For Royston Coppenger’s Directing class (DR190) to appear in student-directed scenes. Each scene will be rehearsed outside of class and presented in-class twice. The class meets Tuesday and Thursday 11:10 – 12:35 in the Spiegel theater. In order to volunteer you MUST be consistently available during this time.

This is a great way to practice your craft and get to know your fellow Drama and RTVF students. To put yourself on the list of volunteers, please send your contact info (name, email address, and phone number) to Royston at Royston.p.coppenger@hofstra.edu.  Students in the class will contact you depending on their needs.



Due to the very early dates of our auditions this semester, we need to move up the due date for student rep proposals.

All Student rep proposals - senior practicum, honors thesis or DRAM 155/156 directing projects must be submitted by Friday October 3rd. Please use the rep proposal form here. The form is also available in the drama office and on the department documents page on this site. Please note that in order for your proposal to be considered you MUST speak to a drama faculty member who will be willing to be a sponsor for your project.


Auditions for department drama productions will take place from 6pm - 10pm, October 20, 21, 22.

6 p.m. – 8:20 p.m. on October 20th is reserved for B.F.A.– Performance candidates. B.F.A. candidates must sign up for an audition within that time frame.

 Audition sign-up sheets will be posted on the call board outside of the Drama and Dance office.

 Callbacks will be held the weekend of October 25, 26.

 Department main-stage productions for the spring:

Richard II

What Fools: A one-hour Midsummer Night’s Dream How the

Other Half Loves

Student rep directors will also be present at the auditions.


Please prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues: one contemporary with strong characterization and one Shakespeare (in verse not prose).