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    Programs in the Arts

    The great cultural mecca that is New York City plays a pivotal role in Syracuse University’s many immersion programs in the arts.

    • Tepper Semester–This rigorous artistic training program created by Tony Award-winning producer Arielle Tepper Madover ’94 gives students from SU’s Department of Drama the ability to study acting, directing, musical theater, design, stage management, and casting in the culturally rich setting of New York City. During the semester, students study in the heart of the city’s professional theater scene; learn from professional actors, directors, writers, and casting directors; and attend productions that expose them to numerous genres of theater. Learn more...
    • Janklow Arts Leadership Program–The newest addition to SU’s list and the first comprehensive master’s program of its kind in the nation, the Janklow Program enables recent college graduates to develop the skills and practical experience they need to become innovative leaders for for-profit or non-profit arts organizations. Established by literary agent Morton L. Janklow ’50, it provides unprecedented access to arts leaders and internships in the NYC area. Read more about the launch of the program. Learn more...
    • Barbara Richman Mirken Seminar in Fine Arts and Creative Writing–Established by Alan B. Mirken, this annual practicum in the College of Arts and Sciences is for students studying fine arts and creative writing. Art history majors participate in a senior seminar that explores the practical aspects of the discipline, and includes behind-the-scenes conversations at such places as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection, and Sotheby’s. Graduate students in the creative writing program have the opportunity to meet with book and magazine editors, literary agents, and publishers for a realistic look at the industry and discussions about the role of literature in American culture.
    • Lewis Hecker New York City Drama Showcase–Held annually at the end of the spring semester, the showcase features performances by acting and musical theater seniors and portfolio presentations by students majoring in theater design and technology. Learn more...
    • Creative Writing Graduate Program New York Trip–This all-expenses-paid trip enables third-year creative writing students to visit publishers, literary agents, and literary magazines in New York City.
    • The Immigrant Saga–This course in the Judaic Studies department takes students to the Lower East Side of New York City, bringing to life the living experience of Jewish immigrants who became important American writers.
    • College of Visual and Performing Arts Fashion Student Show–An annual highlight for fashion design students, the event showcases student design and craftsmanship to designers and the media in New York.

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