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    Create change on and off stage

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    Find yourself in a dynamic community of directors, writers, actors, and creative technologists.

    At the School of Drama, award-winning faculty help you hone your craft. Our rigorous training program focuses on authenticity of expression. Through collaborative project-based learning, you will be pushed to embrace civic awareness as you create work that exemplifies imagination and social consciousness. Work with industry professionals; including agents, managers, artistic directors, casting agents, and world-class working playwrights, directors, and actors.

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  • The College of Performing Arts and the entire New School community are transforming learning into action that makes the world a more equitable, more sustainable, and inspiring place. Learn how our students and faculty are bringing innovative learning approaches to the current situation — and explore stories featuring original technologies and methods that are coming together across our university to make the future always New.

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