Visual and Performing Arts Department - Theatre Arts
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If you have a dream to act, direct, design or specialize in technical theater or creative dramatics, this is the minor for you. You'll have the opportunity to work and play with others in the collaborative challenge of creating a live theatrical event, and receive a general overview and specific training in the theory and practice of theater. Each semester, you'll take part in the excitement of main-stage performances of major productions under the guidance of an outstanding faculty of theater professionals. This minor also allows you to implement your personal interests in the theater, encouraging active participation, critical thinking, and leadership in production experiences.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Simone Alter-Muri, Christopher Gagne, Mary Ellen Hluska, Harold InDelicato, Alexandra Ludwig, Kellie Murphy, Jessica Poser, Martin Shell, Ruth West, Sarah Zehnder.
Jacob's Pillow Announces Record-Breaking Ticket Sales In Festival & Outlines Offerings Of Fall/Winter Season
October 09, 2018
One month after the close of its 86th season, Jacob's Pillow announces record-breaking ticket sales for its acclaimed summer dance festival. The organization reports over $2.5 million in ticket sales, an increase of 13% when compared with 2017; over 40,000 tickets were sold, an increase of 5%, when compared with last year. The season boasts 10,000 unique ticket buyers, an increase of 8% and the largest number since the organization began tracking this particular indicator in 2005.
Dancing Through College & Beyond Participants Awarded Over $3.4 Million In College Scholarships
April 19, 2018
Brooklyn-based dance education non-profit Dancewave is pleased to announce that over 65% of the students who participated in the 2017 college dance audition program, Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB), have been offered over $3.4 million in scholarships to participating colleges, universities and professional dance programs. Held in October 2017 at the 92nd Street Y, DTCB welcomed more than 300 students from all over the country for an opportunity to explore college dance programs. DTCB includes a college fair, master classes, and panels on health, wellness, careers, and financial aid for all high school dancers and a live audition for high school seniors.
Emerging Choreographer Series Announced in Partnership with LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
February 16, 2018
Mare Nostrum Elements, founded and directed by Kevin Albert and Nicola Iervasi, presents, in collaboration with LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, the fifth annual Emerging Choreographer Series (ECS), showing works by nine young dancemakers. The talented choreographers, selected from a group of 79 applicants this year, are indeed fortunate in the many benefits ECS offers.