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  • Notable Alumni

  • Stefania Bulbarella

    Projection and Video Designer

    Stefania Bulbarella

    Stefania Bulbarella is a video and projection designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina, based in Brooklyn, New York. Her off Broadway credits include Space Dogs (MCC), Semblance (New York Theatre Workshop), The Watering Hole (Signature Theatre), Will You Come With Me? (The Play Company), Turtle on a Fence Post (Theatre 555), and Eva Luna (Repertorio Español). She was nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Video/Projection Design for Space Dogs


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    Calley Anderson

    Playwright

    Calley Anderson

    Calley N. Anderson, MFA Playwriting '20, is a Brooklyn-based playwright from Memphis, Tennessee. Her work has been staged at colleges and ten-minute play festivals around the country. Anderson is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Liberation Theatre Company’s Writing Residency Program, American Theatre Group’s PlayLab, Clubbed Thumb’s Early Career Writers Group, and The Civilians’ R&D Group. She is a Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellows alum and has received commissions from the Davidson College Theatre Department and the University of Memphis Department of Theatre and Dance. 

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    Jason Kim

    Playwright and Librettist

    Jason Kim

    Jason Kim, MFA Playwriting '13, is a South Korean-born playwright, screenwriter, librettist, and resident writer at Lincoln Center Theater. KPOP, whose book he wrote, was produced by Ars Nova, Ma-Yi Theater Company, and Woodshed Collective and won Outstanding Musical at the 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards. Kim was a writer on HBO's Girls and a producer of the Netflix series Love. He is an IFP-Marcie Bloom Fellow in Film, Screenwriters Colony Fellow, Paul & Daisy Soros New American Fellow, and Librettist Fellow in American Opera Projects' Composers & the Voice.

     

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    Hadi Tabbal

    Actor

    Hadi Tabbal

    Beirut-born actor Hadi Tabbal, MFA Acting '07, studied theater in New York City under a Fulbright Grant. He has appeared on The Brave, The Blacklist, Madam Secretary, Elementary, and House of Cards. Off screen Tabbal has developed plays with the Lark Play Development Center, New York Theatre Workshop, the Atlantic Theater, and The Public Theater. He is currently an artistic associate for the Sundance Theater Institute. He previously worked as a playwright-in-residence at Berkeley Repertory Theatre's Ground Floor program and taught theater at CUNY York College.

     

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    Victoria Pike

    Creative technologist and Producer

    Victoria Pike

    Victoria Pike, BFA Dramatic Arts '17, graduated from the inaugural bachelor's class at the School of Drama. She then began working as a productions coordinator for MSG Ventures Office, which oversees design and technology execution in MSG Sphere properties currently in development for Las Vegas and London. She previously worked as production intern for Ars Nova Theater and as a technical assistant at MoMA, where she presented a “5D” cinematic environment involving a 19th-century phantasmagoric device and a range of sensory effects. 

     



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    Bekah Brunstetter

    Playwright and Producer

    Bekah Brunstetter

    Bekah Brunstetter, MFA Playwriting '07, has written for Switched at Birth, American Gods, This is Us, and Maid (Netflix, 2021). Her plays have been staged and developed by the O’Neill Theater's Playwrights Conference, the Atlantic Theater, Portland Center Stage, The Old Globe, the La Jolla Playhouse, Naked Angels, South Coast Repertory, The Echo theater, and Ojai Playwrights Conference. Her play The Cake has been produced more than 80 times worldwide and ran off Broadway at  Manhattan Theater Club.

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    Daniel Pearle

    Playwright

    Daniel Pearle

    Daniel Pearle, MFA Playwriting '12, premiered his play A Kid Like Jake—which was named a New York Times Critics' Pick—in a sold-out run at LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater. The film version of the play, which stars Claire Danes, Octavia Spencer, and Jim Parsons, was first screened at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. Daniel was a recipient of the 2018 Humanitas New Voices Grant for emerging writers in television and was a staff writer on FX’s Impeachment: American Crime Story. He is an alum of Ars Nova’s Play Group and a MacDowell Fellow.

     

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    • Stand in the footsteps of groundbreakers—and cast your own shadow.

      Draw inspiration from the award-winning artists and makers who have walked the halls of the School of Drama before you.

      Notable Alumni

      Bea Arthur
      Sherri Eden Barber
      Harry Belafonte
      Marlon Brando
      Julia Chan (Julia Taylor Ross)
      Bradley Cooper 
      Jordan E. Cooper
      Chris Costa
      Benjamin Thys
      Andreas Damm
      Mashuq Deen

      Nick Gandiello
      Lorraine Hansberry
      Sylvia Khoury
      Walter Matthau
      Janine Nabers
      Rod Steiger
      Elaine Stritch
      Kirya Traber
      Stevie Walker-Webb
      Tennessee Williams
      Shelley Winters

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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