Student bowing after a piano performance in Ganz Hall

Chicago College of Performing Arts

Comprising the Music Conservatory and the Theatre Conservatory, CCPA trains world-class musicians and theatre professionals in the heart of one of the country's most creatively accomplished cities.

CCPA Experience Days

Roosevelt woodwind players in orchestra

Experience all that CCPA has to offer you on campus during specialized events.

Spend summer in the city!

students performing on stage

CCPA summer institutes and camps are designed for high school and college-aged students. Study with our world-class faculty in private lessons, seminars, and masterclasses while living on campus and exploring all downtown Chicago has to offer in the summertime!

Apply to CCPA

CCPA music student singing on stage in a black-and-white checked dress

Learn more about applying and auditioning to CCPA's Music and Theatre Conservatories.

Performing Arts Scholarships & Assistantships

Brass students performing - Quintet

Schedule a CCPA Tour

Student in green RU shirt

Join us for a tour of Roosevelt's campus, dormitories, and performing arts facilities, followed by a Q&A session with a Performing Arts Admission Counselor.

Center for Arts Leadership

CCPA student participating in Sharing Notes program with child playing drum

The Center for Arts Leadership creates opportunities for students to apply their curricular knowledge beyond the classroom and grow as young professionals.