MFA Acting Thesis: 'Dance Nation' Runs On Delight, Shock, and Awe

MFA Acting Thesis: 'Dance Nation' Runs On Delight, Shock, and Awe

January 11, 2022

Student Emily Johnson reviews the MFA Acting Class of 2022's thesis production of Clare Barron’s Dance Nation.

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Chekhov Fever Dream: MFA Acting Students Perform in 'Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow'

Chekhov Fever Dream: MFA Acting Students Perform in 'Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow'

December 20, 2021

Written by Halley Feiffer, Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow is a version of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters which uses contemporary dialogue and a referential postmodern sensibility to transform the classic drama into a ruthlessly meta comedy.

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Several Columbia Theatre Artists Featured on the Crew for 'Is There Still Sex In The City?'

Several Columbia Theatre Artists Featured on the Crew for 'Is There Still Sex In The City?'

December 8, 2021

Several Columbia University Theatre students and alumni are key crew members on Bushnell’s new show: Joel Glassman ’18, alumna Nicole Kramer '20, student Robbie Armstrong, and student Kyle Ronyecs.

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From Rehearsal to Stage: 'Where Do We Live'

Past Thesis Productions

December 8

Acting Thesis: DANCE NATION

Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 West 129th Street
New York, NY 10027
(enter on 125th Street, west of Broadway) 8:00 PM

Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present the MFA Acting Class of 2022 in their thesis production of DANCE NATION by Clare Barron and directed by Colette Robert. The elite Pre-Teen dance squad is preparing for Nationals in Tampa Bay, Florida. Led by Dance Teacher Pat, this group of girls [+ Luke] conspire to dominate nationals, literally and figuratively rehearsing within an inch of their lives. Little do they know they’ll discover not only their love of dance, but who they are as humans.


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March 5-14, 2020
Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present Terrorism, by Velani Dibba '20.

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March 6-14, 2020
Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present the production of GASP!, by Anna Rebek '20.

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Performances run March 3-13, 2020

Join the MFA Acting Class of 2020 on the island of Illyria where shipwrecked twins, bitter rivals, and a lots of love triangles come together in this serious (and funny) masterpiece.

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November 20-23, 2019
Directed by Ron Van Lieu at the Flexible Performance Space

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November 6-9, 2019
Directed by Eugene Ma at the Flexible Performance Space

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October 10-19, 2019
Directed by Jen Pitt at the Flexible Performance Space

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October 11-19, 2019
Directed by Jonathan Seinen at the Flexible Performance Space

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Directing Thesis: The Historical Range of Ursus Americanus


April 24–27, 2019
Directed by Daniel Adams at Flexible Performance Space

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Directing Thesis: Hadrian & Antinous


March 27–30, 2019
Directed by Mark Barford at Flexible Performance Space

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March 6–9, 2019
Directed by Mikhaela Mahony at Flexible Performance Space

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February 13-16, 2019
Directed by Jeffrey Page at Flexible Performance Space

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January 23-26, 2019
Directing Thesis: Medea
Directed by Miriam Grill at Flexible Performance Space

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December 5th - 8th, 2018
Acting Thesis: In the Red and Brown Water by Melissa Crespo at Flexible Performance Space

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November 14th - 17th, 2018
Acting Thesis: Middletown by Manoel Felciano at Flexible Performance Space

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October 17th - 20th, 2018
LORDES by Katherine Wilkinson at Flexible Performance Space

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Into the Zone | Spring 2018


May 10th - 12th, 2018
Into the Zone by Gordon Penn at Pershing Square Signature Center

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The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far from the Wing: A Play with Music | Spring 2018


May 9th - 12th, 2018
The Feather Doesn’t Fall Far from the Wing: A Play with Music by Ayvaunn Penn at Pershing Square Signature Center

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May 3rd - 5th, 2018
by Nako Adodoadji at Pershing Square Signature Center

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May 2nd - 5th, 2018
by Melis Aker at Pershing Square Signature Center

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April 26th - 28th, 2018
by Gina Stevensen at Pershing Square Signature Center

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April 25th - 28th, 2018
by Max Mondi at Pershing Square Signature Center

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April 19th - 21st, 2018
by Nora Sørena Casey at Pershing Square Signature Center

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April 18th - 21st, 2018
by Ed Wasserman at Pershing Square Signature Center

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April 5th - 7th, 2018
by Andy Boyd at Lenfest Center for the Arts

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April 4th - 6th, 2018
by Santino DeAngelo at Lenfest Center for the Arts

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March 28

Directing Thesis: Richard III | Spring 2018

Flexible Performance Space
Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W. 129 St.
New York, NY 10027

TICKET POLICY: No late seating. 7:30 PM

The sport of Kings is a contest of fair and foul play. Richard, the underdog, is spurned at court for his physical condition but eyes the crown with bloody determination. No bond is too sacred to betray as he manipulates his way to glory.


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March 7

Directing Thesis: Don Juan Comes Back From the War | Spring 2018

Flexible Performance Space
Lenfest Center for the Arts
615 W. 129 St.
New York, NY 10027

TICKET POLICY: No late seating. 8:00 PM

Don Juan is back from the War and Berlin is crumbling. After years of abstinence, the Don is ready for more of the debauchery that made his name, but amidst political and economic upheaval he finds himself increasingly at odds with the man he used to be.


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January 24 - 27, 2018
Directed by Arthur Makaryan

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December 13, 2017 - December 16, 2017

Directed by Isabelle Kettle '18

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November 8 - 11, 2017
Directed by NJ Agwuna ’18

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Acting Thesis: The Seagull | Fall 2017

October 11 - 21, 2017
Directed by Andrei Serban

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Acting Thesis: Mad Forest | Fall 2017

October 12 - 21, 2017
Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh'09

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