Overview

The VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY Theatre Department is now accepting applications for graduate assistantships and scholarships for the Fall 2019 Master’s in Theatre program. Villanova’s program is the only theatre MA in the United States that places equal emphasis on scholarly and creative work. Our multi-faceted degree program prepares students from a variety of disciplines to succeed on stage, behind-the-scenes and in the classroom. The two-year, comprehensive MA provides crucial tools for the developing theatre practitioner, educator, or scholar. The Theatre Department offers competitive graduate assistantships (full tuition remission and a stipend) in Set, Costume, and Properties Construction, and Marketing/PR. Merit-based Scholarships are available in Acting and Research.

Register for Villanova Theatre’s Open House, Sunday, November 18th, 2018 from 11am – 2pm (followed by a free performance of SHE LOVES ME directed by Matt Decker). To register for the Open House email alongo3@villanova.edu. Applicants who attend the Theatre Department Open House on November 18th will have their application fee waived.

In order to be considered for a graduate assistantship or scholarship, applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2019. Applications should include:

  1. A completed application for admission to the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (including three letters of recommendation, a resume of relevant experience, undergraduate transcripts & GRE scores. Acting scholar applicants should include a headshot.)
  2. A Theatre Department Scholarship & Assistantship Application

Interviews/Auditions will be held on Friday February 15, 2019.

Questions? Please contact Graduate Program Coordinator, Kevin Esmond at kevin.esmond@villanova.edu or call 610-519-4760 with any questions.

To apply, please visit:  https://www.theatre.villanova.edu

To apply for this job email your details to kimberly.reilly@villanova.edu

About Villanova University

Villanova Theatre is a community of artist-scholars committed to transforming hearts and minds through the visionary production of classical, modern, and contemporary dramatic literature.
Our work is fueled by the imaginative striving common to Villanova’s accomplished faculty, versatile staff, and energetic graduate students. Together, we are devoted to creating a vibrant theatre enriched by and overflowing with the ideas explored in our classrooms. In all of our endeavors, we aim to share the dynamic experience of collaborative learning with our audiences in order to engage the intellect and stir the soul.  As a facet of Villanova University, Villanova Theatre serves the campus community as well as thousands of theatre-goers from the Main Line and the Greater Philadelphia area.

About the Villanova University Theatre Department
The Villanova University Theatre Department aims to inform and inspire theatre artists, administrators, and scholars who will impact the future of this dynamic art form.  Our culture of creativity engages in rigorous study and the practical application of theatrical theories and techniques.  We believe art has the power to transform hearts and minds by challenging both individuals and communities.