Student production of "Hair"

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.

Music Conservatory

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The Music Conservatory faculty includes more than 25 members of the Chicago Symphony and Lyric Opera Orchestras, Metropolitan and Lyric Opera stars, Grammy award-winning jazz artists, and other internationally-recognized professionals. Our teacher-artists provide their students with one-on-one instruction, technical expertise, and an inspiring love of music.

Theatre Conservatory

Theater students production

The Theatre Conservatory of the Chicago College of Performing Arts consists of nearly 200 students, divided between our Acting and Musical Theatre programs. Students are guaranteed onstage performance credit every semester that they are at CCPA - more time onstage means more training for your future career in the theatre.

Schedule a CCPA Tour

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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.

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!

Upcoming Performances

Wed, Feb 6, 2019
Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60604
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Thu, Feb 7, 2019
Grace Episcopal Church, 637 South Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60605
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Thu, Feb 7, 2019
Miller Studio Theatre, 430 S Michigan, 9th floor, Chicago, IL 60605
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM