Marymount Manhattan College Division of Fine and Performing Arts

Welcome to the Fine and Performing Arts at Marymount Manhattan College!

New York City is the place to start a life in the arts. Marymount Manhattan sets you on your path with the best of both worlds: professional training in the arts integrated with a liberal arts education. Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and from across the country and around the world to engage in classes that will challenge, excite and nurture them. Our faculty are committed to their teaching and mentoring of students and alumni while concurrently engaged in their own professional and creative work. This provides our students with an unparalleled experience in their development as educated and creative individuals. With NYC as your campus, Broadway, off-Broadway, galleries, museums, dance venues and libraries are all within your reach and you’ll be able to expand your educational experience by attending live performances, viewing major exhibitions, and pursuing valuable internships.

If this sounds like your kind of college, it’s time to find out more. 

For more information on Theatre Arts please visit our website.

For more information on Dance please visit our website.

For more information on Art and Art History please visit our website.

Dance and Theatre: Auditions/interviews are required for the following majors: 

BA in Dance
BFA in Dance
BFA in Acting
BA in Theatre Arts with concentrations in Theatre Performance, Directing, Design & Technical Production, Producing & Management, or Musical Theatre. 

To schedule an audition/interview at a regional site, all applicants are required to use Acceptd to request an audition and submit pre-screen digital portfolios. All pre-screenings must be submitted two weeks prior to the scheduled regional audition date. Please review the program-specific guidelines here for digital requirements. Upon review of these pre-screen materials, applicants will be notified as to whether they will be granted a regional audition/interview. For details on how to schedule an audition/interview in New York City, please visit the specific department website listed above. 

All applicants are strongly encouraged to audition in person. If extraordinary circumstances prevent travel to New York City or a regional site, a digital portfolio may be submitted through Acceptd. Please review the program-specific guidelines here for digital requirements.  

Applicants interested in the BA in Theatre Arts major with concentrations in Performance & Digital Media, Writing for the Stage, or Theatre Studies do not require an interview for acceptance. If a student would like to be considered for a Theatre Arts Award in one of the above areas, you are required to upload material through Acceptd. In some cases, a follow up interview may be requested.

Art and Art History: Applicants are required to submit a portfolio for acceptance into the major and for consideration for a competitive award, as well as for placement into the foundational art courses. Applicants may submit their materials through Acceptd or to the Office of Admission at 221 East 71st Street New York, NY 10021. Please review the guidelines for specific submissions requirements here.

All applicants must also apply for admission to the College through the Office of Admission. Marymount Manhattan accepts the Common Application and offers of admission are made on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. The priority deadline for academic scholarship consideration requires that your application be submitted by March 15. For more information or to schedule a campus tour, please visit the website for the Office of Admission. 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to be in touch with us:

Art and Art History: Millie Falcaro, Associate Professor of Art:

Thank you for your interest in the Fine and Performing Arts at Marymount Manhattan College! We look forward to meeting you!