Public Engagement

General Public

BFA Directed Research: New/Extant Plays Presentations

Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 7:00 pm more dates through April 15, 2019

Arnhold Hall , Glassbox Performance Space 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

This festival highlights the culminating work of the BFA Dramatic Arts students, exploring their training in technique, the depth of their critical inquiry skills, and the contextualization of their work through the lens of citizen-artist. During senior year, students design, research, and present a work that embodies these core elements. Each independent project requires the best application of students’ analytical, research, and presentation skills and performative practice and fosters both positive interdependence and individual accountability. 


Sunday, March 10 & Monday, March 11 - 7:00pm

Little Boy No. 3, 1958 by Calvin Rezen

Senior Project of Calvin Rezen (Playwright)


Sunday, March 31 & Monday, April 1- 7:00pm

Wrong Crowd by Federica Borlenghi

Senior Project of  Federica Borlenghi  (Playwright), Jarahn Cosby (Actor), and Jessica Pomeroy (Director)


Sunday, April 7 & Monday, April 8 - 7:00pm & 9:00pm


CVS vs. Walgreens by Hayley Bruck
Senior Project of Hayley Bruck (Playwright)

Saturday Night Live Comedy Packet by Malcolm Cills
Senior Project of Malcolm Cills (Writer)

The Sound in the Throat by Elizabeth Meriwether
Senior Project of Stefania Bulbarella (Director)


Dark Side of the Screen by Jacqueline Reed
Senior Project of Jacqueline Reed (Projection Designer)

Queen of the Everglades by Alexis Perez
Senior Project of  Alexis Perez (Projection Designer)  


Sunday, April 14 & Monday, April 15 - 7:00pm

An Exploration of the Everchanging by Clara Wiest and colleagues
Senior Project of Clara Wiest (Director)

A Stone Through Time by Malcolm Hoyt
Senior Project of Malcolm Hoyt (Playwright)

A Dignified Exit by Greydon Walker
Senior Project of Greydon Walker (Playwright)

The Grimke Play, (Or When the Vine Thought to Assume the Nature of the Elm) by Michelle Cage

Senior Project of Michelle Cage (Playwright), Christian Cortes (Actor), and Allison Larned (Actor)

Presented by The School of Drama at The New School

Event Type

Theater Performances, Projects and Presentations


General Public


Performing Arts, Art and Design, Writing and Literature


College of Performing Arts, School of Drama

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Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave..
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.