Thomas Donnarumma

Professor of THEATRE

Thomas Donnarumma
Murphy Center, 223
(914) 633-2610 (914) 633-2610


  • MFA, Brooklyn College
  • BFA, The City College of New York

Professor Thomas Donnarumma has founded the theatre program and developed the full curricula in theatre for the Arts & Languages Department. He also founded and directs the Iona University Theatre Ensemble. At Iona University, Donnarumma has produced and directed dramatic works that span all genres and eras. These include “Othello” by William Shakespeare, “A Doll's House” by Henrik Ibsen, “Buried Child” by Sam Shepard and “A View from the Bridge” by Arthur Miller. Outside of the Iona University community, he has been both a performer and a director in more than 85 productions in the New York area and throughout the country. He has performed with the Jean Cocteau Repertory Company, New Dramatists and The Irish Repertory Company. As a director, Professor Donnarumma has worked with The Township Theatre Group and Shakespeare Saturdays.

  • Faculty Advisory Board: LIRIC, Learning in Retirement at Iona University
  • Faculty Advisory Board: The Security Department
  • Committee Member: The Iona University Council on the Arts
  • Committee Member: The Harassment and Discrimination Committee
  • Committee Member: The Catholic Intellectual Tradition Committee
  • Committee Member: The Undergraduate Council Committee
  • Advisor: The Theatre Studies Minor Program
  • Committee Member: The Study Abroad Program
  • Committee Member: The Faculty Senate
  • The Association of Theatre in Higher Education
  • The American Theatre and Drama Society
  • The American Alliance for Theatre and Education
  • The Theatre Communications Group
  • The New York State Theatre Education Association
  • TCG, Theatre Communications Group
  • The Journal of Performance and Art
  • The MIT Press Journals
  • FPA 207 Shakespeare in Performance, Study Abroad London