Theatre Arts

Areas of Study

Program Features

  • Professional Resident Faculty
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival Participation
  • Yearly New York City Showcase, "WCSU Off-Broadway"
  • Children's Theatre and Community Outreach Programs
  • Workshops with N.Y. Stage, TV and Film Professionals
  • Internships possible with New York City and Connecticut Regional and Professional theatres.

New Visual and Performing Arts Center

This stunning new facility is home to a 350-seat theater, a 125-seat studio theatre, a 350-seat concert hall, an art gallery, a recording studio and state-of-the-art rehearsal, classroom and studio art facilities.

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Theatre Arts Faculty

Abra Stanley Leonard

[Theatre Arts Management]

Abra Stanley Leonard has 12+ years of experience as a performing arts manager for Broadway and touring productions.  She has worked on prominent shows with first-class general managers and producers: Alan Wasser Associates / Cameron Mackintosh - LES MISERABLES (2006 Broadway Revival and Third National Touring Company); THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Broadway); MISS SAIGON (Second National Touring Company and Broadway); Abhann Productions Ltd. / Moya Doherty - RIVERDANCE (Lagan Company National Tour); 101 Productions Ltd. / Joe Corcoran - TONY N TINA’S WEDDING (National Tour). 

Prior to her focus on general and company management, Ms. Leonard was the Associate Director of Operations for SFX/PACE THEATRICAL GROUP (currently Broadway Across America) where she managed the daily operations of 21 Broadway Series Markets across North America and Canada. 

Ms. Leonard is passionate about education and furthering students understanding of Performing Arts Management. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College.  Her undergraduate degree is in Theatre Performance from Central Washington University. She is a proud board certified member of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM).

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