Applied Theatre Programs

The following list is divided into four categories: “Undergraduate Applied Theatre Programs”, “Graduate Applied Theatre Programs”, “Doctoral/PhD Programs”, and “Other”. The programs below are sorted alphabetically by country, with the US separated into states and Canada into provinces.

And if you know of a program that’s missing from the list, you can always let us know!


Save yourself time with the following links:

Undergraduate Applied Theatre Programs

Canada
England
Germany
USA

Graduate Applied Theatre Programs

Australia
Canada
England
Germany
USA

Doctoral/PhD Programs in Applied Theatre

England

Other Applied Theatre Programs

England
Singapore
USA


< Back to all theatre degree programs


Undergraduate Applied Theatre Programs

Canada

Nova Scotia

Cape Breton University – Applied Theatre, BA

Ontario

Brock University – Dramatic Arts: Education and Applied Theatre, BA

University of Windsor – Drama Education & Community: Applied Theatre, BA


England

Birmingham City University – Applied Theatre (Community and Education), BA

Goldsmiths University of London – Drama: Performance, Politics and Society, BA

Rose Bruford College – Theatre and Social Change, BA

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama – Drama, Applied Theatre and Education, BA

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts – Applied Theatre and Community Drama, BA

University of East London – Drama, Applied Theatre & Performance, BA


Germany

University of Giessen – (German) Applied Theatre Studies, BA


USA

New Jersey

Drew University – Applied Performance: Theatre & Dance, BA (Minor)

New York

NYU Steinhardt – Educational Theatre: Applied Theatre, BS

North Carolina

University of North Carolina Charlotte – Theatre: Applied Theatre Concentration, BA

Ohio

University of Akron – Theatre Arts: Applied Theatre and Social Entrepreneurship, BA

University of Akron – Theatre Art: Applied Theatre and Business Entrepreneurship, BA

Oregon

Pacific University Oregon – Applied Theatre, BA


Graduate Applied Theatre Programs

Australia

University of New England – Applied Theatre Studies, MA


Canada

Quebec

Concordia University – Drama Therapy, MA


England

Anglia Ruskin University – Dramatherapy, MA

Goldsmiths University of London – Drama in Educational Community & Social Contexts, MA

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama – Applied Theatre, MA

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama – Drama and Movement Therapy, MA

University of Derby – Dramatherapy, MA

University of Leeds – Applied Theatre and Intervention, MA

University of Roehampton London – Dramatherapy, MA

University of Warwick – Applied Theatre: Arts, Action, Change, MA

York St John University – Applied Theatre, MA


Germany

University of Giessen – (German) Applied Theatre Studies, MA


USA

California

CalArts – Applied Arts, MFA

California Institute of Integral Studies – Dramatherapy, MA

Kansas

Kansas State University – Drama Therapy, MA

Michigan

Eastern Michigan University – Applied Drama & Theatre for the Young, MA, MFA

New York

City University of New York – Applied Theatre, MA

NYU Steinhardt – Drama Therapy, MA

NYU Steinhardt – Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities, MA

Texas

University of Texas at Austin – Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities, MFA


Doctoral Degrees in Applied Theatre

England

University of Chichester – Theatre: Research, PhD

USA

New York

NYU Steinhardt – Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities, EdD

NYU Steinhardt – Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities, PhD


Other Applied Theatre Programs

England

Royal Central School of Speech & Drama – Applied Theatre With Young People, PG Certificate


Singapore

Singapore Polytechnic – Applied Drama & Psychology, Diploma


USA

New Jersey

Montclair State University – Theatre of Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Change, Graduate Certificate

Wisconsin

The Center for Applied Theatre, Wisconsin – Applied Theatre, Workshops


* Is your program or university not on the list? Let us know!

< Back to all theatre degree programs

Skip to content