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Circle in the Square Theatre School

Circle in the Square Theatre School

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1633 Broadway at 50th Street
New York,New York 10019


Two-Year Professional Programs in Acting and Musical Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

Circle in the Square Theatre School, the only accredited training conservatory associated with a Broadway theatre, offers Full-Time, Two-Year Professional Workshops for students from across the country and around the world in both Acting and Musical Theatre and 7-week Summer Workshops in both Acting and Musical Theatre.

Notable Alumni Include:

Idina Menzel, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jace Alexander, Kevin Bacon, Felicity Huffman, Constance Shulman, Thomas Sadoski, Maura Tierney, Lady Gaga, Matthew Griffin, Christian Dante White, Eric William Morris.

Faculty Info:

Benny Sato Ambush, Joseph Baker, Edward Berkeley, Nemuna Ceesay, Aaron Coleman, Dianna Cortez, Shan Y. Chuang, Alvin Crawford, Connor Coughlin, Christine DeFrece, Priscilla Greco, Jacqueline Jacobus, Alan Langdon, Sara Louise Lazarus, Brad Lemons, T.J. Mannix, Geeta Novotny, Dan Renkin, Christine Sang, Joshua Spencer, Nancy Smithner, Ph.D., Natalie Wilson, Shelley Wyant, Justin Boccitto, Kendra Slack, Sybil Lines

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