Students can study theater as a major (BA, Theater), as a minor, or as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts). Students can also study this subject as part of the Arts in Context concentration (BA, The Arts).
This liberal arts degree provides you with a grounding in theater practice within an interdisciplinary arts program linking theater to music, dance, and visual studies. You'll explore theater through traditional approaches as well as new media and a range of global perspectives, including an emphasis on civic engagement.
The curriculum combines performance opportunities with seminars in theater history and theory. The program carries forward The New School’s tradition of progressive education through its emphasis on experimental and socially oriented practice. As a theater student at Lang, you can focus on the following areas:
While it offers the atmosphere and intimacy of a small college, Eugene Lang College is part of The New School, a major progressive university in New York City. Drama students at Lang enjoy benefits including
Education at Eugene Lang College is designed to develop well-rounded and engaged citizens who are thoughtful, articulate, and creative. Theater majors go on to pursue advanced studies in acting, directing, playwriting, theater arts, media studies, history, and social sciences and careers as writers and journalists, managers and producers, publicists, and educators.
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Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
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Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Program ContactProspective students with questions about the Theater program should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theater Program DirectorZishan UgurluUgurluZ@newschool.edu
UndergraduateBA The ArtsBA Culture and MediaBFA Dramatic Arts
GraduateMA Media StudiesMFA ActingMFA DirectingMFA Playwriting
CertificatesDocumentary Media StudiesMedia Management