael Yeargan

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 2/1/2020
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Sound Design
Chair

David Budries

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 2/1/2020
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Directing
Chair

Liz Diamond

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 12/1/2019
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Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism
Chair

Catherine Sheehy

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and D.F.A

Application Deadline is 1/2/2020
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Playwriting
Chair

Tarell Alvin McCraney

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 12/1/2019
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Stage Management
Chair

Narda E. Alcorn

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 2/1/2020
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Technical Design and Production
Chair

Shaminda Amarakoon

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and Certificate

Application Deadline is 2/1/2020
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Theater Management
Chair

Joan Channick

Degrees Offered

M.F.A. and M.F.A./M.B.A.

Application Deadline is 2/1/2020

COVID-19 Update

In order to protect the health and safety of the community, all classes at Yale University, including all classes at Yale School of Drama, will be held online for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester.

Please visit Yale’s COVID-19 information page for official updates and guidance.

 

Our Mission

Yale School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre train and advance leaders to raise the standard of global professional practice in every theatrical discipline, pursuing excellence in art to promote wonder, empathy, and understanding in the world.

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USITT 2020 Awards

Dashiell Menard (’19) and Yaro Yareshevich (’20) Receive 2020 USITT Awards

The Young Designers, Managers, and Technicians Awards recognize the achievements of early-career designers, technicians, and managers.

Whitney Estrin

Whitney Estrin (’10) Promoted to Director of Development at TDF

Estrin assumes the role at Theatre Development Fund after serving as Deputy Director of Development since 2017.

Evan Anderson

Evan Anderson (’20) Receives 2020 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship

The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced lighting designer Evan C. Anderson as the recipient of the 2020 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship.

David Budries

David Budries on Sound Design

We try to find storytellers, “who understand that the tool is an extension of your imagination, of your body.” says Budries, Chair of Sound Design.

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