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Northwestern University

Department of Theatre

Evanston, IL


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Northwestern University


Northwestern University / Department of Theatre is located in Evanston, IL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Stage design
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theatre and drama
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis (MFA)



Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Critical analysis, theory and history of theatre and drama, philosophy of dance and movement, performance in multicultural contexts, storytelling, computer design process
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 633 Clark Street
Evanston, IL  60208
United States
Contact John Appelt
Phone: 847-491-3170