Skip to main content

Search NYU Steinhardt

edtheatre1

Educational Theatre

Join a community of passionate, supportive, and deeply committed scholars from diverse backgrounds and professional experiences as you study to become a theatre educator in New York City and beyond. You’ll work closely with faculty to create individually tailored programs of study focused on personal interests, theatrical disciplines, pedagogy, community-engaged approaches, and advances in field-specific research.

BS, Educational Theatre

Train for a career in cultural institutions, community organizations, schools, or prestigious professional theatre companies.

bs_edtheatre_k12

MA, Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities

Prepare to work as a theatre artist and educator in arts organizations, private and community colleges, galleries, museums, and a range of cultural settings.

ma_edtheatre_colleges
Professional Licensure or Certification

MA, Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, Initial Certification

Become eligible for New York State initial certification as a teacher of theatre, all grades (K–12), and teach in schools, cultural institutions, and more.

littleshop
Professional Licensure or Certification

MA, Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, and Social Studies Education, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

Acquire hands-on experience in New York schools, learn pedagogical methods, develop your foundation in social studies and drama, and prepare for teaching certification.

table
Professional Licensure or Certification

MA, Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, and English Education, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

Gain initial teaching certification eligibility and learn pedagogical methods and drama strategies for the teaching of theatre, reading, writing, and language arts.

theatre

EdD, Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities

Prepare for roles such as principal, curriculum developer, and policy analyst in this practice-based doctorate with an emphasis on arts-based research methods.

edtheatre_colleges

PhD, Educational Theatre in Colleges and Communities

Conduct cutting-edge and innovative research that addresses the most pressing questions in the cultural and educational arenas of theatre.

edtheatre_phd

Minor, Educational Theatre

Explore the transformative power of the theatre arts and learn more about a career as a theatre artist or educator in schools, cultural institutions, and more in this undergraduate minor.

Degree Details
minor_edtheatre

Faculty

David Montgomery

Program Director, Educational Theatre; Clinical Assistant Professor

dm635@nyu.edu

Amy Cordileone

Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Theatre

aec391@nyu.edu

Nancy Smithner

Clinical Music Associate Professor of Educational Theatre

ns23@nyu.edu

News

Ed Theatre Alum Receives Prestigious Jonathan Larson Grant

Educational Theatre alumna Emily Kaczmarek works as a playwright, bookwriter, screenwriter, performer, and teacher.

A Jury of Her Peers/Sometimes I Sing

A Jury of Her Peers/Sometimes I Sing with storyteller Milbre Burch

The Good Soul Of Szechuan

October 18-27: NYU Steinhardt Educational Theatre presents The Good Soul Of Szechuan by Bertolt...