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Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre, Theatre for Youth - Admission Requirements

Steps to Apply

1. Apply to Graduate Education

You must meet all admission requirements of Graduate Education.

2. School of Film, Dance and Theatre requirements

In addition to the requirements outlined on the Graduate Education web site, the School of Theatre and Film requires additional application materials for the Ph.D. degree. These materials should be sent directly to the School of Theatre and Film:

  • Statement of Purpose
    • In this statement, applicants should cogently explain their research and educational philosophies and future career goals. After reading these statements the Ph.D. faculty should understand not only applicants' current passions, but also why the Child Drama program at ASU would be an appropriate fit to meet their educational, philosophical and scholarly goals.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Sample of Scholarly Writing
  • Three Letters of Recommendation from scholars familiar with your work

Send the above materials to:

Graduate Secretary
Arizona State University
School of Theatre and Film
PO Box 872002
Tempe, AZ
85287-2002
Phone: 480-965-5337
Fax: 480-965-5351

Interview: While not required, we strongly advise prospective students to visit the ASU campus to meet with students and faculty. To set up either a virtual or campus interview contact: Dr. Stephani Etheridge Woodson Arizona State University School of Theatre and Film PO Box 872002 Tempe, AZ 85287-2002 480.965.5214 swoodson@asu.edu

Application Deadline: The next recruiting cycle will begin fall 2018 for matriculation in August 2019.