Schools of the Stars: Where A Bronx Tale Cast and Creators Went to College

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Where the cast and creative team of the Broadway musical A Bronx Tale pursued their college studies.
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A Bronx Tale Monica Simoes

What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway musical? Hard work, talent, luck—all backed up by a good education. You have to supply the first three yourself, but PlaybillEDU™ can help you find the fourth.

Here is a rundown on where the cast and production team of the Broadway musical A Bronx Tale pursued their college studies. Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below.

Cast List:
Nick Cordero (Sonny): Ryerson University
Richard H. Blake (Lorenzo): Did not attend college
Bobby Conte Thornton (Calogero): University of Michigan
Ariana DeBose (Jane): Western Carolina University
Lucia Giannetta (Rosina): Boston University
Bradley Gibson (Tyrone): Boston Conservatory
Gilbert L. Bailey II (Jesse, Ensemble): Penn State University
Joseph Barbara (Police Officer, Ensemble): Syracuse University
Michael Barra (JoJo the Whale, Ensemble): SUNY Purchase
Jonathan Brody (Rudy the Voice, Ensemble): Did not attend college
Ted Brunetti (Frankie Coffeecake, Ensemble): University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Brittany Conigatti (Ensemble): American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Kaleigh Cronin (Ensemble): Carnegie Mellon University
Trista Dollison (Frieda, Ensemble): Florida Southern College
David Michael Garry (Ensemble): Western Michigan University
Dominic Nolfi (Crazy Mario, Ensemble): Boston Conservatory
Christiani Pitts (Ensemble): Florida State University
Paul Salvatoriello (Tony-Ten-To-Two, Ensemble): American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Joey Sorge (Ensemble): University of Maryland, College Park
Cary Tedder (Ensemble): University of Michigan
Kirstin Tucker (Ensemble): Point Park University
Keith White (Slick, Ensemble): Boston Conservatory
Michelle Aravena (Swing): Did not attend college
Gerald Caesar (Swing): Elon University
Charlie Marcus (Swing): Boston Conservatory
Wonu Ogunfowora (Swing): Montclair State University
Joseph J. Simeone (Swing): The Juilliard School

Production Credits:
Alan Menken (Music): New York University
Glenn Slater (Lyrics): Harvard University
Robert De Niro (Director): Stella Adler Conservatory & Lee Strasberg Actors Studio
Jerry Zaks (Director): Dartmouth College & Smith College
Sergio Trujillo (Choreographer): University of Toronto
Ron Melrose (Music Supervision & Arrangements): Harvard University & Westminster Choir College
Jonathan Smith (Music Direction): Berklee College of Music & Loyola University - New Orleans
John Miller (Music Coordinator): University of Michigan
Beowulf Boritt (Scenic Design): Vassar College & New York University
William Ivey Long (Costume Design): College of William and Mary
Howell Binkley (Lighting Design): East Carolina University
Beverly Jenkins (Production Stage Manager): Howard University
Michael Rico Cohen (Stage Manager): Carnegie Mellon University
Merri Sugarman (Tara Rubin Casting): Emerson College

Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps!

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