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Design and Technical Production, BFA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The Design and Technical Production program at University of Miami includes a comprehensive study of theatrical design and production–followed by four semesters of intensive studio classes in the student's area of specialization (Scenic, Lighting, Costume, and Technical Production Management). 
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Overview

The Design and Technical Production program at University of Miami is unique in that there are many opportunities for the student to gain practical experience in the design or technical production of our mainstage season, as well as many studio productions. Outside professional work is also encouraged.

Students in this program:

  • Are taught by working professionals. Receive intensive and complete instructions in Design & Technical Production.
  • Are given opportunities free of graduate student competition.

Mission Statement

‌The mission of the University of Miami's Department of Theatre Arts is to equip students to work in professional theatre, film, and television or to gain admission to the best professional graduate programs.Our graduates will be capable of applying learned theatrical techniques without guidance and capable of making independent creative judgment. Our broad aim in theatre training is professional excellence combined with a depth of human understanding, freedom of expression, and imagination in communication for all practitioners of the art and craft of theatre.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    132 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition 
  • Introduction to Scene Design/Stagecraft I (Lecture)
  • Introduction to Theatre Crafts I (Lab)
  • Introduction to Drawing 
  • Principles of Stage Management
  • Business Analytics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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