Founded in 1971, Performing Arts Administration at NYU Steinhardt provides unparalleled academic and professional training to graduate students within a University acclaimed for preparing global leaders in business, management, and the arts. Employing a comprehensive interdisciplinary approach, join peers from around the world to study with industry-leading faculty and top arts professionals. Utilizing the resources of three NYU schools – Steinhardt, Wagner, and Stern – and several NYU global campuses (London, Berlin, Paris, and Shanghai), graduates will be prepared to pursue a successful career in performing arts and cultural organizations in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors.
Earn a BFA in Theatre and an MA in Performing Arts Administration in just five years, studying both business and the arts and interning at top organizations.
From study abroad and networking events to diversity, equity, and inclusion workshops and seminars, PAA students participate in a wide range of activities throughout the year that enrich their course of study and accelerate professional growth.
Students in the Performing Arts Administration graduate program are required to complete two internships to acquire “real world” professional experience and build a network of professional contacts.