The Fordham/Primary Stages MFA program is a unique academic/professional hybrid, offering emerging writers the opportunity to develop and produce their work in a rigorous academic setting with an established university, while simultaneously fostering professional relationships with Primary Stages.
This two-year MFA program in playwriting cultivates the next generation of American writers for stage, film, and television, and offers writers opportunities unrivaled by any other program in the nation.
DEVELOP your craft with trained faculty and mentors in both academic and professional settings
PRODUCE two full productions and readings of your work directed by New York professionals;
NETWORK with professionals at a top off-Broadway theatre while exploring your craft in the classroom and the rehearsal room.
EXPAND your knowledge while studying in New York City, the capital of American playwriting.
What Makes the Fordham/Primary Stages MFA in Playwriting Unique?
- Professional mentors from both the Fordham MFA faculty and from the Primary Stages creative and management teams
- Full access to the productions, events, and community at Primary Stages
- Two fully staged productions and two readings over the course of the program,with cast and crew pulled from Fordham’s excellent undergraduate Theatre Program
- The opportunity to network professionally and explore the craft in an academic setting
For more information, please contact Elliot Fox, program Co-Director, at email@example.com.
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