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Theatre Arts

Southwest Minnesota State University

48 months
7720 USD/year
7720 USD/year
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The Theatre Arts program of Southwest Minnesota State University provides a curriculum for the student interested in working in the professional theatre, attending theatre graduate school, or teaching theatre.


The Theatre Arts program of Southwest Minnesota State University offers the student a comprehensive understanding of the theatre arts with the opportunity to specialize in acting, directing, designing, costuming or playwriting. The program emphasizes student initiative, creativity, and responsible involvement. Classes are structured to provide a solid philosophical and practical approach to theatre.


SMSU theatre graduates currently work in all areas of theatre, film, and television. Isiah Whitlock, Jr. has appeared in HBO’s The Wire and Law and Order, in the films Goodfellas and Enchanted, on Broadway in The Iceman Cometh, and has toured nationally in August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Acting
  • Stagecraft
  • Script Analysis
  • Stage Make-Up
  • Costume Construction
  • Stage Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete your entire application online and to send your documents to us either by mail or electronically upload them
  • Evidence that they have completed their secondary education within their home country (usually 12 years) and be entitled to acceptance into the universities in their home countries
  • You would have to complete your visa application from your home country

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3860 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3860 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Marshall

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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