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

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Where the principals of the Broadway musical Shuffle Along pursued their college studies.
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The Shuffle Along Ensemble Julieta Cervantes

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 Shuffle Along 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:
Audra McDonald: The Juilliard School
Brian Stokes Mitchell: Did not attend college
Billy Porter: Carnegie Mellon University
Brandon Victor Dixon: Columbia University
Joshua Henry: University of Miami
Adrienne Warren: Marymount Manhattan College
Amber Iman: Howard University
Brooks Ashmanskas: Bennington College
Phillip Attmore: Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry
Darius de Haas: Columbia College Chicago
Afra Hines: Professional Performing Arts School
Adrienne Howard: Indiana University - Bloomington
Kendrick Jones: New York University
J.C. Montgomery: Georgetown College
Erin N. Moore: Ailey/Fordham University
Arbender J. Robinson: Viterbo University
Karissa Royster: New York University
Christian Dante White: Circle in the Square Theatre School
Joseph Wiggan: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Richard Riaz Yoder: Oklahoma City University
Alexandria Bradley: Marymount Manhattan College
C.K. Edwards: University of Oklahoma
Jason Holley: Debbie Allen Dance Academy
Alicia Lundgren: Ailey/Fordham University
Britton Smith: Pace University
Zurin Villanueva: Howard University
Leo Ash Evens: Carnegie Mellon University

Production Credits:
George C. Wolfe (Book, Director): Pomona College & New York University
Savion Glover (Choreographer): Did not attend college
Noble Sissle (Music): DePauw University & Butler University
Aubrey Lyles (Original Book): Fisk University
Shelton Becton (Music Director): Howard University
Daryl Waters (Arrangements, Orchestrations, Musical Supervisor): Livingstone College
Santo Loquasto (Scenic Design): King's College
Ann Roth (Costume Design): Carnegie Mellon University
Jules Fisher (Lighting Design): Carnegie Institute of Technology
Peggy Eisenhauer (Lighting Design): Carnegie Mellon University
Scott Lehrer (Sound Design): Sarah Lawrence College

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