Montclair State University

College of the Arts

Theatre Studies


1 Normal Avenue

Montclair, NJ 07043

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts degree in Theatre is designed to enhance already existing skills in the theatre or to develop those skills that can be applied from related and ancillary backgrounds. The program is structured to emphasize both theoretical and practical approaches in theatre and to allow for original research and creative projects. Concentrations are available in Theatre Studies and Production/Stage Management. Special attention is paid to the literature and history of each area of concentration and to the respective academic and professional skills necessary to become a practitioner of the selected concentration. The course sequence and content are designed to strengthen research, performance, and production. The Master of Arts in Theatre Studies is ideal for those seeking to pursue a generalized knowledge in theatre or for those who plan to continue in a program of doctoral studies.


National Association of Schools of Dance (Dance major and concentration in Musical Theatre, BFA, Department of Theatre and Dance, College of the Arts) National Association of Schools of Music (Music Therapy major, BA; Music major, concentrations in Musical Theatre, Performance, Theory/Composition, BMus; Music major, concentrations in Music Education, Music Therapy, Performance, and Theory/Composition, MA, John J. Cali School of Music, College of the Arts)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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