Associate Professor of Musical Theatre
Michael Rafter (he/him), Associate Professor of Musical Theatre, has served as music director/arranger for Sutton Foster for The New York Pops, Live From Lincoln Center, and over 100 concerts worldwide. He has been the music director/conductor and/or supervisor for the Broadway productions of: Funny Girl, Violet, Everyday Rapture, Sweet Charity, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Swing!, The Sound of Music, The King and I, The Most Happy Fella,
. He was the associate supervisor for Jersey Boys
. Film and TV credits include: CODA, Annette, Marriage Story, Music and Lyrics, Did You Hear About the Morgans?
, and Gypsy
starring Bette Midler (Emmy for Music Direction). Michael is currently working on a new Gershwin musical, Funny Face
. He is the proud father of Siena Rafter.