Chris Peterson, On Stage Editor-in-Chief, names the Old Globe among the top 5 MFA programs in the country.


Chris Peterson / OnStage Editor-in-Chief

Last week, we posted the top BFA musical theatre, acting and design/tech programs in the country. Getting your BFA is a huge accomplishment, but if you want to take your education to the another level, getting your MFA is the next step. So today, here are the best MFA programs in the country. We’ll once again break it down to musical theatre, acting and design/tech. Schools are ranked based on a criteria that includes, cost of program, facilities, training, faculty, alumni among others. Some of these programs might have appeared on the previous lists but keep in mind we’re taking about MFA programs.Tonight we move on to Acting.

 Honorable mentions:  Brown University/Trinity Rep, UC-Irvine, DePaul University, The Juilliard School, University of Missouri-Kansas City

5. University of San Diego – Old Globe / San Diego, CA


The University of San Diego offers an MFA in Dramatic Arts in collaboration with the world renown Old…

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