Prospective and Admitted Students

Prospective and admitted students should familiarize themselves with the information here on the departmental pages, which convey information relating to auditions, the season, the major program, options within the major, opportunities outside the department, and the faculty. Please see also our list of frequently asked questions.


If you are planning to visit the Barnard or Columbia campus, and wish to visit the Theatre Department at Barnard, please contact the Theatre Adminstrator, Jessica Brater, well in advance. It may be possible to put you in touch with a current Barnard or Columbia major, and/or for you to attend a class. Attending a class is for admitted students only, and must be arranged through the department in advance of your visit.

Prospective students wishing to arrange a campus tour of Barnard should contact the Barnard Office of Admissions at To arrange tours of Columbia's campus, contact

Jessica Brater's office is located in the Theatre Department office, 507 Milbank Hall. Enter the college gates at 117th St. and Broadway. Milbank is on the north end of the Barnard campus. Take the elevator to the 4th floor, turn left, and walk until you reach the stairwell to the 5th floor.

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