Posts in Broadway Life
#BroadwayLife Ep. 15 with Alton Fitzgerald White

This #BroadwayLife episode is with an actual Disney king. Alton Fitzgerald White originated the role of Mufasa in the first National Tour of Disney’s The Lion King and then took over the role in the Broadway company. He drew on his vast Broadway experience, as well as his deep-rooted dedication to service, for inspiration while writing his new book MY PRIDE - Mastering Life’s Daily Performance

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Where's The Line Between Personal and Private on Social Media?

Many actors I know limit themselves online by thinking of their career before their human-ness. It turns into a constant overshare of professional “wins” and monotonous information, and not enough personal connection. The key is to strike a balance in the content you're sharing between protecting your privacy, supporting others, and sharing your human-ness.

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How to Handle a First Rehearsal Meet & Greet

The first day of rehearsal is always the most exciting. You are at the beginning of a bonding experience. Everyone is meeting, perhaps for the first time, but certainly for the first time to work collectively on a new project. We feel nervous because we want everyone to like us, and we want the show to be good. But instead of letting our nerves get the best of us, let’s talk about how you can handle a meet and greet with your peers.

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Is Broadway Missing the #MeToo Movement?

A widespread shift is sweeping through the entertainment industry, and it’s impossible to ignore. The #MeToo movement has dominated the Facebook newsfeed, the national news, and the red carpet for the past six months. Women (and men too) are raising their voices in outrage over the decades of sexual harassment and systemic oppression within the industry that has long gone unpunished and ignored. Yet, while we’ve seen the jettison of powerful Hollywood figures who have abused their positions, the New York theatre community seems to support a much slower change within their system.

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