See the Course Catalog for full course descriptions.

Core Courses - Master of Arts

  • Principles of Acting
  • Script Analysis
  • Dramaturgy: Classic Traditions
  • Dramaturgy: Modern Traditions
  • Dramatic Vision and Form: Classic
  • Dramatic Vision and Form: Modern
  • Theatre Practicum

Sample of Elective Courses

  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • The Teaching of Theatre
  • Solo Performance
  • Musical Theatre
  • Characterization
  • Scenography
  • Acting Styles
  • Directing Styles
  • Voice and Movement
  • Modern Irish Drama
  • Gender, Politics and Performance
  • Theatre for Social Change
  • Theatre of Controversies and Riots

Ready for the Next Step?

Department of Theatre and Studio Art
800 E. Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085



Fall Assistantship: February 1

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

If you have missed a deadline, please contact Edward Sobel to discuss your options.

Begin your application.


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