Chicago 430 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605(312) 341-3500
Schaumburg 1400 N. Roosevelt Blvd.Schaumburg, IL 60173(847) 619-7300
Welcome to the CCPA home page. As Dean, I have the privilege of interacting with the remarkable faculty and students of the College all the time. When I go to a performance, either of the Theater Conservatory or the Music Conservatory, I get chills from the extraordinary level of accomplishment demonstrated by all of our students, and feel extraordinarily proud of how our faculty has helped them to develop their talents to the fullest. We pride ourselves on preparing young artists for careers in the performing arts, and in creating a mutually supportive and encouraging culture in which they can flourish.
Jane Lanier is the newest faculty member in Roosevelt's Theatre Conservatory.She is also a successful performer, choreographer and director who built her career as a singer/dancer/actress.
Luis Perez joined Roosevelt’s Theatre Conservatory in 2005 to spend more time with his wife, former Broadway star and award-winning choreographer Tina Paul, and their two sons, then ages 12 and 20. in 2008, Perez became head of the conservatory’s musical theatre program. each year, he directs and choreographs at least one major musical on the University’s seventh-floor O’Malley Theatre stage.
"I had whittled my list of top schools down to 10 – and Roosevelt was one," recalled 18-year-old Friend, the winner of a Cathy Roe Broadway Bound dance award and a regional and national dance competitor. "Then I noticed that Roosevelt had a new program that was different from the rest – and I knew it was for me – because it had a concentration in dance."