MFA in Theatre

York University’s MFA in Theatre is an intensive, two-year (five-semester) conservatory program. It is designed for serious, advanced theatre artists who want to further hone their skills so as to enter – or re-enter – the profession, and who seek the knowledge and skills needed to teach at the post-secondary level. Classes are small, hours are long and expectations from faculty are high.

The MFA in Theatre is currently offered in three fields of specialization:

The MFA is the terminal degree in these fields. A Graduate Diploma in Voice Teaching for Theatre is also offered.

Please note that we only take a new class every two years; our intake for September 2013 is now closed. Our next intake deadline for Acting, Directing, and Design will be in January, 2015; the MFA in Stage Direction in collaboration with Canadian Stage intake deadline will be in summer 2014. The Stand-alone Voice Teacher Diploma program accepts application every year.