Schools of the Stars: Where the Moulin Rouge! Cast and Creative Team Went to College | Playbill

Schools of the Stars Schools of the Stars: Where the Moulin Rouge! Cast and Creative Team Went to College Find out where Aaron Tveit, Karen Olivo, Danny Burstein, and more trained before making it to Broadway.
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Are you interested in studying theatre in college? Find out where the cast and creative team of Broadway's Moulin Rouge!, opening July 25, studied before hitting the big time with our list below.

Karen Olivo (Satine) – College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Aaron Tveit (Christian) – Ithaca College
Danny Burstein (Harold Zidler) – Queens College and University of California, San Diego
Sahr Ngaujah (Toulouse-Lautrec) – New York University
Tam Mutu (The Duke of Monroth) – Guildford School of Acting
Ricky Rojas (Santiago) – Didn’t attend college
Robyn Hurder (Nini) – University of New Hampshire
Bahiyah Hibah (La Chocolat/Ensemble) – The Juilliard School
Holly James (Arabia/Ensemble) – The Urdang Academy
Reed Luplau (Pierre/Ensemble) – Australian Ballet School
Jeigh Madjus (Baby Doll/Ensemble) – Sheridan College
Amber Ardolino (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Olutayo Bosede (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Kyle Brown (Ensemble) – College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Sam J. Cahn (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Max Clayton (Ensemble) – College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
Aaron C. Finley (Ensemble) – Pacific Lutheran University
Paloma Garcia-Lee (Ensemble) – University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Ericka Hunter (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Morgan Marcell (Ensemble) – Boston University
Brandt Martinez (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Jodi McFadden (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Kevyn Morrow (Ensemble) – Didn’t attend college
Fred Odgaard (Ensemble/Assistant Dance Captain) – Didn’t attend college
Khori Michelle Petinaud (Ensemble) – New York University
Benjamin Rivera (Ensemble) – Oklahoma City University
Ashley Loren (Satine Standby) – Didn’t attend college
Karli Dinardo (Swing/Dance Captain) – American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Evan Kinnane (Swing) – Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Caleb Marshall (Swing) – Indiana University
Dylan Paul (Swing) – University of Kansas and University of Houston

Creative Team
John Logan (Book) – Northwestern University
Alex Timbers (Director) – Yale University
Sonya Tayeh (Choreographer) – Wayne State University
Justin Levine (Music Supervisor, Orchestrations, and Arrangements) – New York University
Derek McLane (Scenic Design) – Harvard University and Yale University
Catherine Zuber (Costume Design) – Yale University
Justin Townsend (Lighting Design) – University of Massachusetts Amherst and California Institute of the Arts
Peter Hylenski (Sound Design) – Carnegie Mellon University
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