Circle in the Square, the only school in a Broadway Theatre, is known for the excellence of its acting and musical theatre programs. Former Circle students include Idina Menzel, Kevin Bacon, Viola Davis, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Lady Gaga. Alums have appeared in countless Broadway shows such as Book of Mormon, Rent, TINA: The Tina Turner Musical, Girl from the North Country, and on television in Glee, Hawaii 5-0, Better Call Saul and The Blacklist. Taught by a faculty of professional NY directors, writers, composers, choreographers and actors, students enjoy a wide array of classes that allow them to graduate with a toolbox of skills needed to be triple threats and true theatre artists. In addition to its renowned 2-year Conservatory, Circle offers a popular summer session and 2+2 BFA’s in Theatre and Musical Theatre in partnership with Eckerd College on Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida.