• Start training like artists the moment you set foot on campus, surrounded and supported by legendary teachers and mentors who can share their professional experience with you to guide your artistic development. Our faculty of award-winning artists and working professionals will push you to become a fearless risk taker, and unleash your talents and potential.

  • Contact Us

    Admission Contact
    College of Performing Arts
    Welcome Center | Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue (map)
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
    performingarts@newschool.edu

  • Mannes Faculty

    The stellar faculty at Mannes includes Pulitzer, Grammy, MacArthur Genius, Guggenheim, and Avery Fisher Prize winners. This collection of working musicians represents all areas of the music world-concert artists, chamber musicians, successful freelancers, established composers. They are members of leading organizations such as the New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, New York City Opera, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

  • Jazz Faculty

    Our top-ranked faculty members are at the core of our progressive music experience. While other teachers might put you on a strict track, these legendary musicians, like Jane Ira Bloom and Reggie Workman, become your mentors. They help you develop the intellectual confidence and freedom to experiment, take risks, fail, take more risks, and find your own authentic style of self-expression.

  • Drama Faculty

    Our faculty of actors, directors, writers, and producers represent the kind of artist you can hope to one day become. Their work is currently winning prestigious awards and critical acclaim throughout Hollywood, Broadway, Off-Broadway, television, and online. They have extraordinary connections that give you unprecedented access to the theater and film community. And they thoughtfully and rigorously pass on everything they know and care about to you.

  • Arts Management and Entrepreneurship Faculty

    College of Performing Arts

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

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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