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 Open House (April 16)!

Roosevelt woodwind players in orchestra

Build your own day on campus, get to know our incredible faculty and current students, and choose the classes and/or rehearsals you wish to attend. Join us in the evening for Vivid 2019, featuring Jazz & Contemporary Music Ensembles in the Auditorium Theatre!

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.

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.

Performing Arts Scholarships & Assistantships

Brass students performing - Quintet

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.