Who are the PIMA students?

The PIMA M.F.A. program tends to attract mature, experienced artists who are seeking:

  • A terminal degree in the performing arts
  • An immersive collaborative experience with experienced artists from a variety of disciplines
  • A skills-based approach to performing arts collaboration training
  • An exposure to multimedia technology for use in performance settings

The program admits a maximum of 16 students each year. Each cadre has had a strong international component.

Where do PIMA graduates find work?

PIMA graduates have had great success in finding work related to their studies:

Colleges and universities employing PIMA graduates:

  • NYU
  • New York City College of Technology
  • Fairfield University
  • Bloomfield College
  • Salisbury University
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore 
  • Pratt Institute
  • Parsons/The New School

Selected contemporary art world organizations employing PIMA graduates:

  • Pomegranate Arts 
  • Performa
  • Arena Stage
  • Big Art Group
  • Electronic Arts Intermix
  • International Studio & Curatorial Program