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Master of Arts Degree in Theatre

Online Degree Overview

Are you ready to take your passion for theatre to the next level? Regent's M.A. in Theatre will help you do just that. Designed to educate the master scholar/artist in all aspects of the art form from theory to production in a Christ-centered teaching environment, the M.A. in Theatre seeks to produce well-rounded artists equipped for godly influence through theatrical mediums. Students pursuing the Master of Arts in Theatre will focus their attention on the theories and practices of Christian aesthetics as well as a range of practitioner-oriented disciplines including acting, directing and design.

M.A. in Theatre Highlights

Curriculum: View courses and descriptions.
Length: 30 credits. May be completed in 12 months. Students may begin the program in the fall, spring or summer semesters.
Format: Offered entirely online (or as an on-campus hybrid) with an optional three or six week summer residency on our Virginia Beach campus.
Results: Master of Arts in Theatre.
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Theatre Department | Technology Recommendations

Career Opportunities

Our students' exposure to every major facet of the theatrical production process ensures that upon graduation they are prepared for a variety of theatre related jobs. Our graduates are equipped to serve in such roles as:

Theatre Company Director, Technical Director, Director of Theatre/Drama Ministry, Casting Director, High School Theatre Teacher, Dramaturg, Set Designer, Box Office Manager, Costume Designer, House Manager

M.A. in Theatre graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply the Christian faith and biblical truth to the study and practices of communication within a theatre context.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of theatrical design elements and stage management techniques to theatrical arts endeavors.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively critique and review theatre literature in order to evaluate varied theatre genres and to understand their structure and meaning.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of an approach to acting and directing techniques/theories for the stage to include directing and acting projects.

Admissions Contact:

Dan Nettleton
888.777.7729
comadmissions@regent.edu