Apply for MFA

To the prospective student from Sarah Brown, Director of Graduate Studies: Thank you for your interest in our graduate programs in the Department of Theatre & Dance!

Applications are currently CLOSED for study beginning Fall 2018.  The application for Fall 2019 will be available here by mid-August.  Please check back later.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Kristin Shupe, Administrative Secretary. (901-678-2523) Kristin will coordinate contact with an appropriate faculty member once we receive your completed departmental application.

Those invited to campus will have a one-hour interview with appropriate faculty in your area of interest, a tour of our facilities, and tickets to an evening performance of our current production.

If you are not able to come to our campus, other opportunities for interviews with members of our faculty are available at various major conference and festivals around the country.  A complete list will be available in August.

If you are unable to travel, a formal telephone or skype interview will be scheduled for you with the appropriate faculty members.

Typically, all decisions regarding graduate admissions and assignment of graduate assistantships for the upcoming academic year are made by mid-March.