Amy Rogers (Director of the BFA Musical Theater Program at Pace University) created and developed the BFA Musical Theatre degree program. The Musical Theater program at Pace University began in 2002 and started with six majors; over the span of seven years, Rogers along with her professional faculty, has created a world-class BFA Musical Theater program with 100 majors.
Roger’s professional/academic directing credits include: The original workshops of Factory Girls (Mahoney, Irons, Coleman), Quanah (Larry Gatlin/Tony Dodge), Darling (Ryan Scott Oliver/B.T Rybeck, College: The Musical (Fornarola, Elmgreen), the R&B Musical Warm, But I’m a Cheerleader (conceptual director), Hoods and Hoofers (Rob Lindsay Nassif) and LUCK!(Brad Ross and Mark Waldrop). Full productions include; Elegies, Ragtime, Carousel, Wild Party (Lippa), The Most Happy Fella, Flora The Red Menace, Little Women, My Name is Alice, Urinetown, Violet, Pippin, Into The Woods, Funny Girl, and A Grand Night for Singing. Rogers has taught master classes at numerous universities and summer programs and is an audition and repertoire coach in New York City. Rogers has assisted critically-acclaimed director Lonny Price on the Pre-Broadway workshop of 110 in The Shade starring Audra McDonald, the Emmy Award-winning Passion for Live at Lincoln Center on PBS (Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald, Michael Cerveris); Candide with the New York Philharmonic (Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth); Anyone Can Whistle at the Ravinia Festival, and both Kismet (Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marin Mazzie) and Can-Can with Encores! at City Center.