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Photo Above: SIU Theater production of The Addams Family. Costume design by Libby Meuth (MFA Costume Design, 2015), currently a freelance costume designer.


Graduate Programs of Study

Welcome to the SIU Department of Theater's graduate study page!

For general questions or application information, please contact me.

I look forward to hearing from you.

—Dr. Jacob Juntunen, Director of Graduate studies, jjuntunen@siu.edu

The SIU Department of Theater offers the following Graduate Degrees:

MASTER OF FINE ARTS (MFA) DEGREE PROGRAMS:

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) DEGREE PROGRAM*

  • Doctoral Degree

The Department of Theater offers a PhD in conjunction with the Department of Communication Studies in the following areas:

    • Dramaturgy
    • Playwriting
    • Performance Studies
    • Theater History and Criticism

For more information contact

Jacob Juntunen, jjuntunen@siu.edu, about playwriting, performance studies, and theatre history/criticism

Or Anne Fletcher, afletch@siu.edu, about dramaturgy, performance studies, and theatre history/criticism

Or Nilanjana R. Bardhan, bardhan@siu.edu, about the Department of Communication Studies

*Doctor of Philosophy degree is offered in conjunction with the Department of Communication Studies.

The SIU Department of Theater is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).