In Partnership With UCF

Located in one of the nation’s top markets for the entertainment industry, the University of Central Florida and Orlando Family Stage recognize that classroom study and practical experience are of equal and complementary value.

In Partnership with UCF


theatre for young audiences

One of the nation’s premier training programs

The University of Central Florida offers one of the nation’s most distinctive graduate training programs in Theatre for Young Audiences. With courses such as Circus Arts, Storytelling, and Methods of Teaching Drama, the MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences is housed at Orlando Family Stage, a professional theatre for young audiences in vibrant downtown Orlando.

Students are integrated into Orlando Family Stage’s season in many ways, affording students the opportunity to work with professional artists and teach in Orlando Family Stage’s award-winning Youth Academy, while studying with the University’s esteemed theatre faculty.

MFA Grads

Where are they now?

See what our MFA graduates who studied & trained at Orlando Family Stage are doing now!


Applications & More

Lead your peers, represent Orlando Family Stage

For more information about Theatre UCF, the entrance requirements for the MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences, and/or the Theatre for Young Audiences MFA curriculum, visit Theatre UCF online or email Dr. Julia Listengarten, Coordinator of Graduate Studies and Research, at [email protected].