Agile. Engaged. Innovative. Multidisciplinary. The School of Drama at The New School is home to a dynamic group of young directors, writers, actors, and creative technologists and an award-winning faculty. Our playwriting, directing, and acting school in New York City brings together rigor, creativity, and collaborative learning across performance disciplines to create work marked by professionalism, imagination, and civic awareness.
Spotlight on Drama’s graduating MFA playwrights of 2018.
Every year, the School of Drama welcomes professional guest artists to campus. Recent guests include Billy Crudup, David Hyde Pierce, Adrienne C. Moore, Dael Orlandersmith, Mark Ruffalo, and Kathleen Chalfant.
Faculty member Olivia Sebesky is featured in Live Design International's 30 Under 30.
School of Drama graduates are writing for some of the most acclaimed shows on television, and highlighting important issues in the process.