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 rigorous liberal arts degree program provides you with a grounding in theater within an interdisciplinary arts program. You'll explore theater practice and scholarship through innovative approaches, including media and global perspectives, with an emphasis on civic engagement and social justice. The curriculum combines performance and production opportunities with seminars in theater history, theory, and dramatic literature. As a student at Lang, you can study acting, directing, and playwriting from the classics to contemporary and experimental innovations in theater.
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
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Program ContactProspective students with questions about the Theater program should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chair, TheaterZishan UgurluTheater Director and Departmental Faculty Advisorugurluz@newschool.edu212.229.5100 x2069
UndergraduateBA The ArtsBA Culture and MediaBFA Dramatic Arts
GraduateMA Media StudiesMFA ActingMFA DirectingMFA Playwriting
CertificatesDocumentary Media StudiesMedia Management