Technical Design and Production

Application Requirements

Updated 9/11/2023

M.F.A. and Certificate in Drama

Please review the general admissions information via the Apply link in the top navigation above. In this section, you will find application information specific to TD&P.

Here’s what we look for in our applicants...

  • a clearly defined career objective
  • an aptitude for learning, particularly in the areas of technology, planning, and communication
  • technical production experience in both academic and/or non-academic organizations
  • strong alignment with the School’s values: artistry, belonging, collaboration, and discovery

In an effort to interrupt perfectionism, there is no one right candidate.  We consider each aspect of the application including statement of purpose, resume, letters of recommendation, transcript, portfolio, your communication through the application process, and interviews, to develop a comprehensive picture of all applicants’ strengths, areas for growth, and commitment to teamwork. We offer admission to 10 to 12 students each year who, all things considered, are suited to thrive in the program, and who demonstrate significant potential to positively impact the industry.