Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Technology

Students in the graduate Theatre Technology program are preparing to assume work as a Technical Director or to work as professional staff in the entertainment technology business. Kent offers students in technology a variety of production experiences at School of Theatre and Dance productions, at Porthouse Theatre, and through professional internships.

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Steve Pauna

Associate Professor, Technical Director

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

Theatre Technology Plan of Study

Students seeking an MFA in Theatre Technology 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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