Richard Feldman

The Joyful Discipline of Craft

Theater is a calling, an art, a craft, a political act, a profession, and a business. At Juilliard, you will explore all these aspects of the profession — and more. You will develop your whole self, your imagination, your awareness of the world, and your personal and artistic point of view. 

As an actor you will have a diversity of experience, exploring plays that span the classic texts of Shakespeare and Chekhov to new works, both in the classroom and on the stage. As a playwright, you will see your work come to life in readings by student actors, alumni, and guest artists. Together you will discover the humanity that connects people of all communities.

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Faculty | Juilliard Drama 50: The Readiness is All

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Drama News

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

'Hoodoo Love' Enchants Cultural Dialogue

Juilliard Journal

Juilliard fourth-year-repertory director Kym Moore on the "liberating journey" alumna Katori Hall's Hoodoo Love offers

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  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017

    An Enlightenment 'Triumph'

    Juilliard Journal

    Stephen Wadsworth and fourth-year actors bring to life a world in which love is the key to self-knowledge, balance, growth, and freedom

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  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Mixing Up the 15th and 21st Centuries in 'Everybody'

    Juilliard Journal

    In Juilliard’s ‘Everybody,’ a modern morality play by Pulitzer-winning alum Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins, roles are chosen by lot at each performance


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  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    After More Than 20 Years, 'Waiting for Godot' Comes Back to Juilliard

    Juilliard Journal

    Juilliard faculty member Moni Yakim, who's directing the fourth-years in "Waiting for Godot," on the fine line between comedy and despair in Beckett's Absurdist masterpiece

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