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University TheatreDavid Geffen School of Drama offers graduate training programs in every theatrical discipline. Please visit our training pages for detailed information about each department's program of study and admission requirements.

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With consideration of the continued impacts of COVID-19, David Geffen School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre intend to return to in-person learning and production in 2021–2022. In accordance with the most updated public health guidance, modifications—including to the production schedule—may be required. Unless otherwise noted, all sections pertaining to production work in this bulletin refer to a typical production schedule and may be modified by the School for the 2021–2022 academic year.

In service of the School’s mission, the M.F.A. and Certificate in Drama degree programs were temporarily extended by one fully funded year of study for the classes of ’22, ’23, and ’24. The incoming class of ’25 (M.F.A. and Certificate in Drama) in fall 2022 will return to a three-year plan of study. As of the 2021–2022 academic year, the Technical Internship will remain a one-year plan of study.

The contents of this bulletin are subject to change throughout the academic year. Updates will be sent via email and posted to the School’s website as applicable.

The current application cycle is open as of October 4, 2021 for admission in the fall of 2022.

 

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