Brooklyn College (CUNY)
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The Department of Theater at Brooklyn College is one of New York City’s leading institutions in the training of actors, directors, set/costume/lighting designers, dramaturgs, performing arts managers, and theater technicians. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Theater, the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting, the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design & Technical Theater, the Master of Arts in Theater History & Criticism, and the Master of Fine Arts with concentrations in Acting, Directing, Design & Technical Theater, and Performing Arts Management. Our comprehensive curriculum includes courses in acting, voice, movement, improvisation, acting for the camera, stage combat, directing, stagecraft, stage design, costume design, costume rendering, lighting design, stage management, theater design and planning, performing arts management, criticism, dramaturgy, dramatic theory, black theater, American musical theater, American theater, world theater history, and Asian theater.
Notable Alumni Include: Dominic Chianese, Jimmy Smits, James Colby, Ken Garito, Sean P. O'Hagan, Thomas Proehl, Gordon James, Eric Nightengale, Shelley Wyant, Eileen Phelan, Marie-Elena Baldini, Susanne Bruno, Etya Dudko, Woodie King, Jr., Luke Leonard, Rajendra R. Maharaj, Anamaria Correa, William Addis, Meghan Finn, Miriam Weiner, Tania Camargo, Sarah Benson, Sean Patrick Flahaven, John-Martin Green, Cara Reichel, Mark Von Sternberg, Francisco Solorzano, Jeffrey Mousseau, Elisa Malona, Scott Lakoff, Tony De Luca, John Harlacher, Christopher Roberts, E. Roger Mitchell, Victoria Malvagno, Tom Donnarumma.