Theatre and Musical Theatre at RSC

Lea Salonga
Tony-award winner Lea Salonga visited with theatre and musical theatre students during a recent concert at the Troy Music Hall. The Broadway star and "Disney Legend" discussed her international performing career and upcoming theatre projects.

Chair's Welcome

Welcome to the Theatre and Musical Theatre programs at Russell Sage College.  Please take some time to check out our links, photo galleries and student newsI hope what you see piques your interest in beginning a theatrical career with us.

  • We combine practical artistic experience with a solid liberal arts foundation so that when you act, sing and dance you will have the knowledge of other disciplines to deepen your personal expression.
  • Students at Sage are constantly active as performers, technicians, teachers and administrators.  Our programs provide a spectrum of learning opportunities that will help you develop into a theatre professional with career options.
  • All students are required to do an intensive internship and have worked alongside amazing local, regional and international companies.
  • Our faculty are dedicated teachers and talented artists in their own right.  Their experience and dedication has inspired the work of many Sage students and working professionals.
  • We are a small and friendly community located in historic Troy, New York, but only a few hours away from the artistic attractions of Boston, the Berkshires, Montreal, the Big Apple.
  • Theatre Institute at Sage productions provide unique performance opportunities for students seeking a serious, pre-professional program.

Come play with us!  Your application is just a click away.  We look forward to meeting you, hosting you at a Theatre Institute production or our annual Theatre Honors event, and seeing your audition.


David Baecker
Associate Professor of Theatre and Chair