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Below are links to English-language doctoral programs in theatre, dance, performance studies, and related fields.

Those investigating graduate work in the field may find the National Association of Schools of Theatre's Advisory for Students Considering a Ph.D. in Theatre useful. To make submit or correct current program information, please e-mail info@astr.org.


United States

Arizona State University
Ph.D. Theatre (Performance America)

Arizona State University
Ph.D. in Theatre for Youth

Bowling Green State University
Ph.D. in Theatre

Brown University
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

City University of New York – Graduate Center
Ph.D. Theatre

Columbia University
Ph.D. in Theatre

Cornell University
Ph.D. in Theatre Arts

Florida State University
Ph.D. in Theatre Studies 

Indiana University Bloomington
Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama 

Louisiana State University
Ph.D. in Theatre

New York University – Tisch
Ph.D. in Performance Studies

New York University – Steinhardt
Ph.D. in Educational Theatre

Northwestern University
Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama
Ph.D. in Performance Studies

Ohio University
Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts

Ohio State University
Ph.D. in Theatre

Rutgers University
Ph.D. in Literatures in English (*specialization in drama and performance studies)

Stanford University
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

Temple University
Ph.D. in Dance

Tufts University
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

University at Buffalo – State University of New York
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance

University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. in Performance Studies

University of California, Davis
Ph.D. in Performance Studies

University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. in Drama and Theatre

University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies

University of California, Riverside
Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies

University of California, San Diego
Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama

University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D. in Theatre and Dance

University of Colorado Boulder
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

University of Georgia
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Ph.D. in Performance Studies

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D. in Theatre Studies

University of Kansas
Ph.D. in Theatre Studies

University of Maryland
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

University of Minnesota
M.A./Ph.D. in Theatre Historiography

University of Missouri
Ph.D. in Theatre

University of Oregon
Ph.D. in Theatre

University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Performance as Public Practice

University of Washington
Ph.D. in Drama History and Theory

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies

Yale University
DFA in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism

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Canada

University of British Columbia
Ph.D. in Theatre Studies

University of Guelph
Ph.D. in Literary Studies/Theatre Studies

University of Toronto
Ph.D. in Drama, Theatre & Performance Studies

York University
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

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United Kingdom and Ireland

Lancaster University
Ph.D. in Theatre Studies

Queen Mary University of London
Ph.D. in Drama 

Roehampton University
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance

Roehampton University
Ph.D in Dance

Royal Holloway University of London
Ph.D. in Drama and Theatre

Trinity College Dublin
M.Phil./M.Litt. in Theatre and Performance

University of Birmingham
Ph.D. in Drama and Theatre Studies

University of Bristol
M.Phil./Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance

University College Cork
M.Phil./Ph.D. in Theatre Research by Practice

University of Exeter
M.Phil./Ph.D. in Drama

University of Hull
Ph.D. in Drama Research

University of Kent at Canterbury
Ph.D. in Drama by Practice as Research
Ph.D. in Drama by Research

University of Manchester Centre for Applied Theatre Research
Ph.D. in Applied Theatre

Warwick University
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies

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Australia and New Zealand

University of New England
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance

University of South Wales
Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance

Victoria University of Wellington
Ph.D. in Theatre

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Singapore

National University of Singapore
Ph.D. in Theatre Studies

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