faculty

A. Dean Irby, MFA

Associate Professor of Acting
Conservatory of Theatre Arts

Office: Dance Bldg., Rm. 1029
Tel.: (914) 251-6844
Fax: (914) 251-6839
Email: dean.irby@purchase.edu

A. Dean Irby has acted and directed on Broadway and Off Broadway, for the New York Shakespeare Festival, Negro Ensemble Company, and Crossroads Theatre, and for many regional and university theatres. He is the recipient of two Audelco Awards for directing. Irby is also the former acting coach for The Cosby Show and has appeared in more than 30 television commercials.

Education
BA, Dillard University
MFA, New York University