The Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University offers a Fast Track Master of Arts degree in Theatre Directing to serve the needs of highly motivated theatre educators. The program stresses practical training for the educator in tandem with special workshops and lectures with professionals in the field. Enrollment in the program is limited. The MA in Directing is a summer-only degree program for current teachers and theatre directors with at least 5 years teaching experience. This program is not intended for recent graduates looking to become directors.
Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, CCPA is just steps away from Chicago's bustling theatre district which includes the Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre, and Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.