The M.F.A. in Playwriting Program in the Department of Theatre and Dance at The University of Texas at Austin recruits two students from an intensely competitive group of applicants. Talent and achievement as a theatre artist as demonstrated in writing samples and professional production experience, recommendations from theatre professionals and a clearly worded statement of purpose are the primary criteria for admission.
Finalists will be selected for an interview. No formal interviews will take place before the selection of finalists.