Schools of the Stars: Where Carousel Cast and Creators Went to College

Schools of the Stars   Schools of the Stars: Where Carousel Cast and Creators Went to College
 
Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway revival of Carousel pursued their college studies.
Carousel Playbill - Opening Night
Carousel Playbill - Opening Night

What does it take to write, create, or star in a Broadway musical? Hard work, talent, luck—all backed up by a good education. Here is a rundown on where the cast and production team of the Broadway revival Carousel pursued their college studies.

Cast List:
Joshua Henry (Billy Bigelow): University of Miami
Jessie Mueller (Julie Jordan): Syracuse University
Renée Fleming (Nettie Fowler): SUNY Potsdam, Eastman School of Music, The Juilliard School
Lindsay Mendez (Carrie Pipperidge): Orange County School of the Arts
Alexander Gemignani (Enoch Snow): University of Michigan
Margaret Colin (Mrs. Mullin): Hofstra University
John Douglas Thompson (The Starkeeper): LeMoyne College
Amar Ramasar (Jigger Craigin): School of American Ballet
Brittany Pollack (Louise): Fordham University & Colorado State University
Yesenia Ayala (Ensemble): East Carolina University
Nicholas Belton (Ensemble): College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati)
Andrei Chagas (Ensemble): Miami City Ballet
Leigh-Ann Esty (Ensemble): Miami City Ballet
David Michael Garry (Ensemble): Western Michigan University
Garett Hawe (Ensemble): College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati)
Rosena M. HillJackson (Ensemble): Carnegie Mellon University
Amy Justman (Ensemble): Yale University & Manhattan School of Music
Jess LeProtto (Ensemble): Pace University
Anna Noble (Ensemble): Dominican University of California
Adriana Pierce (Ensemble): School of American Ballet
Rebecca Pitcher (Ensemble): Baldwin-Wallace University
David Prottas (Ensemble): Canada National Ballet School
Craig Salstein (Ensemble): Miami City Ballet
Ahmad Simmons (Ensemble): Point Park University
Antoine L. Smith (Ensemble): University of South Dakota
Erica Spyres (Ensemble): Drury University
Scarlett Walker (Ensemble): University of Alabama
Jacob Keith Watson (Ensemble): Ouachita Baptist University
Willian Youmans (Ensemble): SUNY Purchase
Kelly McCormick (Swing): Michigan State University & College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati)
Corey John Snide (Swing): The Juilliard School
Sam Strasfeld (Swing): Canadian College of Performing Arts
Halli Toland (Swing): University of Michigan

Production Credits:
Jack O’Brien (Director): University of Michigan
Justin Peck (Choreographer): School of American Ballet
Andy Einhorn (Music Direction): Rice University
Santo Loquasto( Scenic Design): King’s College & Yale University
Ann Roth (Costume Design): Carnegie Mellon University
Brian MacDevitt (Lighting Design): SUNY Purchase
Scott Lehrer (Sound Design): Sarah Lawrence University
Jonathan Tunick (Orchestrations): Bard College & The Juilliard School
Tripp Phillips (Production Stage Manager): University of Mississippi
Rachel Zack (Assistant Stage Manager): Ithaca College

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