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  • Department of Theatre and Dance
    216B Art Building
    Davis, CA 95616
    Tel: (530) 752-0888
    Fax: (530) 752-8818
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  • 250 Mrak Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
    Fax: (530) 752-6222
Performance Studies

Application Deadlines


Click here for the admission and fellowship deadlines for this program.

Degrees Offered

  • M.A. Plan II
  • Ph.D. Plan C

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Writing sample
  • Three letters of recommendation

Degree Requirements

Students follow the degree requirements reflecting the year s/he was admitted or the most recent version below.

Students gain advanced knowledge of twentieth and twenty-first century performance, including in acting, directing, design and choreography. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in performance criticism, history, media, theory, and practice.

While an M.A. degree may be obtained while pursuing a Ph.D. degree, only Ph.D. applications will be accepted.

This program is an interdisciplinary Graduate Group.

For more information, visit the Performance Studies website.

Contacts

Program Chair
Maxine Craig Woman and Gender Studies (530) 752-8642
Academic Advisers
Emily Albu
(Adviser: General)
Spanish & Classics 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-2739
Susan Avila
(Adviser: General)
Design 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 754-7174
Seeta Chaganti
(Adviser: General)
English 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-0386
Maxine Craig
(Adviser: Admissions and Primary Contact)
Woman and Gender Studies 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-8642
Lynette Hunter
(Adviser: General)
Theatre and Dance 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-0888
Halifu Osumare
(Adviser: General)
African American and African Studies Program 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 402-7425
Kriss Ravetto-Biagioli
(Adviser: General)
Cultural Studies 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-9674
Henry J Spiller
(Adviser: General)
Music 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-2603
Archana Venkatesa
(Adviser: General)
Comparative Literature 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-6295
Heghnar Watenpaugh
(Adviser: General)
Art and Art History 6/20/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 754-8683
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Marian Bilheimer Arts Administrative Group (530) 754-6973
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Jean Telford Graduate Studies (530) 752-9292