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A Holistic Approach to Theatre Training: Interview with Dr. Josh Turknett

   In this episode, Josh shares his expertise on using a holistic approach to theatre training that will help our triple threats maximize both their physical and cognitive performance. Josh is a neurologist and currently spends his time consulting with clients on these very topics. Musical theatre performers face the unique challenge of needing …


Rising Atlanta Star: Interview with Claudio Pestana

  In this episode, we are excited to speak with rising Atlanta talent, Claudio Pestana. We have seen him in several performances and he’s a real standout in a range of roles. We dig into his journey on his way to Broadway and get his advice for Broadway hopefuls. He’s got great advice for finding …


Plan Summer Intensives NOW: Interview with Ben Wolfe of Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (SSTI)

   In this episode, we get to share one of our very favorite summer theatre intensives for middle and high schoolers, the Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute (SSTI). We chat with Ben Wolfe, the founder and director of this incredible program. He tells us about the program he’s developed for Broadway hopefuls, as well as …


Finding Your Niche: Interview with Performer Jeremy Benton

   In this episode, we are delighted to chat with performer Jeremy Benton. Jeremy has made a career for himself on Broadway and beyond as a “song and dance man.” You’ll most often find him playing roles in classic musicals like Billy Lawler in “42nd Street,” Don Lockwood in “Singin’ in the Rain,” and …


Exciting Announcements and Musicality Now Interview

  This episode is a departure from our standard format. First, we start off with three big pieces of news. You’ll have to listen to find out what they are! But our links below may give you hints. After our news reveal, we are doing a rebroadcast of the “Musciality Now” podcast interview Josh did …


Bringing Up Broadway: Three Things Musical Theatre Did for My Child (and for the World) – BroadwayWorld.com

We are super excited to share Jenny’s first column on BroadwayWorld.com! We hope you’ll read it and share it widely!  You can read the article here.  We will continue to share her columns on this website and our social media pages, so follow along!   Join the Troupe! Sign up for our mailing list to …


Writing a Musical: Interview with Broadway Performer and Musical Writer Brad Bass

  What a treat to get to talk with Broadway Performer and Musical Writer Brad Bass! His incredible journey took him from a tobacco farm in Ringgold, VA to Broadway’s “Wicked,” “Memphis,” and “Jersey Boys.” Now Brad’s journey takes him to the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival where the show “The Collins Boy” that he co-wrote …


Jimmy Awards Finalist: Follow Up Interview with Jessi Kirtley

  Join us for a quick check in with Shuler Award winner and Jimmy FINALIST Jessi Kirtley of Roswell High School. As you may recall from our first episode with Jessi, she was on her way to New York to represent Georgia in the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (a.k.a. the Jimmy Awards!).  In …


Life on a National Tour: Interview with Adam J. Levy on tour with “Waitress”

  In this episode, we have the pleasure of chatting with Adam J.Levy, who is currently on the National Tour of “Waitress” as an understudy for Dr. Pomatter, Ogie, and Earl. He details his own Broadway journey and gives us a look at life on a national tour. Adam also shares some behind-the-scenes “Waitress” tidbits. …


Shuler Award Winners (Part 2): Interview with Harrison Lewis

  In this episode (Part 2 in a two-part series), we have the opportunity to interview recent Milton High School graduate Harrison Lewis. Harrison won a 2019 Shuler Award for his role as Lieutenant Frank Cioffi in Milton’s production of “Curtains” earlier this year. Harrison shares his own musical theater journey and breaks down his …