Agile. Engaged. Innovative. Multidisciplinary. The School of Drama at The New School is home to a dynamic group of young directors, writers, actors, and creative technologists and an award-winning faculty. Our playwriting, directing, and acting school in New York City brings together rigor, creativity, and collaborative learning across performance disciplines to create work marked by professionalism, imagination, and civic awareness.
Student directors find their voices onstage.
Every year, the School of Drama welcomes professional guest artists to campus. Recent guests include Billy Crudup, David Hyde Pierce, Adrienne C. Moore, Dael Orlandersmith, Mark Ruffalo, and Kathleen Chalfant.
Adrienne C. Moore, a graduate of Drama's MFA Acting program, excels both onstage and in the critically acclaimed television series Orange Is the New Black.
For Girls writer Jason Kim, powerful drama comes from a personal place.