Theatre Arts

Areas of Study

Program Features

  • Professional Resident Faculty
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival Participation
  • Yearly New York City Showcase, "WCSU Off-Broadway"
  • Children's Theatre and Community Outreach Programs
  • Workshops with N.Y. Stage, TV and Film Professionals
  • Internships possible with New York City and Connecticut Regional and Professional theatres.
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New Visual and Performing Arts Center

This stunning new facility is home to a 350-seat theater, a 125-seat studio theatre, a 350-seat concert hall, an art gallery, a recording studio and state-of-the-art rehearsal, classroom and studio art facilities.

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Theatre Arts Faculty

HOWARD KILIK, Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Arts

[Conductor/Composer]

HOWARD KILIK is a freelance pianist, conductor and composer affiliated with many educational institutions throughout the New York Region. Positions include University Assistant at Western Connecticut State University and 18 years as resident composer and pianist at Vassar College.

As composer, many works have been written for the Linda Duci Dance Ensemble and for the Vassar Repertory Dance Theater. The score to Dream debuted to critical acclaim in Charleston, SC during the 1986 Spoleto Festival. Noah and the Gremlins was read at the York Theatre and Shirley Girl is a work in progress.

Music Director credits include: 6 productions at the Emelin Theater, as well as many Vassar College and Westchester Community College productions. He has also conducted at Fordham University and Carnegie Hall and did the choral preparation for Carmina Burana at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College. Other credits include extensive Summer Stock, regional and community productions.

As pianist, Howard has subbed on and off Broadway for such shows as A Chorus Line, Phantom of the Opera and Nunsense, and has been a member of Comedy Express and The Players, improvising at the keyboard and supporting the comedy.

Howard received his MM and BM Composition at Juilliard.

www.kilikmusic.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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