Visiting Artists.


Visiting Artists

We give you opportunities to meet the artists who bring professional stage productions to life to help you hone your technique in hands-on workshops, classes and special programs.

Robert Fisher Oxnam Visiting Artist Program

Funded by a generous gift honoring the late Drew president, this program brings major theatrical artists and active professionals to work with our students in regular courses and master classes. In some cases, theatre artists write and/or direct original plays for Drew students to perform.

Oxnam Visiting Artists to date have included:

  • Wendy Wasserstein, Playwright
  • David Ives, Playwright
  • Romulus Linney, Playwright
  • Elaine Bromka, Writer/Performer
  • Christopher Durang, Playwright
  • Nilo Cruz, Playwright
  • Lisa Kron, Playwright/Performer
  • Annie Kauffman, Director
  • Rick Sordolet, Fight Choreographer
  • Norbert Leo Butz, Actor
  • Kyle DeCamp, Multimedia Performance Artist
  • Kathakali Dancers

Tectonic Theater Project

The renowned Tectonic Theater Project (The Laramie Project) recently partnered with Drew to mentor students as they created an adaptation of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis as their senior capstone project.

Nimbus Dance Works

Internationally heralded dance company Nimbus Dance Works worked with our students as part of a residency program which culminated in an original dance work performed by Drew students at Brooklyn Academy of Music.