You are here

Prospective Students

Romeo and Jules, 2019

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, as well as minors in performance studies, design for performance, and acting. At the MFA level we have professional training programs in acting, directing, and design. We offer a degree in theatre history, theory, and criticism at the doctoral level.



  • Acting: the 2021 application deadline has now passed.
  • Design: next admissions will be for 2022, information available fall 2021
  • Directing: next admissions will be for 2022 , information available fall 2021


Learn more about:

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.