Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theater Collaboration
Contribute to the development and creation of new musical theater performances with the Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theater Collaboration in Temple’s School of Theater, Film and Media Arts. This innovative, three-year, 60-credit graduate degree prepares you for a career in the musical theater industry as a collaborating creative team member and independent artist engaged in the creation of new musical theater works.
The Musical Theater Collaboration MFA’s unique curriculum is built upon field-driven, experiential techniques and craft-based training through production, studio and workshop opportunities. Our renowned faculty and guest artists are among the most innovative in the field of musical theater. The program mirrors the actual field-based creative process of generating new musical theater works, while teaching craft and collaboration skills vital to the process of creating a new musical.
Graduates of the Musical Theater Collaboration MFA are prepared to become authors, composers, choreographers, directors, lyricists and playwrights, among others.
Classes & Curriculum
Over three years, you’ll take core courses focused on musical theater and research. These courses include
- American Musical Theater;
- Practicums in Musical Theater; and
- Script and Score Analysis.