New York or Bust: Interview with Performer Emily Whitley

 

In this episode, we were so excited to chat with Emily Whitley, who made the move to New York to pursue her Broadway dreams! Before her move, you may have seen her in local productions like “Head over Heels” at Actor’s Express.

You’ll get to hear all the nitty-gritty details about finding a place to live, earning income while still saving time to audition and train, as well as embarking on the search for an agent.

Emily’s determination, persistence, and resiliency during this process is something we know will inspire other Broadway hopefuls. We are grateful to Emily, who has agreed to keep up posted on her New York happenings so we can follow her journey. We know great things are in store!

Connect with Emily: 

Find Emily on Instagram:  @emily__whitley

And check out her website here.

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Atlanta Turned New York Performer: Interview with Danny Crowe

 

In this episode, we have the pleasure of talking with performer Danny Crowe. Danny has appeared in many local and regional productions. He shares his own journey, as well as some really fantastic advice for Broadway hopefuls.

In addition to being a performer, Danny serves as an audition coach and shares with us some of the same wisdom he shares with his students. He recommends students begin building their rep books as soon as possible and gives some insight into what that should include.

Danny is also in the exciting place of having just moved to New York City to give it a shot. He has graciously agreed to allow us to follow his progress and experiences in this process. Break a leg, Danny! We can’t wait to hear about all of your successes!

Connect with Danny for Audition Coaching: 

Email Danny: dannycrowe427@gmail or find him on Instagram @danny_crowe_actor

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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 auditions and for developing the mindset of a successful performer. You can see him perform as Merlin in the Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s upcoming production of “Camelot” running February 7-23. Find Claudio on Instagram @Claudio_Pestana .

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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 Phil Davis in “White Christmas.”

Jeremy talks about his own career path, finding his niche as a performer, and offers great advice for Broadway hopefuls.

Many thanks to Jeremy for also sharing the wonderful selection of photos below. Scroll down to see!

Find Jeremy online:

Find Jeremy on Facebook at Tap Therapy with Jeremy or on Instagram @jeremywbenton.

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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 with Cari Joy will be one of four featured performances!

Enjoy this episode where we explore these unique career paths have taken Brad and learn about the process of launching a new musical! It’s an eye-opening glimpse into the process.

We hope you’ll also join us at the Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival on August 12 to see “The Collins Boy!” It’s being performed at Theatrical Outfit on Luckie Street in Atlanta. You may also wish to get a package of four tickets to see all the featured selections. Get tickets and more information here: https://www.theamtf.com/2019-official-selections

Follow The Collins Boy Musical Facebook Page:

Follow along with the progress of this new musical on The Collins Boy Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/thecollinsboymusical/

Find Brad at Orbit Arts Academy:

You can learn more about Orbit Arts Academy here: http://orbitartsacademy.com/ 

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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. Your Broadway hopeful will also benefit from some great advice he shares!


Find Adam on Instagram: @AdamJLevy

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so that you never miss an episode: http://www.atlantatobroadway.com/ .

 

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