Theatre Studies Admission Requirements

AFTER AUGUST 1, 2019:

1. Apply for admission online at http://admissions.psu.edu.

STUDENTS SHOULD APPLY TO THE THEATRE B.A. DEGREE

TO RECEIVE MAXIMUM CONSIDERATION FOR ALL FORMS OF FINANCIAL AID, STUDENTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO COMPLETE THEIR ACADEMIC AND THEATRE APPLICATIONS BY NOVEMBER 30.
 

2. Upload the required materials: 

- A one-page resume 

- A statement of interest: In two or three thoughtful paragraphs, tell us what interests you about pursuing a theatre studies degree; include an overview of your experience with (and/or desire to know more about)  scholarship, dramaturgy, directing, playwriting, dramatic literature, devising, design, performance, or any combination of these. 

- 1 - 3 samples of your artistic work. These might include an original play; a scholarly essay or performance review; design sketches or plans; photos of design work; a production book; video of two contrasting monologues and/or a song.

- A headshot or photo (optional) 

 

If you have any questions about the application process, send a note to Dr. Higgins at theatreistheory@psu.edu. 
 


 

 

 

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