Performing Arts

Students in a classroom.
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.

A girl playing a cello in front of a parking garage.
Instrumental Performance Hits All the Right Notes

In NYUʼs six instrumental performance programs, burgeoning musicians prepare for success in the 21st-century music industry.

Students working with a professor in an NYU Abu Dhabi woodworking studio.
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!

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Getting Involved: How to Join an A Capella Group at NYU

At NYU, there are more than eight a capella groups to audition for! Read on to find out more about the programs at NYU and how to audition.

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Pursuing an Artistic Degree during COVID-19

Students pursuing an artistic degree during COVID-19 might feel like it's impossible, but let me show you how we can all get through it!

J.R. Heckman smiling in front of the NYU Tisch building
A Tisch Musical Theatre Student Supports the Arts Through Song

Despite COVID-19, Tisch musical theatre student J.R. Heckman has kept singing, planning and performing in a virtual benefit concert for arts education.

Garet Weissenborn sitting on grass and smiling for a photo
A Performance Studies Major Helps and Heals LGBTQ+ Youth

Tisch student Garet Weissenborn supports LGBTQ+ youth by merging performance studies and health education.

Marisa and Cast mates dancing
Acing Your Tisch Drama Audition

A theatre girl's guidebook to everything you need to know about applying, preparing, and acing your Tisch Drama audition in a few easy steps!

Tisch drama students performing “La casa de Bernarda Alba.”
A Theatre Kidʼs Application Guide to Tisch Drama

Curious about the Tisch Drama artistic review? Youʼre in luck! We explain all the basics of the process.