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Hempstead,NY 11550
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DEGREES OFFERED
Bachelor of Arts in Drama

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Emphasis in Performance

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Emphasis in Production

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre in Production

Bachelor of Sciences in Dance Education

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance


Hofstra University's Department of Drama and Dance program provides students with the opportunity to develop and hone their skills as performers, designers and technicians, and deepen their appreciation for these arts as they gain practical experience to pursue careers in the theater, dance and beyond. Many graduates have gone on to success in film, television, on Broadway and off-Broadway and as members or founders of renowned dance companies. Hofstra's close proximity to New York City enriches the curriculum and provides incomparable opportunities for internships and other experiential learning projects.

Notable Alumni Include: James Barbour, Johnathan Brownlee, Francis Ford Coppola, Robert Davi, Elizabeth Dennehy, Peter Friedman, Rick Gray, Charles Grieco, Dan Ingram, Madeline Kahn, Lainie Kazan, Irene Lewis, John Leone, Charles Ludlam, Linda Marcello, Joe Morton, Tom McGowan, Joel Oliansky, Brett Oberman, Dorian Brown, Adam Cohen, Richard Ferraioli, Mark Diconzo, Emily Hartford, Erin Fogel, Julie Miller, Jennifer Rapp, Chris Keveney, Marci Scolnick, Kirsten Scoles, Stephanie Stover, Andreas Tselepos, Margaret Colin, Nancy Cassaro, Jennifer Pearse, Charles Repole, Arturo Porazzi, Susan Schulman, Phil Rosenthal, Joan See, Susan Sullivan, Leslie Segrete, Kevin Shinick, Christa Cocciole, Gregg Hurley, Alexis Melonopoulos, Jamie Goldberg, Larry Keigwin, Nami Kakiya, Stacy Cohen, Kara Kapers, Zakiya Kaalund, Makeda Thomas, Salvatore LaRussa, Melissa van Wijk, Nicole Walter, Erica DeJesus, Dina Denis, Tara Dunleavy, Lindsey Leduc, Christina Lynch Markham, Gregg Youdan, Natalie Tursi.

Faculty Info: Professor Royston Coppenger, Robin K Becker, Stormy Brandenberger, Darrah E Carr, Robert L Cook, Caroline M Copeland, Royston P Coppenger, Richard L Curtiss, Christopher Dippel, Edward C Elefterion, Anita Feldman, Stephanie M Ferraioli, Carlos A Fittante, Jean D Giebel, Rod Gomez, James P Hart, Jennifer L Hart, Dyane Harvey,David M Henderson, Melvin P Huffnagle, Kevin M Kennison, Ralph R Acampora, John R Acerra, Bernardo A Acevedo Mendez, Akwasi A Achampong.

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