Wayne State University

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Graduate Programs

The Master of Fine Arts Degree
The Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) curriculum is a three-year program of intensive practical training. The central component of the program is frequent performance, production and management under professional conditions at the Hilberry Theatre. Academic courses are intended as a supplement to this practical training. 
The M.F.A curriculum offers the following specializations:
  • Theatre Management
  • Acting
  • Scenic Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Stage Management
  • Costume Design
Graduate research assistantships, which include tuition waivers, medical insurance and a stipend, are granted to the majority of accepted company members.
Model D Media, a Detroit online magazine, did a feature on the Hilberry Theatre Graduate Program. Check out the article and pictures here.