Prospective Students

Students come from around the world to study at the UW School of Drama. At the BA level we offer a liberal arts degree with options in performance and design, and are part of the new musical theater program; at the MFA level we have professional training programs in acting, directing and design; and we offer a degree in theatre history, theory and criticism at the doctoral level.



  • Acting: Auditions for 2014 are now over
  • Design: Interview in Seattle or Chicago (URTA) for 2014
  • Directing: The deadline for 2014 applications has passed, next admissions will be for fall 2016


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Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program
As a unit of the UW Graduate School, the Graduate Opportunities and Minority Achievement Program (GO-MAP), is committed to serving the needs of students of color and students from other underrepresented groups, while simultaneously fostering an educational and social environment in which all students can learn and develop through experiences rich in cultural, ethnic, and racial diversity.