Darren Criss was a huge music and theater buff in high school and college. He went ot college at the University of Michigan and obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts. During his time there, he majored in theater performance and minored in musicology and Italian.
Darren Criss graduated from high school (Saint Ignatius College Preparatory) in 2005. He was in various bands and productions. Also, he took up violin, guitar, piano, mandolin, harmonica, and drums. It's safe to say that music and acting were his passion.