School of Communication

Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre and Drama

Our intensive doctoral program in theatre and drama prepares outstanding graduate students for lifetime careers in academia, simultaneously developing scholarly excellence and pedagogical skills.

The flexibility and robustness of the program places each student’s agenda of intellectual pursuits at the forefront of his or her study. The program is highly interdisciplinary and draws widely on the academic resources of the School of Communication, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Music. This philosophy is implemented on a practical level by taking course work in various departments, drawing upon faculty and research resources in theatre studies and other areas, and conducting research that uses the materials, methods, and theories associated with more than one discipline.

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Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre and Drama

Our intensive doctoral program in theatre and drama prepares outstanding graduate students for lifetime careers in academia, simultaneously developing scholarly excellence and pedagogical skills.

The flexibility and robustness of the program places each student’s agenda of intellectual pursuits at the forefront of his or her study. The program is highly interdisciplinary and draws widely on the academic resources of the School of Communication, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Music. This philosophy is implemented on a practical level by taking course work in various departments, drawing upon faculty and research resources in theatre studies and other areas, and conducting research that uses the materials, methods, and theories associated with more than one discipline.

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