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Fast Facts

Fast Facts

  • 2 faculty (Dance and Film) won prestigious Pew Grants in 2015

  • 1,400 combined arts events each year: all open to the public, most all free

  • Incoming students rank at the top level in SAT scores

  • The Boyer College has its own record label, BCM&D Records, which has produced 3 Grammy nominated recordings

  • Faculty and alumni have received Grammy and Oscar Awards and nominations; Fulbright Scholarships; Pew, NEA and Guggenheim Fellowships; Bessie Awards; National Education Awards

  • Faculty alumni currently perform  at major national and international venues, such as  Carnegie Hall, Broadway and Metropolitan Opera

  • More than 60 arts courses open to all Temple students

  • Numerous peformances venues and exhibit spaces on campus: Temple Performing Arts Center; Chapel of the Four Chaplains; Conwell Dance Theater; Tomlinson Theater; Aaronson Recital Hall; Klein Recital Hall; Randall Theater; Rock Hall

  • The George and Joy Abbott Center for Musical Theater is part of the Center for the Performing and Cinematic Arts

  • Noted alumni include Kunal Nayyar from "The Big Bang Theory," William Goldenberg, Oscar winner for "Argo," Metropolitan Opera star Eric Owens and Broadway star, Hugh Panaro.