The Juilliard School


Evan Yionoulis, Dean/Director of the Drama Division

Derrick Sanders, Associate Director

Tanya Barfield, Co-Director

David Lindsay-Abaire, Co-Director

Lila Acheson, American Playwrights Program

Katherine Hood, Managing Director

Lindsey Alexander, Director of Artistic & Curricular Planning

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Submission Policy:

BFA in Acting. MFA in Acting. Artist diploma in Playwriting. Audition or portfolio required for BFA program. Scholarship and financial aid available. Tuition-free MFA in Acting, and tuition-free Artist Diploma in Playwriting programs.


Dance, Theater Acting




Juilliard's mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

Juilliard Drama is dedicated to preparing 21st-century actors and playwrights to tell, with clarity and passion, imagination and artistry, meaningful stories that speak to the truth of the world and celebrate a common humanity.