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Our BFA acting students’ practice is informed by offerings in dramatic literature and analysis, history of the theatre, stage combat, improvisation, physical comedy, makeup, acting for the camera, the business of acting, and audition technique. Purchase College is a member of the Consortium of Conservatory Theatre Training Programs.
Senior acting students perform a showcase of theatrical scenes for industry professionals in both Los Angeles and New York each year.
Purchase Repertory Theatre
Each year, the conservatory presents several seasonal productions—exciting and bold interpretations of classic and contemporary plays that bring to the stage for the first time the next generation of actors, designers, and technicians. All conservatory productions are designed and produced exclusively by students under the mentorship of faculty and staff.
SWEAT by Lynn Nottage
EVERYBODY by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
BABETTE’S FEAST conceived and developed by Abigail Killeen, written by Rose Courtney, adapted from the short story by Isak Dinesen
LIFE IS A DREAM by Pedro Calderón de la Barca, adapted by Tatyana-Marie Carlo
THE PIRANDELLO PARTY adapted by David Bassuk and the Company from the plays of Luigi Pirandello
Past seasons have included the following plays:
Wolves Eat Elk
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
The Colored Museum
As You Like It
Bibles and Candy
A Bright Room Called Day
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