ReCAP: June 2012

Join us as we kick-off the celebration of
CAP21's 20th Anniversary with Concerts for CAP21.

This series of benefit concerts is designed to support CAP21's Theatre Company, Conservatory, and various programming. 


Featured concerts include performances by:

Colleen Zenk
: 3-time Emmy nominee for portrayal of fashionista-diva-evil-bitch-mother-from-hell Barbara Ryan AS THE WORLD TURNS; Broadway: BRING BACK BIRDIE; Film: ANNIE, WOMAN ON THE LEDGE, YOU'D BETTER WATCH OUT.

Karen Mason: Broadway: Norma Desmond in SUNSET BOULEVARD, Tanya in MAMMA MIA! (Drama Desk nomination), HAIRSPRAY: JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, CARNIVAL (Drama Desk nomination), AND THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND (Outer Critics Circle Award).

Meghan Duffy
: GREASE (Original Broadway as Frenchie), SWEENDY TODD (Off-Broadway), MAME (National Tour with Juliet Prowse), THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (National Tour).





Did you catch CAP21 Alum Amy Frankel on the Today Show? Check out the youtube video that made a sensation....




Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Gershwin Awards:

Best Lead Actor: Josh Schwartz
Best Lead Actress:Kyra Leeds

Up-and-Comer Award: Javan Zapata

(Back row left to right) Gershwin Award Judges: David Chase, Eliza Ventura, Cesar Rocha. (Front row left to right) Gershwin Award winners: Javan Zapata, Kyra Leeds, Josh Schwartz.

Josh Schwartz and Kyra Leeds will go on to the Jimmy Awards, a national competition where they'll receive six days of coaching from Broadway professionals at the Minskoff Theatre, home to Broadway's "The Lion King."

All the winners also receive a full scholarship to CAP 21's Summer Pre-College Musical Theater Training Program and Musical College Auditions Prep Program, as well as $1,000 to be used towards their education.

To check out the NY1 Story click here.

For more information about The Gershwin Awards click here.


Special Alumni Rental Rates:

The 5th floor is up and running!

And we now have 9 additional, state of the art studio spaces available for rent, with special rates for alumni, AEA, SAG, & AFTRA Members.

For more information contact, Matt Groff at 212.807-0202 ext. 11 or email

ALUMS ON FILM/TV:  Bradford Anderson (General Hospital), Kristen Bell (Gossip Girl, Heroes, House of Lies), Justine Cotsonas (As the World Turns), Melissa Fumero (Gossip Girl), Ann Hu (Still Standing), Jaime Lee Kirchner (Mercy), Liza Lapira (Crazy, Stupid Love, Dexter), Karla Mosley (Guiding Light), Ryan Murray (Guiding Light), Matthew Morrison (Glee), Ali Stroker (The Glee Project/Sesame Street), Jason Tam (One Life To Live).

ALUMS ON BROADWAY: Cara Cooper (Jersey Boys), Holly Davis (Sister Act),  Jared Gertner (Book of Morman), Geoffrey Goldberg (Mary Poppins), Liana Hunt (Mamma Mia), Adam Jacobs (The Lion King), Nikki M. James (Book of Mormon), Stephen Lucas (The Book of Mormon), Tony Mansker (Mary Poppins), Cristin Milioti (Once), Dennis Moench (Mary Poppins), Jacob Pinion (Mamma Mia), Chuck Rea (Mary Poppins), Christopher Shin (Mary Poppins), Nick Spangler (The Book of Mormon).

ALUMS ON TOUR:   Hannah Chin (Mary Poppins), Emily Cramer (SHREK), Elizabeth Early (Mary Poppins), Brandon Espinosa (Bring It On),  Eric Giancola (Mary Poppins), Chasten Harmon (Les Misérables),  Jared Joseph (Dreamgirls), Lisa Kassay (Mary Poppins), Nicole Laurenzi (Mamma Mia), Marissa Lupp (Wicked), Alli Mauzey (Wicked), Kevin Metzger (Young Frankenstein), Matthew Myers (Jesus Christ Superstar), Dan Pacheco (Wicked), Josh Pins (West Side Story), David Nathan Perlow (Wicked), Ryann Redmond (Bring It On).

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