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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 Professional Actor 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.
Henry IV, Part 1 (April 29-May 7, 2022)
Barbecue (April 2-7, 2022)
Waiting for Godot (April 2-7, 2022)
Life is a Dream
The Pirandello Party
Wolves Eat Elk
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
The Colored Museum
As You Like It
Bibles and Candy
A Bright Room Called Day
Do What You Love
The cast received the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series award.
The recurring role is part of the new hit show on AppleTV+.
Season 5 is streaming now.
The revivial of Thornton Wilder’s Skin of Our Teeth begins previews April 1.