The Theatre School > Conservatory > Graduate Conservatory > Arts Leadership > How to Apply
Due to the structure of the program, we admit new students only once a year and for fall entry only. The deadline to submit your application materials for the MFA Arts Leadership program is
Finalists, selected in mid-February, will complete an in-person interview in March at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Significant consideration regarding the admissions decision will be placed on the in-person interview.
Finalists will be selected in mid-February to take part in an interview day at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. The interview day is typically held in mid-March and will include personnel from both The Theatre School and Chicago Shakespeare Theater; information about what finalists should prepare and bring with them will be communicated by email to the finalists. Expenses for travel, lodging, etc. are the responsibility of the applicant. Significant consideration regarding the admissions decision will be placed on the in-person interview.
To check the status of your application materials, log into your DePaul application portal or give The Theatre School Admissions Office a call at (773) 325-7999. Application materials can be sent to us by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or they can be mailed to the following address:
The Theatre School Admissions Office 2350 N. Racine Ave Chicago, IL 60614-8422
Start Your Application
Check Your Status: MFA Application Portal