Point Park University’s Conservatory of Performing Arts Named to Playbill.com Top 10 List for Broadway Representation Thursday, August 29, 2019
“Students graduate from our Conservatory of Performing Arts professionally prepared and industry-ready. Our robust and consistent representation on Broadway stages reflects the superb training provided by our outstanding faculty, professional Playhouse staff and nationally-recognized guest artists.”
Playbill’s ranking is based on its own research of the most alumni performing on Broadway during the 2018-19 season.
“Students graduate from our Conservatory of Performing Arts professionally prepared and industry-ready,” said Steven Breese, artistic director and dean of the Conservatory of Performing Arts. “Our robust and consistent representation on Broadway stages reflects the superb training provided by our outstanding faculty, professional Playhouse staff and nationally-recognized guest artists.”
The University’s state-of-the-art Pittsburgh Playhouse provides a high-quality training environment for some of the nation’s finest young artists.
“Our facilities, coupled with the professional opportunities we provide, allow our students to seamlessly transition to New York City, Broadway and the broader entertainment industry,” Breese said.
The list of Point Park alumni recognized by Playbill includes:
- Nili Bassman, Chicago
- Stephanie Lynn Bissonnette, Mean Girls
- Jessica Ernest, Chicago
- Callan Bergmann, Kinky Boots
- Mike Cannon, Kinky Boots
- Clayton Cornelius, Ain’t Too Proud
- Jennifer DiNoia, Wicked
- Conner John Gillooly, School of Rock
- Kali Grinder, Frozen
- Jordan Grubb, SpongeBob Squarepants
- Gabrielle Hamilton, Oklahoma!
- Neil Haskell, Hamilton
- Gabriella Sorrentino, Hamilton
- Rory Max Kaplan, A Bronx Tale
- Kirstin Tucker, A Bronx Tale
- Marty Lawson, King Kong
- Ross Lekites, Frozen
- Sarah Meahl, Kiss Me, Kate and Hello, Dolly!
- Alexandra Pernice, Anastasia
- Katie Sexton, The Play That Goes Wrong
- Ahmad Simmons, Hadestown and Carousel
- Tory Trowbridge, The Cher Show
- Harris M. Turner, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical
- Kaley Ann Voorhees, The Phantom of the Opera