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Department of
Theatre Arts

For a student of theatre, New York City is the place to be!  

Why Theatre Arts at Marymount Manhattan?

MMC is centrally located in Manhattan and offers classes that allow students to experience the richness of the city. We combine professional theatre education and training with the liberal arts, teaching our students how to create compelling, informed, imaginative, and innovative theatre. Our students are exposed to great theatre — on Broadway, Off-Broadway, along Theatre Row, and downtown in experimental theatres — and they take advantage of the best of New York City’s internship opportunities. 


Pursue our B.F.A. in Acting, B.F.A. in Musical Theatre, B.F.A. in Theatre Design and Technology or our B.A. in Theatre Arts and choose among concentrations in Theatre PerformanceDirecting, Producing & Management, Theatre Studies, Writing for the Stage, and Theatre & New Media.  We also offer Minors in, Arts ManagementDrama TherapyArts for Communities, and Music.


What’s next?

Marymount Manhattan is perfectly positioned to launch your career in the theatre, as it did for our 2015 Tony Award-winning alumna Annaleigh Ashford. Alumni credits are as follows:


Dear Evan Hansen, Hamilton, Six Degrees of Separation, Sunday in the Park with George, Sylvia, You Can’t Take it With You, Spiderman, A Night with Janis Joplin, Big Fish, Kinky Boots, Peter and the Starcatcher, Bullets Over Broadway, Sister Act, Jekyll & Hyde, Bring It On, Next to Normal, Hair, The Lion King, Legally Blonde, Wicked, Avenue Q, Rent, and The Drowsy Chaperone. 


Mr. Robinson, Supergirl, Kevin at Work, Penny Dreadful, Masters of Sex, Orange is the New Black, Glee, The Big Bang Theory, So You Think You Can Dance, The Good Wife, and Saturday Night Live.


Lincoln Center Theatre, The Public Theatre/Shakespeare in the Park, Astoria Performing Arts Center, Circle Repertory Company, Second Stage Theatre, New World Stages, The Vineyard Theatre, and The New Group. 


The Juilliard School, Yale School of Drama, Harvard University, Old Globe/University of San Diego, Brown University, New York University, and the University of California, San Diego, among others.

  • 2006, B.A. in Theatre Arts

    I moved to New York wanting to be an actor,” he says. “MMC helped me realize that there were other careers in the theater. If not for the flexibility of MMC’s liberal arts programs, I would not have been able to make the transition from in front of to behind the curtain so easily or fruitfully.

    – Aaron Glick ’06 (right) with his husband Nick Coburn (Aaron received the 2019 Best Revival of a Play Tony Award, as a Producer of The Boys in the Band.)