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

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Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants pursued their college studies.
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Cast Joan Marcus

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 musical SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical pursued their college studies.

Cast List:
Ethan Slater (SpongeBob SquarePants): Vassar College
Lilli Cooper (Sandy Cheeks): Vassar College
Brian Ray Norris (Eugene Krabs): University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Danny Skinner (Patrick Star): Syracuse University
Wesley Taylor (Sheldon Plankton): University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Gavin Lee (Squidward Q. Tentacles): Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts
Gaelen Gilliland (Ensemble): Syracuse University
Kyle Matthew Hamilton (Ensemble): Indiana University & American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Curtis Holbrook (Ensemble): Texas A & M University
Stephanie Hsu (Ensemble): New York University
L’ogan J’ones (Ensemble): University of Michigan
Jai’len Christine Li Josey (Ensemble): Baldwin-Wallace University
Kelvin Moon Loh (Ensemble): New York University
Lauralyn McClelland (Ensemble): Oklahoma City University
Vasthy Mompoint (Ensemble): American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Oneika Phillips (Ensemble): Shenandoah University & Guyana School of Dance
Jon Rua (Ensemble): Rutgers University & Broadway Dance Center
Abby C. Smith (Ensemble): Harding University & Oklahoma City University
Robert Taylor, Jr. (Ensemble): Marymount Manhattan College
Allan K. Washington (Ensemble): University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Alex Gibson (Swing): New York University
Juliane Godfrey (Swing): University of California, Los Angles
Jesse J.P. Johnson (Swing): Paul Dwyer & Alann Worley Academy Theater of the Arts

Production Credits:
Kyle Jarrow (Book): Yale University
Tom Kitt (Music, Music Supervision, Orchestrations, and Arrangements): Columbia University
Tina Landau (Musical Production Conception and Director): Yale University & A.R.T at Harvard University
Julie McBride (Music Director): College Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati)
David Zinn (Scenic and Costume Design): New York University
Kevin Adams (Lighting Design): University of Texas & California Institute of the Arts
Peter Nigrini (Projection Design): Dartmouth College & Central St. Martins
Walter Trarbach (Sound Design): Boston University

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