School of Drama Graduate Programs


The School of Drama's Graduate Design Option is conceived to produce the leaders and inventors of the future of live storytelling.

the John Wells Directing Program

The School of Drama Graduate Directing Option is a three-year program. It is designed for directors who have at least three years of professional experience and wish to expand and develop their skills.

Dramatic writing

The School of Drama Dramatic Writing Option provides students with rigorous, hands-on writing instruction.

production technology & management

The School of Drama Graduate Production Technology and Management Option (PTM) offers specialized graduate training programs in technical direction, and production and stage management.


Showcase activities are designed to launch new graduates into professional work within their fields. Agents, managers, casting directors, producers, arts entrepreneurs and leading professionals across all disciplines are invited to Showcase presentations to view the work of the graduating class.