Department of Theatre, Film, Dance, and Arts Management

The Department of Theatre, Film, Dance and Arts Management provides intense, demanding, and rigorous training for actors, directors, playwrights, set and costume designers, filmmakers, screenwriters, cinematographers, editors, and lighting and sound technicians, dancers, choreographers, musical theatre performers, educators, stage managers, producers, talent managers and agents.

A broad-based liberal arts education will give you a deep understanding of the human experience with skills to write and speak about the arts. Within our diverse department, you'll benefit from interchange of creative ideas across disciplines and learn from faculty members are talented and accomplished professionals in their respective field, laying the artistic and intellectual groundwork for your professional success.

LIU Post’s proximity to New York City gives you frequent opportunities to work with professional artists and to hone your skills at renowned theaters, concert halls, and film studios.

Theatre Audition

New Play Development Guidelines

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs
B.A. in Theatre Arts M.F.A. in Theatre
B.F.A. in Arts Management M.F.A. in Theatre: Acting
B.F.A./M.B.A. in Arts Management M.F.A. in Theatre: Directing
B.F.A. in Dance Studies M.F.A. in Theatre: Playwriting
B.F.A. in Theatre Arts (Acting)
B.F.A. in Theatre Arts (Design & Production)
B.F.A. in Theatre Arts (Directing & Playwriting)
B.F.A. in Theatre Arts (Musical Theatre)

Student Spotlight

After multiple opportunities to visit film and TV sets and meet directors, producers, and actors through the LIU Post Department of Film, film major Eddie Richter landed an internship as a production assistant on the ABC TV show, Madoff. Read more about his experience.



College of Arts, Communications & Design
Steven Breese, Dean

Moreen Mitchell, J.D.
Assistant Dean