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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Professional Performing Arts School and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Professional Performing Arts School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Professional Performing Arts School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Professional Performing Arts School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Professional Performing Arts School are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Professional Performing Arts School.

List features Britney Spears, Alicia Keys and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Professional Performing Arts School?” and “Which celebrities are Professional Performing Arts School alumni?”
Britney Spears is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Professional Performing Arts School Alumni
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Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997. Spears's first and second studio albums, ...Baby One More Time and Oops!... I Did It Again, became international successes, with the former becoming the best-selling album by a teenage solo artist. Title tracks "...Baby One More Time" and "Oops!... I Did It Again" broke international sales records. In 2001, Spears released her self-titled third studio album, Britney, and played the starring role in the film Crossroads. She assumed creative control of her ...more

Age: 36

Birthplace: McComb, Mississippi, United States of America

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Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professional Performing Arts School Alumni
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Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records. Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial success, selling over 12 million copies worldwide. She became the best-selling new artist and best-selling R&B artist of 2001. The album earned Keys five Grammy Awards in 2002, including Best New Artist and Song of the Year for "Fallin'" becoming the second American recording artist to win five Grammys in one night. Her second studio album, The Diary of Alicia Keys, was released in 2003 and was ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Claire Danes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professional Performing Arts School Alumni
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Claire Catherine Danes is an American actress, who first came to prominence with her role as Angela Chase in the 1994 series My So-Called Life. The role won her the first of four Golden Globe Awards. She made her film debut the same year in Little Women. Her other films include Romeo + Juliet, The Rainmaker, Les Misérables, Brokedown Palace, Igby Goes Down, The Hours, Shopgirl and Stardust. From 1998–2000, Danes attended Yale University, before dropping out to return to acting. She appeared in an Off-Broadway production of The Vagina Monologues in 2000, and made her Broadway debut playing Eliza Doolittle in the 2007 revival of Pygmalion. In 2010, she starred in the title role of the HBO ...more

Age: 38

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Taylor Momsen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Professional Performing Arts School Alumni
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Taylor Michel Momsen is an American actress and musician. She is known for portraying the character of Jenny Humphrey on the CW television series Gossip Girl and Cindy Lou Who in Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. She fronts the rock band The Pretty Reckless. ...more

Age: 24

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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