The New School for Drama is a training program for Dramatic Arts, BFA; Acting, Directing, Playwriting, and MFA. The graduate and undergraduate programs were established in 2005 and 2013 respectively, and the school is located at 151 Bank Street in New York City.
This schools offers students a multidisciplinary studio driven course in acting and other aspects of theatre arts and is innovative.
The New School for Drama is home to a dynamic group of young directors, writers, actors, creative technologists, and award-winning faculty. With a core belief in rigorous creativity and collaborative learning, the programs embrace civic awareness across performance disciplines to create work imbued with professionalism, imagination, and social context.
With multiple pathways through the offered curriculum, the BFA provides students with a high level of artistic training, project-based learning, and consistent performance opportunities. There is important knowledge and reasoning skills that can be applied to a variety of 21st-century career challenges and choices.
Offering an engaging learning environment in the historic Westbeth Artists complex in Greenwich Village, access to top design, music, liberal arts, and social science divisions across the university, and connections to excellent downtown theater companies, The New School for Drama offers unparalleled opportunities for courageous and artists and performers.