There is always room for more empathy,
more reflection, and
But you are an artist.
High Faculty/Student ratio.
Faculty work regularly in theatre, as performers, coaches, designers
Guest artists regularly teach, design and direct
Guest Artists come from major regional theatres, free lancers
working Broadway, off-Broadway and Chicago theatres.
The final semester is a paid internship with a regional, national,
or even international theatre.
Drayton Hall, a fully-equipped 400+ seat proscenium theatre.
Longstreet Theatre, a 300+ seat arena theatre or 190+ seat thrust
theatre in a beautiful antebellum classical temple. Dedicated
acting and rehearsal studios. Dedicated computer-assisted design
Accreditation and Memberships
The University of South Carolina
The MFA theatre program is a small, focused program housed in
a great state university. Enjoy all the opportunities for friendship,
sports, libraries, of a big school but study in an intimate graduate
Columbia, SC, is big enough to provide the advantages of a progressive
urban area but the pace of a smaller city. WeÍre not far from
the mountains or the sea, Charlotte or Atlanta.