Heads up: Hunter College MFA Playwriting deadline upon us…please forward as appropriate!


The Hunter College MFA in Playwriting, which makes its debut next fall; deadline to apply March 1. Playwright in Residence: Tina Howe.

And at a public school in Manhattan where the tuition is (according to the website) $3,680 per semester for NYS residents.


Basic description:  The Rita and Burton Goldberg MFA in Playwriting is a selective two year program with a strong emphasis on production. Students will not only study playwriting, theater history, dramatic literature and play analysis in  Hunter’s Department of Theatre, they will also learn how  to collaborate with actors, directors and designers through the rehearsal process, readings and full productions. And what better place to receive this training than at Hunter College where they’ll be able to take electives in other disciplines, as well as work with the most exciting theater artists in New York City, under the guidance of Playwright in Residence, Tina Howe. Students will also receive internships at cutting edge theaters, giving them the opportunity to participate in the cultural life of the city. The Rita and Burton Goldberg MFA in playwriting is all about  making theater in the theater capital of the world.


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