Arts & Media

What’s the Value of a Performing Arts Degree at NYU?

Passionate about performing arts? Find out how students pursue their passions to the fullest while earning a well-rounded degree at NYU.

Dance majors performing onstage.
A Tisch Dance Major Mixes Movement with Digital Media

Cameron Glyndon Surh finds that being a Tisch Dance major provides the flexibility to experiment with improvisation, coding, art history, media, production, and more.

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The Big Ideas Course Series

NYU students engage with today’s most important topics with creativity and a multidisciplinary approach in the Big Ideas course series.

Media, Culture, and Communication major Chloe.
A Media, Culture, and Communication Major Seeks a More Inclusive Worldview

Chloe Xiang examines the gap between women in reality and the narratives of the people history and the media portray and uplift.

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This or That: Drama vs Performance Studies

Interested in the performing arts but don’t know if you’d rather be in the spotlight or write about it? Find out which Tisch major is right for you.

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How to Build Your NYU Film Portfolio

If you’ve found yourself stressing about the Tisch Film and TV portfolio, you are not alone! Check out these tips for building your best portfolio for one of the nation’s top two film programs.*

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Cool Course Dispatch: Podcasting and Audio Storytelling

Spotify and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute have teamed up to provide students with a comprehensive overview of podcasting. By the end of the course, students produce a three-minute show pitch.

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The Hollywood Climate Summit at NYU Los Angeles

NYU Los Angeles teamed up with Netflix and the social impact agency Young Entertainment Activists for four days of virtual and in-person events at the intersection of entertainment and environmentalism—and anyone can attend.

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The Collegiate Seminar Program at NYU

High school juniors can experience college-level academics in seminar-style classes taught by world-class faculty.

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I Can Major in What?!

With more than 270 programs, there are a lot of options when it comes to picking a major at NYU. Hereʼs a look at some majors you may not know exist!