Master of Fine Arts in Scenic Design

The goal of the graduate Scenic Design program is to train students who are seriously interested in achieving the artistry and skills necessary to qualify them to be practicing professionals in the entertainment industry and/or professional theatre educators. Students take advanced course work in design, rendering, scene painting, props and crafts, period styles and computer applications for design.

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Tammy Honesty

Associate Professor, Scenic Design


Admission and Portfolio Requirements

Individuals seeking admission to the Master of Fine Arts program in Design and Technology must apply for graduate admission to Kent State University, apply for admission to the School of Theatre and Dance, and pass a portfolio review for their chosen specialization of costume design, lighting design, scenic design, or theatre technology.

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MFA Design and Technology Portfolio Requirements and Instructions

Scenic Design Plan of Study

Students seeking an MFA in Scenic Design will complete a total of 60 credit hours, 27 hours of core courses and 33 hours of course work in their concentration.

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