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MA Theatre - Scene Design

Illinois State University

Illinois State's Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Scene Design program is dedicated to the development of the individual student to reach their professional goals in the field.

The three-year program emphasizes collaboration as the cornerstone for creating quality design work within the ambitious production program at Illinois State. All MFA programs are led by professionally active faculty and staff in the classroom, in our production shops, and on stage. Learn more about design opportunities in the Scene Design program.

Our goal is to guide you toward your professional career in the arts and join our alumni in creating exciting theatre, dance, opera, film, and television across the nation and beyond.


A plan of study will be tailored to meet your individual needs with the guidance of your MFA committee. Learn more about the Scene Design curriculum.


Learn more about the facilities where you will work, including the state-of-the-art Center for the Performing Arts Theatre.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
$23,440 Per Year

International student tuition fee

2 years


Jan 2025

Start Month

Dec 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • January 2025
  • January 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time