University of Arkansas Department of Theatre

There are presently no open calls for submissions.

We are now accepting Graduate applications for M.F.A. candidates for the Fall of 2020 in:

  • Scenic Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Costume Design and Technology. 

Interested designers can submit their application through this portal in their design area. We will be onsite at several upcoming recruitment events including Link in Atlanta and LDI in Las Vegas (November 2019), KCACTF Region 6 Festival in Abilene, TX and SECT Conference in Louisville, KY (February/March) and the USITT National Convention in Houston, TX (April.) On campus interviews can be scheduled anytime by contacting Shawn Irish, Head of Design and Technology at

If you are interested in our performance area (acting, directing, playwriting), while we do not plan to take in a new performance cohort until 2022, if you would like to receive a notification if things change or when the application window opens, please fill out the notification form below.

University of Arkansas Department of Theatre