The seven honored students are recruited from around the world each year to participate in an intensive two-year graduate study in classical theatre. This annual event celebrates the new class of the 2022 Master of Fine Arts (MFA) students of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. For more information, please visit their web site.
To help students acclimate to San Diego, each incoming student is partnered with a Guilder(s) during the intensive two-year, year-round course of graduate studies in classical theatre. This is often forms a relationship that last after graduation.
Additionally, Guilders award a check at this event to supplement the funding of the MFA program. All are welcome to attend this event.