Artistic Staff


Raymond SageRaymond Sage (Artistic Director) – Raymond earned his bachelor’s degree in Vocal Performance from Baylor University, a master’s degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, and pursued doctoral and post-graduate work at CCM as well. Before joining the musical theatre voice faculty at Penn State, Sage was on the voice and musical theatre faculties of Trinity College in Hartford, CT, The American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts prestigious musical theatre conservatory, CAP 21. Raymond is currently Assistant Professor of Voice for Musical Theatre at Penn State University and the Artistic Director of the Penn State New Musical Theatre Festival. His students have been seen in many Broadway productions, including FolliesTitanicBeauty and the BeastSteel Pier,High SocietyCatsThe Scarlet Pimpernel, and many more.

As a performer, Raymond has appeared in the Broadway and National tours of CamelotBeauty and the Beast, and Titanic, and in regional theatres across the country, including The Papermill Playhouse, Sacramento Theatre Company, and Dallas Summer Musicals. Raymond has also appeared on television on “Late Night With David Letterman”, “The Howie Mandel Show”, and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” televised event. Sage is also a founding member of “Monday Off”, a quartet specializing in vocal jazz with a Broadway flair. “Monday Off” often appears at Carnegie Hall with Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops and many other concert halls and jazz clubs across the country.