Follow in the footsteps of the nation’s finest performers.
“Perry-Mansfield played a huge role in where I am as an artist, a dancer and a creator,”
-Mandy Moore, Perry-mansfield Alumna,
Emmy Award Winner, So You Think You Can Dance, La La Land
Leora Dana and Julie Harris
Leora Dana and Julie Harris, two future Tony Award winners perform – as students – in “Letters To Lucerne” at Perry-Mansfield.
“My experience at Perry-Mansfield was awesome! Besides the independence, great instruction, and friendships made, it was an important stepping stone to a wonderful career.”
7th Heaven, the Illusionist, New Year’s Eve
Joan Van Ark
Joan Van Ark, best known for her role on “Dallas”, attended Perry-Mansfield as a young aspiring actor in the late 1950s. She learned of Perry-Mansfield after interviewing Julie Harris as a student reporter.
CONGRATULATIONS to Perry-Mansfield Alumnus Corey Hawkins who was featured in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical feature film In The Heights.
Rue McClanahan – a beloved Golden Girl – in her early training at Perry-Mansfield as a dancer.
“I’ve been very fortunate to be a lot of places around the world in my career, and danced and choreographed, and this is by far the number one space for me.”
-Stacey Tookey, Choreographer, So You Think You Can Dance
Dustin Hoffman was a young Perry-Mansfield student in the 1950s. The Academy Award-winning actor takes a dance class from Helen Tamiris, who choreographed her most famous piece, “Walt Whitman Suite,” after her summer at P-M.