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Welcome to the Musical Theatre Division

The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music celebrates 30 years of housing the Musical Theatre Division!

Our largest undergraduate program, the Musical Theatre degree focuses on making our students complete performers: singers, actors, and dancers. Graduates go on to perform in regional theatre, on and off Broadway, and with regional and national touring companies.

An Evening of Richard Rodgers & Friends

2017 Millennium Stage Musical Revue


Little Women

2017 Spring Musical

Photos by Mariagustina Fabara Martinez 





Recent Productions









  • All In the Timing
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie


  • Sunday in the Park with George
  • Sweeney Todd


  • Our Town
  • Evita


  • Candide
  • Grand Hotel


  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Pirates of Penzance


Tim Rogan returns to DC in The Pajama Game

Musical Theatre Alum, Tim Rogan, (2011) makes his debut at Arena Stage this October as Sid Sorkin in The Pajama Game, directed by Shakespeare Theatre’s Alan Paul (CUA Man of La Mancha) and choreographed by Broadway Choreographer and Arena Stage favorite, Parker Esse (CUA Finian’s Rainbow). Read More.


Alumni Spot Light on Dancer/Choreographer Jesse Miller

Jesse Miller (Palmer), MT Class of 2008, is excited to be currently assisting Broadway Director / Choreographer Parker Esse(CUA Finian’s Rainbow) on an extensive revival of Stephen Schwartz and Charles Strouse's Rags at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT.  Read More.


CUA Alumni Win Helen Hayes Awards

Read about which of our almuni won a Helen Hayes Award for excellence in theatre in 2017. An interview with the winners about their training and experience at CUA follows. Read More.


Our 2017-2018 Season

Click here to find our more about our next season!