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Theatre Department Graduate Assistants
Villanova University

Date Posted Oct. 26, 2022
Title Theatre Department Graduate Assistants
University Villanova University More About This Institution...
Villanova, PA, United States
Department Villanova Theatre More About This Department...
Application Deadline Feb. 1, 2023
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2023
  • Graduate Student
  • Drama/Theater/Theater Education

The VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY Theatre Department is now accepting applications for graduate assistantships and scholarships for the Fall 2023 Master's in Theatre program. Villanova's program is the only theatre MA in the United States that places equal emphasis on scholarly and creative work. Our multi-faceted degree program prepares students from a variety of disciplines to succeed on stage, behind-the-scenes and in the classroom. The two-year, comprehensive MA provides crucial tools for the developing theatre practitioner, educator, or scholar. The Theatre Department offers competitive graduate assistantships (full tuition remission and a stipend) in Set, Costume, and Properties Construction, and Marketing/PR. Merit-based Scholarships are also available.


In order to be considered for a graduate assistantship or scholarship, applications must be submitted by Feb. 1, 2023. Applications should include:

  1. A completed application for admission to the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (including three letters of recommendation, a resume of relevant experience, undergraduate transcripts & GRE scores. Acting scholar applicants should include a headshot.)
  2. Theatre Department Scholarship & Assistantship Application

Interviews/Auditions will be held in February of 2023. Please contact Graduate Program Coordinator, Kevin Esmond at or call 610-519-4760 with any questions. To apply, please visit

  • Villanova University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages the recruitment of qualified candidates for student and employment positions. As a federal contractor, Villanova University has an Affirmative Action Plan which is overseen by the University's Affirmative Action Officer in the Department of Human Resources. The University encourages members of all diverse groups to seek employment with the University through the Human Resources Department.

    Inquiries concerning equal opportunity policies may be referred to Mr. Raymond Duffy, the University Affirmative Action Officer and Associate Vice President of Human Resources, who also serves as the University’s Compliance Coordinator for Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, c/o Office of Human Resources, (610) 519-5135,

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Contact Information

  • Kevin Esmond
    Villanova Theatre
    Villanova University
    800 E Lancaster Ave.
    Villanova, PA 19085
  • 610-519-4760


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