Brooklyn College (CUNY)
Department of Theater
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2900 Bedford Avenue
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.
Elen Krut Releases New Book 'Poems, Untold'
June 16, 2020
'Poems, Untold' by Elen Krut, is a collection of inspirational poems written by the author to encourage, guide, reflect, and present a different perspective and observations to readers.
Announcing Freedom To ACT 2020: Conference On Acting And The Alexander Technique
December 12, 2019
Freedom to ACT, developed by Ann Rodiger and Belinda Mello, is in its 9th year! This year's conference topic is on how the Alexander Technique supports On Camera Presence. The conference will take place on January 10th-12th at Balance Arts Center: 151 West 30th Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY. Register for the full conference or sign-up for individual workshops. Freedom to ACT is a collaboration between AT Motion and Balance Arts Center.
Composer, Conductor & Educator Tania Leon Elected Member Of American Academy Of Arts And Sciences
October 04, 2018
Composer, Conductor and Educator Tania Leon has been elected as a new member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in the category of Visual Arts and Performing Arts - Criticism and Practice along with other noted and distinguished artists. (See list below). Ms. Leon will be inducted in to the Academy this weekend, October 5th in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
NY Madness Announces Cast For PAINTING WITH LULU By Judith Leora
July 27, 2018
FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade/New York Madness present the third play in their MadLab Reading Series on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 8pm: Painting with Lulu by Judith Leora at The Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery), directed by Michele Travis.
American Lyric Theater Presents INSIGHTALT: Opera In Eden Featuring Three New One-Act Operas In Concert, 5/17
April 13, 2018
American Lyric Theater concludes the 10th Anniversary of its nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program this season with InsightALT: Opera in Eden, a one-night-only concert featuring three new one-act operas written by ALT Resident Artists, hosted by composer/librettist Mark Adamo and producing artistic director Lawrence Edelson.