Arts & Media

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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!

The Journey of an Artistic Application

So you applied to one of our artistic majors at NYU? Here's what happens once you hit submit.

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Media, Culture, and Communication, Oh My!

Discover NYU’s unique interdisciplinary take on the media studies field.

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Introduction to Performance Studies: Not Another Acting Class

Performance studies goes beyond the craft of acting to explore the ways performance not only reflects but also impacts society, politics, and culture.