Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
Fordham Theatre Department

"Not All Thieves Come to Harm You" by Dario Fo Mainstage 2013-2014

Dear Prospective Theatre Student, Parent, and Supporter

Thank you for your interest in Fordham’s Theatre Program.  The Fordham University Theatre Program is highly regarded as one of the most outstanding B.A. theatre training programs in the country. The program combines the intimacy of a small conservatory with an exceptional liberal arts education and the rich resources and opportunities available in the world capital of the performing arts. 

Located at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC), on 60th and Columbus, in the heart of New York City, and within walking distance of the Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre districts, the Fordham University Theatre Program is chaired by two-time Obie Award-winner Matthew Maguire. All faculty members are working theatre professionals who help students develop their skills in an intimate and personal atmosphere.  

Therefore, whether a student is interested in training to be an Actor, to work in Design and Production, to be a Playwright, a Director, or perhaps, be active in more than one area of theatre, the Fordham Theatre Program's rigorous and well-balanced curriculum, combined with its hands-on training, affords him/her numerous opportunities to excel and succeed.

Please follow the links on this website to find out more about the theatre program and the audition/interview process

Any questions regarding admission, housing, financial aid, and acceptance notification can be addressed to the Lincoln Center Office of Undergraduate Admission at 212-636-6710.

Questions about auditions? Contact: or 212-636-6338.

Again, thank you for your interest in Fordham. We look forward to meeting you!

Very best regards,

Matthew Maguire, Theatre Program Director, Head of the Performance Track
Daniel Alexander Jones,
Head of the Playwriting Track; Acting and Theatre History Faculty
Kai Brothers, Production Manager and Design and Production Faculty
Elizabeth Margid, Chair, Department of Theatre & Visual Arts; Head of the Directing Track
George Drance, Acting Faculty and Artist in Residence
Chad McArver, Design Faculty 
Carla Jackson, Theatre Program Administrator
Dawn Saito, Acting and Movement Faculty and Artist in Residence

Tim Zay, Technical Director and Design and Production Faculty
Becky Bodurtha, Costume Shop Supervisor
Shaun Suchan, Light and Sound Supervisor

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