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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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BS, Educational Theatre

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

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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.

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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
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Faculty

David Montgomery

Program Director, Educational Theatre; Clinical Assistant Professor

dm635@nyu.edu

Amy Cordileone

Clinical Assistant Professor in Educational Theatre

aec391@nyu.edu

Joe Salvatore

Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Theatre

js1655@nyu.edu

Nancy Smithner

Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Theatre

ns23@nyu.edu

News

Educational Theatre Production ‘Making Gay History: Before Stonewall’ Turns the Popular Podcast into a Play

A new production featuring oral histories of LGBTQ+ activism comes to the Provincetown Playhouse beginning February 28.

Ed Theatre Alum Receives Prestigious Jonathan Larson Grant

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

Exploring the Role of Gender and Gesture in the Kavanaugh Hearings

A Verbatim Performance Lab project shows how body language can shape history.

Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse

In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is canceled.

Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse

In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, this event is canceled.