Deepen your appreciation for the performing arts and gain practical experience on stage and behind the scenes to pursue careers in the theater, dance, and beyond. Hofstra’s proximity to New York City enriches the curriculum and provides access to innumerable professional performances, auditions, internships, and extracurricular workshops.
One of the "Top Acting Schools in New York" by DailyActor.com
One of the Top 10 Best Drama Schools in New York by Acting in London
One of "9 Great New York Acting Schools and Universities" by Backstage
One of “The Top 30 College Dance Programs for 2019-2020” by OnStageBlog.com
Our Drama program prepares you for careers in acting, directing, design, and production in the competitive worlds of theater, film, and television.
A major in Dance offers you a well-rounded education in all forms and styles of dance and choreography. See which program is right for you.
You will perform in the campus’s two recently renovated theaters, learn, work, and perform in state-of-the-art teaching spaces, and have access to on-campus costume and scene shops to build all costumes and sets required for performances, which are captured by professional photographers and videographers.
Dance concert photos by Johan Elbers