48 months
46978 USD/year
46978 USD/year
Tuition fee
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One of the few programs in the US designed exclusively to train you for stage and company management career, the Stage Management program at the Pace University blends in-class instruction with practical experience and connections to professional opportunities in New York City.

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Practice Your Passion

  • Build and strengthen the core skills you’ll need to transition into the professional world of theater and film.
  • Learn how to communicate and problem-solve though a broad range of hands-on experiences.
  • Gain an understanding of the essential technical elements of stage management, including rehearsal and production technique, union rules, and touring. You’ll also learn production management for theater and live events.

The Stage Management program at the Pace University prepares you for careers in stage, production, and company management through a focused four-year program that builds and strengthens the core skills needed to transition into the professional world of theater and film. Along with courses in acting, directing, and design the program offers courses emphasizing communication, prioritization, organizational and problem-solving skills, technical knowledge, familiarity with union rules as well as multiple practicums as production stage managers and assistant stage managers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Script Analysis for BA Actor and Director
  • Directing for BA Director
  • Directing Lab for BA Director
  • Drafting 
  • Stage Management 
  • Stage Lighting
  • Sound and Story

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

An audition must be scheduled by January 15.


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application & Fee
  • Identification
  • Letters of Recommendation - Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics.  
  • A Written Essay/Personal Statement - One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Official Test Scores - Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official Transcripts - Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English). 

Tuition Fee

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    46978 USD/year
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Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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