University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies

7187 White Hall, Helen C
600 N Park St
Madison WI 53706
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Program contact: Brenda Weiss
Phone: 608-263-3790
Email: bsweiss@wisc.edu

Face-to-Face Evening/weekend1 Online2 Hybrid3 Accelerated4 Add'l assistantship and/or enrollment policy5
Admitting Degree(s):
PhD
MA

About the Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies Program

M.A. and Ph.D. students in the Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies Program pursue innovative research in theatre studies with internationally recognized faculty. Through rigorous coursework and participation in a variety of artistic production processes, we prepare our graduates for positions as college and university researchers and instructors as well as careers as public intellectuals, dramaturgs or critics. We also offer a specialization in Theatre for Youth.

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Program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.


Additional Policy

Most ITS students are funded through Teaching Assistantships in the following courses: Introduction to Theatre and Dramatic Literature and Theatre in Education. Both courses provide opportunities for students to develop their own teaching styles and skills. Students also receive funding through fellowships and Project Assistantships.

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1 These programs are offered in an evening and/or weekend format to accommodate working schedules. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses and personal connections, while keeping your day job. For more information about the meeting schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

2 These programs are offered primarily online. Many available online programs can be completed almost entirely online with all online programs offering at least 50 percent or more of the program work online. Some online programs have an on-campus component that is often designed to accommodate working schedules. Take advantage of the convenience of online learning while participating in a rich, interactive learning environment. For more information about the online nature of a specific program, contact the program.

3 These programs have innovative curricula that combine on-campus and online formats. Most hybrid programs are completed on-campus with a partial or completely online semester. For more information about the hybrid schedule of a specific program, contact the program.

4 These on-campus programs are offered in an accelerated format that allows you to complete your program in a condensed time-frame. Enjoy the advantages of on-campus courses with minimal disruption to your career. For more information about the accelerated nature of a specific program, contact the program.

5 Students in most on-campus graduate programs are eligible for assistantships. Please look carefully at the additional policies listed above for more information about the specific assistantship and enrollment policies for the program. Contact the program with any questions.