Schools of the Stars: Where the M. Butterfly Cast and Creators Went to College

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Where the full cast and creative team of the Broadway play M. Butterfly pursued their college studies.
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M. Butterfly at the Cort Theatre Marc J. Franklin

What does it take to write, create or star in a Broadway play? Hard work, talent, luck—all backed up by a good education. You have to supply the first three yourself, but PlaybillEDU™ can help you find the fourth.

Here is a rundown on where the cast and production team of the Broadway play M. Butterfly pursued their college studies. Visit PlaybillEDU.com to learn how you can follow in their footsteps. Individual school listings on the site are linked below.

Cast List:
Clive Owen (Rene Gallimard): Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts
Jin Ha (Song Liling): Columbia University & New York University
Murray Bartlett (Pinkerton, Marc): National Institute of Dramatic Art
Michael Countryman (Sharpless, Toulon, Judge): American Academy of Dramatic Arts & Trinity College
Enid Graham (Agnes): The Juilliard School
Clea Aslip (Pinup Girl, Renee): Stanford University & New York University
Celeste Den (Comrade Chin): University of Florida & California Institute of the Arts
Jess Fry (Kurogo): Stanford University
Jason Ignacio (Kurogo): Ballet Philippines, The Ailey School & Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance
Scott Weber (Kurogo): University of California, Irvine
Emmanuel Brown (Swing): University of Florida
Erica Wong (Swing): University of Hawaii at Manoa & Hawaii State Ballet
Jake Manabat (Understudy): A.R.T. Institute at Harvard University
John Leonard Thompson (Understudy): Trinity College
Erica Sweany (Understudy): University of Northern Colorado

Production Credits:
David Henry Hwang (Playwright): Stanford University & Yale University
Julie Taymor (Director, Dramaturg): Oberlin College and Conservatory
Ma Cong (Choreographer): Beijing Dance Academy & National Ballet of China
Paul Steinberg (Scenic Design): Pratt Institute & Central School of Art
Will Pickens (Sound Design): Western Carolina University
Constance Hoffman (Costume Design): New York University
Donald Holder (Lighting Design): University of Maine & Yale University
Elliot Goldenthal (Original Music and Soundscapes Composer): Manhattan School of Music
Robert Bennett (Production Stage Manager): Central Michigan University & University of Michigan
Jereme Kyle Lewis (Assistant Stage Manager): University of Alabama at Birmingham

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