Hofstra University is a private, nonsectarian institution of higher learning located in the Hempstead, New York, about 7 miles east of New York City. The Drama faculty provides many exciting opportunities to develop or rather improve talent onstage and behind the scenes.
Many graduates from Hofstra’s drama program have acquired success in film, television, on Broadway and off Broadway. The school believes that theatre artists should approach their skills with the understanding that it can be acquired in a liberal setting.
The drama program has embedded its performance and production program in a curriculum that requires a complement of general education courses including English composition, math and natural sciences, social sciences, languages and literature.
Tuition for full time students is $19,625 per semester. No audition is required to become a drama major at Hofstra and every student begins as a BA candidate and has the option to apply for the BFA program in their sophomore year.
In the first year the B.A. and the B.F.A. programs are the same, and courses such as Introduction to the Theater, Play Analysis, Technical Production, and Acting or Theater Design Fundamentals are applicable to either degree.