How to Apply
Please note: Students intending to pursue the degree must complete both the Temple University Graduate Application and a portfolio interview. The applicant can interview with appropriate faculty, either through URTA at audition sites in Chicago or on Temple University's Main Campus.
University Resident Theatre Association
The Theater-Design MFA program recruits students through the National Unified Auditions and Interviews conducted by the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA) in Chicago. Interested students are encouraged to apply with the URTA when appropriate.
To apply, submit Temple's online graduate application along with an online application fee of $60. You will also need to provide the following general supporting materials.
General Supporting Materials
- Official Transcripts: Submit official transcripts reflecting a bachelor’s degree.
- Goals Statement: Submit a statement of goals.
- Recommendations: Submit three letters of recommendation.
- Résumé: Submit a current professional résumé.
All transcripts for applicants should be emailed (preferred) to email@example.com OR mailed to the following address.
Admissions and Recruitment
School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
2020 N. 13th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122