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Alexander Gelman, Chair
School of Theatre and Dance

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Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

DEGREE PROGRAMS: MFA in Acting, Directing, Design and Technology.

THE ACTING PROGRAM: A specialization which offers student/artists professional actor training in a disciplined and challenging atmosphere. Instruction is focused on development of technique. Program is based in the Meisner process, with parallel and integrated training in voice and movement. Up to 16 students admitted every three years. 

THE DESIGN/TECH PROGRAM: A specialization which offers study in costume design, lighting design, scenic design and theatre technology. Students are trained in multiple areas of the visual and/or technical aspects of the theatre. Enrollment is limited in order to maximize personalized instruction and to use fully the resources within and outside the school.  Spring entry is possible.

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