Frequently Asked Questions

Is acting or directing your passion? Are you unclear about what devised theater is but game to try it out? Interested in how a show comes together?

The following classes are some that allow you to explore these crafts at a college level and even participate in a professionally directed show.

  • TDM 90AR Production Studio: Queer Cabaret
  • TDM 90BR Production Studio: Creating Original Work
  • TDM 109 Beginning Acting Through Scene Study and Monologue Work
  • TDM 115 Acting Shakespeare
  • TDM 129B Performing Puppetry
  • TDM 130R Directing
  • TDM 173X Acting and Authenticity
  • TDM 194 Making of a Musical...
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What do you think differentiates Harvard's TDM program from other programs at other institutions?

Harvard emphasizes and offers a liberal arts-based curriculum, rather than a conservatory-style program. Students can take a variety of courses in a range of fields in addition to TDM courses. TDM provides opportunities to learn from faculty and visiting lecturers, as well as work with professionals through the ...

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Are there any one year, short-term, or graduate programs beyond undergraduate studies in Theater, Dance & Media?

At this time, Theater, Dance & Media does not offer any programs beyond undergraduate studies.

The A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University is graduate theater training at the award-winning American Repertory Theater (currently on hiatus). Please visit here for more information about the A.R.T. Institute.

In addition, the...

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