Department of Theatre

Welcome to the Theatre and

Studio Art Department!


Earn your master's degree in theatre from the school ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report in the Best Universities - Master's category in the northern region for two decades! 

The Villanova University Department of Theatre offers one of the only theatre M.A. programs in the United States that places equal emphasis on scholarly and creative work.

Choose the path that works for you:


Apply for our Masters in Theatre.

 Learn about our Assistantships and Scholarships.


Voted “Best Theater School” – Main Line Today Magazine

“The high quality of the professional work of the school’s graduates is a continuing tribute to the success of the [Villanova M.A. in Theatre] program.” – Main Line Ticket

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Atlanta, GA, Nov. 13-15

Pre-Registration closes Oct. 26

Learn more and register.

Department of Theatre and Studio Art
800 E. Lancaster Ave.
St. Augustine Center Room 205
Villanova, PA 19085