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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Drama and Dance


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Associate Professor Henderson, Chairperson
Assistant Professor Curtiss, Managing Director

Dance

Assistant Professor List, Director of Dance

Associate Professor Feldman, Director of Dance Education

Associate Professors Becker, Brandenberger; Senior Accompanist Solari

Students electing dance as a major will usually declare it in the fall semester of their first year. A personal interview with a member of the dance faculty is recommended at the time of application. Attendance at the March audition class (before enrollment) is strongly advised, both for placement purposes and for possible talent scholarships from the dance program.

Students may pursue a BA in dance , a BFA in Dance  or a BSEd in dance education .

Drama

Professors Coppenger, Kolb, Rosenthal, Sander; Associate Professors Curtiss, Giebel, Pierce, Westley; Assistant Professor Su; Adjunct Professors/Production Staff Hart, Wheat

Alpha Psi Omega: a national drama honorary society, see Honors .

Normally, students electing drama as a major will enroll as such in the first year. A personal interview with a member of the drama faculty is recommended at the time of application. Demonstration of proficiency in theater skills is required for satisfactory completion of all drama majors. All students (both minors and majors) must work in a technical capacity a specified number of hours each semester. An additional fee for materials may be required for selected programs.

Students may elect to pursue the BA  or BFA  program. Continuation in the BFA program is dependent on faculty approval. BFA candidates must spend the last six semesters of full-time study in residence at Hofstra.

NOTE: BA and BFA drama majors may use drama courses to fulfill distribution requirements. University general education goals and objectives of the composition and delivery of audience-appropriate oral presentations that develop and support a point and the demonstration of skill in oral communication for purposes such as informing, persuading, and defending are fulfilled by performance classes DRAM 013 , 014 , 023 , 024 , 059 , 059A , 060A , 163 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169  and 169A . University general education goals and objectives for the demonstration of skills in the appropriate use of visual, auditory, and/or technological aids for purposes such as informing, persuading, defending are fulfilled by production classes DRAM 178 , 190 , 192  and MUTH 157 .

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