David Montgomery discusses the Educational Theatre Program
Student Perspectives

Become a theatre educator in New York City and beyond. Educational Theatre at NYU Steinhardt builds on your performing skills to help you become an educator in schools, cultural institutions, and community settings. Learn how to develop and evaluate transformative theatre arts programs with:

  • Supervised teaching placements and internships at New York City schools and cultural institutions
  • A comprehensive and balanced curriculum that encompasses drama education, theatre for young audiences, play production, and applied theatre
  • Experience in traditional and nontraditional performance spaces, including the historic Provincetown Playhouse
  • Focused study abroad opportunities
  • A diverse network of peers and mentors, all deeply committed to social justice
  • A program fully accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

Our internationally renowned faculty promote the development of a grounded aesthetic while expanding your pedagogical knowledge. They will prepare you to make a tangible difference applying your craft to educational and outreach spaces throughout the world. Scholarships are available.