TYLER PRIGIONIERI ’15
Grad launches career at NBCUniversal
Due to the predicted snowstorm moving through our area beginning late Friday evening through Saturday and the potential for very hazardous driving conditions, all in-person classes on Saturday, January 29, will transition to being held online or remotely.
Additional information on the virtual format for each class will be provided directly by your individual instructor.
Faculty have been asked to prepare for Online or Remote sessions in the event of in-person meeting cancellations. These options will be determined by the Faculty member and all questions should be directed to the Faculty teaching each course section. Faculty also have been asked to be very understanding and accommodating of the individual situations of their students who may have difficulty managing these alternative online or remote class meetings on short notice.
The COVID-19 Booster clinic scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Sunday, and will now start at 10 a.m. All appointment times have been advanced by one hour (9 a.m. Saturday appointments are now 10 a.m. Sunday, etc.).
Campus services for residential students will be operating on modified schedules tomorrow. Separate messages will be sent from the Peterson Library, the Beckerman Recreation Center, and Dining Services regarding their operational status. Schedule modifications can also be found on myCharger. Residential students should be prepared to move their vehicles when instructed to do so, to facilitate snow clearing operations.
Please note that only those employees, as previously determined by their respective department leaders, should report to campus unless otherwise directed by their supervisor. All other employees should continue to fulfill the requirements of their role remotely.
Students who live in the community and have vehicles must follow the local snow parking orders or their vehicles will be ticketed and towed. West Haven has issued a snow emergency prohibiting on-street parking from 8 p.m. Friday evening through 8 a.m. Sunday. Please visit the City of West Haven website for more information.
As we begin the Spring 2022 semester, the University has made several recent announcements:
Please read these announcements,and full Spring 2022 information, at the following links:Spring 2022 Info and Policies COVID-19 Dashboard COVID-19 Overview
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival has cited the University of New Haven as having one of the best emerging new theater programs in New England. As a theater arts major at the University of New Haven, you’ll be completely immersed in a creative environment that develops, nurtures, and showcases your creative talents.
Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.
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An exploration of dramatic literature, theory, and performance as reflective of and responsive to surrounding society and culture. Course will emphasize connections between classical theater and ritual, and the evolution of these connections from ancient Greece through the late 18th century.
An intensive acting course that focuses on the methodologies of 20th century actor training, including: Biomechanics, Michael Chekhov technique, Meisner, Viewpoints, etc. Students will engage with physically-based scenework as well as the demands of post-modern and contemporary dramatic texts.
Analytical and experiential study of the practice of dramaturgy. Dramaturgy focuses on the study of dramatic literature with an emphasis on questions of composition, structure, staging, performance, and audience, employing literary analysis, performance analysis, and historiography. Texts include dramatic literature from various times and places, covering categories such as classical drama, contemporary drama, and musical theater. Students will have hands-on experience, engaging in dramaturgical practice in relation to a production staged by the University Theater program, among other projects.
This course explores, through the integration of theory and practice, theater as a means for inciting social change. Coursework will consist of readings and performance viewings drawn from a variety of theatrical phenomena and traditions, including: Happenings, Street Theater, Theater of the Oppressed. Additionally, students will work directly with specific community populations in order to translate the experience and stories of others into devised community performance.
The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts, check out the Academic Catalog:
All University of New Haven students have access to the many resources available through the University’s Career Development Center, which has been named one of the best in the nation by The Princeton Review.
From career assessments, networking, and job shadowing to on-campus interviews and salary negotiation, the Career Development Center provides the skills and connections to identify a meaningful career and an opportunity to pursue your passion.Learn More
Whether you're still in high school or are transferring from another college, we offer full- and part-time opportunities for undergraduates from inside the U.S. and abroad. The admission process can begin as early as the end of your high school junior year.
The Application Process
We offer a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and from university resources. More than 85 percent of the University's full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.