Agile. Engaged. Innovative. Multidisciplinary. The School of Drama at The New School is home to a dynamic group of young directors, writers, actors, creative technologists, and award-winning faculty in New York City. With a core belief in rigorous creativity and collaborative learning, our programs embrace civic awareness across performance disciplines to create work imbued with professionalism, imagination, and social context.
Three new plays highlight playwrights, directors, and actors graduating in 2016.
Every year The New School for Drama welcomes the biggest names in acting, directing, and writing for its Artist-in-Residence series. Recent artists include Mark Ruffalo, David Hare, 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.