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Studio Series

Acting. Dance. Musical Theatre. Opera.

Announcing CCM's Eclectic and Electrifying Studio Series!

All-time favorites and daring new works receive equal billing during CCM's 2018-19 Studio Series. This year’s 11-part series of performing and media arts events features an eclectic mix of opera, musical theatre, dance and acting productions, all featuring CCM’s acclaimed “stars-of-tomorrow.”

Welcome to WHAT'S NEXT!

FALL 2018


Written by Sarah Ruhl
Susan Felder, director

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11
  • 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12
  • 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13

Cohen Family Studio Theater

48-HOUR FILM FESTIVAL - Acting/Digital Media Collaborative/E-Media

Richard E. Hess, producer

  • 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28
MainStreet Cinema, UC's Tangeman University Center

GODSPELL - Musical Theatre

Book by John Michael Tebelak
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Conceived and Originally Directed by John Michael Tebelak
Katie Johannigman, director and choreographer
Stephen Goers, musical director

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8
  • 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9
  • 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10

Cohen Family Studio Theater

EURYDICE - Opera Fusion: New Works Lab

A collaboration between CCM Opera and Cincinnati Opera in partnership with LA Opera and the Metropolitain Opera/Lincoln Center's New Works Program
Music by Matthew Aucoin
Libretto by Sarah Ruhl
Co-Artistic Directors Robin Guarino and Marcus Küchle

  • 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17
Wilks Studio, Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202


A collaboration between CCM Opera and Cincinnati Opera in partnership with Sante Fe Opera/San Francisco Opera's "Opera for All Voices" Program
Music by Laura Kaminsky
Libretto by Kimberly Reed
Co-Artistic Directors Robin Guarino and Marcus Küchle

  • 7:30 p.m. Thursday Dec. 6
Wilks Studio, Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202


DIE FLEDERMAUS - Opera (Undergraduate)

Music and libretto by Johann Strauss
Kenneth Shaw, director
Amy Johnson, co-producer
Brett Scott, music director and conductor
Matthew Worth, assistant director

  • 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8
  • 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10

Cohen Family Studio Theater


Music by William Bolcom
Libretto by Mark Campbell
Daniel Mallampalli, conductor
Audrey Chait, director

  • 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22
  • 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb 23
  • 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24

Cohen Family Studio Theater


Judith Mikita, director

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7
  • 8 p.m. Friday, March 8
  • 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9

Cohen Family Studio Theater


A Festival of Student-Created New Works
Richard E. Hess and Brant Russell, producers

  • 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 13
  • 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14
  • 7 p.m. Friday, March 15

Various locations throughout CCM Village

YEAST NATION - Musical Theatre

Book and lyrics by Greg Kotis
Music and lyrics by Mark Hollmann
Vince DeGeorge, director and choreographer
Henry Lewers, musical director

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4
  • 8 p.m. Friday, April 5
  • 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 6

Cohen Family Studio Theater


Written by MJ Kaufman
Brant Russell, directors

  • 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25
  • 8 p.m. Friday, April 26
  • 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27

Cohen Family Studio Theater

All Studio Series performances held in CCM's Cohen Family Studio Theater are free and open to the general public, but reservations are required.

Reservations can be made the Monday before each show by visiting the CCM Box Office in person or calling 513-556-4183. Limit two tickets per order.

For additional information on reserving tickets for CCM's Studio Series, visit

Some off-campus Studio Series productions require paid admission or reservations through a partner organization's box office. Please refer to individual production listings for more information.

Please contact our Box Office at 513-556-4183 or with any questions.



CCM recognizes and thanks the following corporations, foundations and individuals for their generous support:

Louise Dieterle Nippert Trust
Scholarship and Resident Artist Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

CCM/CSO Diversity Fellowship Sponsor and Opera Fusion: New Works Sponsor

The Corbett Endowment at CCM
Dance Department Supporter & All-Steinway School Sponsor

H. Wayne Ferguson Family Foundation
Community Partners

Mainstage Season Production Sponsor

Mr. & Mrs. Edward S. Rosenthal
Opera Department Sponsor

Elizabeth C. B. & Paul G. Sittenfeld
Musical Theatre Senior Showcase Sponsor

Dr. & Mrs. Carl Fischer
Musical Theatre Production Sponsor

Genevieve Smith
Opera Production Sponsor

The Joseph and Frances Jones Poetker Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation, Ritter & Randolph, LLC, Corporate Counsel
Visiting Artists Sponsor

Jan Rogers
Willard and Jean Mulford Charitable Fund of the Cambridge Charitable Foundation

Choral Studies Sponsors

Ms. Margaret L. Straub & Mr. Neil R. Artman
Studio Drama Series Sponsors

The Estate of Mr. William A. Friedlander
Mrs. William A. Friedlander
Dr. Randolph L. Wadsworth
Mr. & Mrs. Frank Bloom
Mr. & Mrs. J. David Rosenberg
Mr. & Mrs. Harry H. Santen
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Stegman
Elizabeth C. B. and Paul G. Sittenfeld
Dr. & Mrs. Theodore W. Striker
Mrs. Harry M. Hoffheimer
Ariel Quartet Sponsors

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Hirschhorn
Orchestral Sponsor

J. Brett Offenberger & Douglas E. Duckett
Cincinnati Dreams Come True, Inc.
Musical Theatre Birthday Cabaret Sponsor

Graeter's Ice Cream
Musical Theatre Performance Sponsors

Trish & Rick Bryan
The Otto M. Budig Family Foundation
The CCM Harmony Fund: Challenging Hate and Prejudice through Performing Arts
The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation
Jeff Thomas Catering
Dianne & David Rosenberg

Event Sponsors

The Sarah Marvin Foundation for the Performing Arts
Classical Guitar Sponsor

Rafael & Kimberly Daniel de Acha Foundation
Opera d'arte Sponsor


A preeminent institution for the performing and media arts, CCM is the largest single source of performing arts presentations in the state of Ohio.

All event dates and programs are subject to change. For a complete calendar of events, please visit us online at