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.
Train for a career in cultural institutions, community organizations, schools, or prestigious professional theatre companies.
Prepare to work as a theatre artist and educator in arts organizations, private and community colleges, galleries, museums, and a range of cultural settings.
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.
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.
Gain initial teaching certification eligibility and learn pedagogical methods and drama strategies for the teaching of theatre, reading, writing, and language arts.
Prepare for roles such as principal, curriculum developer, and policy analyst in this practice-based doctorate with an emphasis on arts-based research methods.
Conduct cutting-edge and innovative research that addresses the most pressing questions in the cultural and educational arenas of theatre.
Educational Theatre alumna Emily Kaczmarek works as a playwright, bookwriter, screenwriter, performer, and teacher.
A Verbatim Performance Lab project shows how body language can shape history.