UC San Diego’s Department of Theatre is located at 2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA and facilitates courses such as Acting, Film, TV and Digital Media, MFA and BFA. With top-ranked top ranked departments and award-winning faculty, students will undoubtedly be prepared to take on the next generation of scholars, artists, and professionals. All enrolled students are equipped with the tools and knowledge to lead the twenty-first century global marketplace when it comes to innovative theatre arts.
Uniquely poised on a scientifically-renowned campus, the students and faculty have unprecedented access to new thoughts, experiments and technologies that are reshaping the human experience. It is UC San Diego’s mission to teach others to live fully and creatively in society. Students are encouraged to work with their imagination, to find tranquility and beauty in real life experiences as well as those of others who came before, and to reflect on what is learnt.
The 2014 Wagner New Play Festival features world premiere productions by the talented MFA playwrights, and directed, acted, stage-managed and designed by the school’s nationally-acclaimed MFA companies. Applicants must have or must be about to receive a Bachelor’s Degree prior to applying for graduate admission and a 3.0 or GPA in the last two years of undergraduate or post-baccalaureate work.