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School of Visual and Performing Arts

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The School of Visual and Performing Arts offers the aspiring performer, TV or radio producer, artist, designer, filmmaker, journalist, arts manager or public relations specialist the perfect blend of conservatory training and liberal arts education.

Our professional artist-mentors provide inspired instruction and guide students as they perfect their skills and discover their personal style. Individual attention, state-of-the-art facilities and our proximity to New York City offer the optimal learning experience.

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Art Department

The Department of Art is a vital, exciting place to create! Our studio classes are led by a distinguished faculty of practicing artists who work closely with you to develop your unique and full potential.


Music Department

The Department of Music provides a dynamic, intensive and supportive environment that will nurture your talent as a performer, music educator or scholar

Media Arts

Media Arts Department

The Department of Media Arts prepares you for a dynamic and rewarding career in radio, television, advertising, journalism or public relations.

New: M.A. in Digital Game Design and Development

Theatre, Film, Dance and Arts Management

Theatre, Film, Dance and Arts Management Department

The Department of Theatre, Film, Dance and Arts Management provides intense, demanding and rigorous training. Our academic programs and professional faculty lay the artistic and intellectual groundwork for your professional success.