Wanna be on Broadway? University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music a good start

Posted at 10:32 AM, Sep 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-14 10:32:33-04

CINCINNATI -- If you can make it here, there's a good chance you can make it there.

In this case, "here" is the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

And there: Broadway.

Playbill found CCM has the second-most graduates working in Broadway shows, placing only behind New York University and a spot ahead of Julliard.

This list is part of's Back to School week and includes shows currently open and those that have announced casting for the 2016-2017 season.

CCM alums making a living on Broadway include:

  • Scott Willis ("An American in Paris")
  • Christy Altomare ("Anastasia")
  • Daniel Torres ("Beautiful")
  • Melvin Tunstall ("Beautiful")
  • Kimber Sprawl ("Beautiful")
  • Nikki Renée Daniels ("The Book of Mormon")
  • Christine Cornish Smith ("Cats")
  • Aaron J. Albano ("Cats")
  • Jessica Hendy ("Cats")
  • Jason Patrick Sands ("Chicago")
  • Betsy Wolfe ("Falsettos")
  • Andrew Chappelle ("Hamilton")
  • Alysha Deslorieux ("Hamilton")
  • Megan Lawrence ("Holiday Inn")
  • Mia Gentile ("Kinky Boots")
  • Adam Monley ("Les Misérables")
  • Will Ray ("Les Misérables")
  • Joseph Medeiros ("Matilda")
  • Sean Montgomery ("Matilda")
  • Geoff Packard ("Matilda")
  • Blakely Slaybaugh ("Paramour")
  • Leslie Kritzer ("Something Rotten!")
  • Max Clayton ("Something Rotten!")
  • Eric Sciotto ("Something Rotten!")
  • Alex DeLeo ("Wicked")
  • Betsy Werbel ("Wicked")