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2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Drama and Dance


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Associate Professor Henderson, Chairperson
Assistant Professor Curtiss, Managing Director

Dance

Assistant Professor List, Director of Dance

Assistant Professor Feldman, Director of Dance Education

Associate Professors Becker, Brandenberger; Senior Accompanist Mr. Solari.

Students electing dance as a major will usually declare it in the fall semester of the freshman 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 B.A. in dance or a B.S. in education/dance education.

Drama

Professors Coppenger, Kolb, Sander; Associate Professors Giebel, Pierce; Assistant Professors Curtiss, Su, Westley; 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 freshman 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 B.A. or B.F.A. program. Continuation in the B.F.A. program is dependent on faculty approval. B.F.A. candidates must spend the last six semesters of full-time study in residence at Hofstra.

NOTE: B.A. and B.F.A. 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 13, 14, 23, 24, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167 ,168, 169 and 169A. University general education goals and objectives for the demonstration of skills in the appropriate use ofvisual, auditory, and/or technological aids for purposes such as informing, persuading, defending are fulfilled by production classes DRAM 178, 190, 192 and MUTH 157.

Drama and Dance Programs 

Drama, Dance and Musical Theater Courses 

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