Undergraduate Directing Concentration

The Directing Concentration prepares students to enter graduate directing programs or pursue professional careers. The coursework provides the exceptional training to students interested in the art of directing. Through a range of broad coursework and experiential learning, students develop the skills needed for creative communication, artistic leadership, and compelling storytelling.

Request information about the Theater Major.

Email TFMA@temple.edu with questions about the program or the admissions process.

Current students interested in the concentration should contact Assistant Chair Peter Reynolds (peterr@temple.edu).

Course of Study

Students in the Directing Concentration must complete the following curriculum in addition to the department requirements.

Notes on this Concentration:

For a suggested four-year course of study in the Directing Concentration, please see the Undergraduate Bulletin.

Those who wish to pursue the Directing Concentration should contact Assistant Chair Peter Reynolds (peterr@temple.edu).


For students who transfer from other departments, schools and universities, there are several alternative routes to fulfill the Directing Concentration that can be discussed with your Theater advisor and/or the Head of the Undergraduate Acting Program.

Graduate Success

The success of the Acting Program can be measured in the accomplishments of our graduates. Recent graduates have attended MFA programs at Yale University, U.C. San Diego, A.R.T./Harvard, U.C. Irvine, USC, Penn State, UCLA, NYU, CalArts, University of Washington, University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC), The Circle in the Square and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

For more success stories, check out the Alumni Profiles.