We have a number of exciting initiatives in the works that will help the NYDAC community be more connected than ever before. In the meantime, our doors are open. Reach out to someone on the Board, or send us an email at nydac.contact@gmail.com.

Introducing our board!

Jimmy Nicholas

Jimmy Nicholas

Hi! I'm Jimmy Nicholas and I'm a proud member of the Acting/MT class of 2014. I wanted to join the NYDAC board because I believe in the work NYDAC does...

Ben Viertel

Ben Viertel

Hi, I’m Ben! I graduated in 2013 with a BFA in Directing and have been living in Hamilton Heights since then. I’m a freelance theater and film director, in addition...

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore

Hey there! I'm Thomas; I graduated from the acting program in 2014, and I work as a software engineer in Manhattan.Though I'm no longer acting professionally, I still feel a...

Zach Fifer

Zach Fifer

Hey! My name is Zach Fifer, and I earned my Tartan wings as an Acting major in 2016. I am currently a proud member on the NYDAC board, as well...

Toro Adeyemi

Toro Adeyemi

Hey!  I’m Toro, Drama Minor ‘12 and current New York City-based advertising and public relations professional who works at McCann and also runs Toro Communications, a boutique marketing and public...

Sarah Battaglia

Sarah Battaglia

Hi all! My name is Sarah, I graduated in 2019 from the Stage and Production Management program. I’m so excited to be joining the NYDAC board to help recent grads...

Words from the Community

Creative Interrogation in Isolation

Creative Interrogation in Isolation

So, Ms. Rona is on the loose and she’s got an attitude and a nasty lace front and bad breath and I do NOT like her. However, as an artist...

Art in the Time of Covid-19

Art in the Time of Covid-19

I am an optimist. I always have been. Even in the darkest of days, my brain has been wired to find the silver-lining of the situation and make the most...

THOUGHTS FROM A CLOSET: ON THE THEATER IN QUARANTINE

THOUGHTS FROM A CLOSET: ON THE THEATER IN QUARANTINE

It feels like I haven’t left my closet in several days. It’s not a big closet — four feet wide by eight feet tall, and only two feet deep. It...

ART IN ISOLATION

ART IN ISOLATION

or, yes, you too can be addicted to work when no one cares Any op-ed I read that tells people to take a break, I agree with.  Walk 6 feet...