Schools of the Stars: Where School of Rock — The Musical Cast and Creators Went to College

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Where the principals of the Broadway musical School of Rock pursued their college studies.


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 principals of Broadway's School of Rock — The Musical pursued their college studies. Visit to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below.

Cast List:                                           

Alex Brightman: New York University
Spencer Moses: San Diego State University
Mamie Parris: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Sierra Boggess: Milikin University
Emily Cramer: New York University
Alan H. Green: Rice University
Michael Hartney: SUNY Buffalo & Upright Citizens Brigade
John Hemphill: University of Memphis
Merritt David Janes: University of Maine & Circle in the Square Theatre School
Jaygee Macapugay: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Cassie Okenka: Baldwin Wallace University
Tally Sessions: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Jonathan Wagner: Northwestern University & The Second City Training Center
Jeremy Woodard: East Carolina University
Lulu Lloyd: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Patrick O'Neill: Catholic University of America
Jesse Swimm: California State University, Fullerton

Production Credits:

Andrew Lloyd Webber (Music & Orchestrations): Royal College of Music
Julian Fellowes (Book): University of Cambridge & Weber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
Glenn Slater (Lyrics): Harvard University
Darren Ledbetter (Music Director): Baldwin Wallace University
Ethan Popp (Music Supervisor): University of New Hampshire
Anna Louizos (Scenic & Costume Design): New York University
Natasha Katz (Lighting Design): Oberlin College
Mick Potter (Sound Design): Central School of Art & Design

Visit to learn how you can follow in their footsteps!

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