Drama

Evan Yionoulis

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Juilliard Drama is dedicated to preparing 21st-century actors and playwrights to tell, with clarity and passion, imagination and artistry, diverse stories that speak to the truth of the world in which we live.

As an actor, you will develop your capacity to bring body, voice, and spirit together in ways both personal and transformative, while exploring plays that range from the classic texts of Shakespeare and Chekhov to exciting new works, both in the classroom and on the stage. As a playwright, you will have the opportunity to continue to develop your own distinctive voice while acquiring a stronger command of dramatic structure and to see your work come to life in readings and workshops with student actors, alumni, and guest artists.

Together, you will discover and reveal the humanity that connects people of all communities.

A glance through our last three years of projects will show a diverse array of writers, directors, and designers who have all contributed to our rich curriculum. 

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Drama News

Monday, June 6, 2022

Turning Limitations Into Opportunities

Juilliard Journal

Second-year Ana Karneža realized a dream when she spoke with fellow wheelchair-bound actress Ali Stroker this spring

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  • Thursday, May 26, 2022

    Student Reflections: Arianna Gayle Stucki and Ian van Maaren

    Juilliard Journal

    In his first year as a master’s student, Ian van Maaren has learned to embrace risk taking in new artistic ventures

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  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022

    Fourth-Years on Film

    Juilliard Journal

    Juilliard actors discuss their experiences creating three films, part of a Drama Division initiative to provide students with practical experience working on camera

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  • Friday, May 6, 2022

    Discovering Shakespeare

    Juilliard Journal

    Throughout the history of the Juilliard Drama Division, every student actor has begun their journey working on a play by Shakespeare.

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