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Thursday Aug 19, 2021

This is a very special re-air from 2018. Luis Salgado (IG:@salgadoprods)(TW:@LSalgadoART)(luissalgado.com) is a choreographer in the broadway community. Him and I discuss many of his previous projects that have brought him to where he is today. I love how truthful Luis is. His "full on" commitment to every project he works on is absolutely incredible including our conversation on this podcast. His works stretch world wide and continue to connect those to their feelings what they mean. I love this chat. Hope you do too!

Monday Aug 16, 2021

This is a very special re-air from 2018. Luis Salgado (IG:@salgadoprods)(TW:@LSalgadoART)(luissalgado.com) is a choreographer in the broadway community. Him and I discuss many of his previous projects that have brought him to where he is today. I love how truthful Luis is. His "full on" commitment to every project he works on is absolutely incredible including our conversation on this podcast. His works stretch world wide and continue to connect those to their feelings what they mean. I love this chat. Hope you do too!

Thursday Jul 08, 2021

*This episode is a re-air of a conversation that originally took place in 2018.* Brenda Braxton-(IG:@bbraxtonact2)(TW:@bbraxtonact2)(brendabraxton.com) talks about her career and life path. We discuss what brought her to creating an upscale barber shop while performing on broadway to writing her book (The Little Black Book of Backstage Etiquette) which is a great quick read everyone should check out. We cover dealing with rejection, living life, staying the course, and she breaks down the meaning of Diva among so much more! Brenda brings up some wonderfully insightful thoughts on life. Enjoy.

Monday Jul 05, 2021

*This episode is a re-air of a conversation that originally took place in 2018.* Brenda Braxton-(IG:@bbraxtonact2)(TW:@bbraxtonact2)(brendabraxton.com) talks about her career and life path. We discuss what brought her to creating an upscale barber shop while performing on broadway to writing her book (The Little Black Book of Backstage Etiquette) which is a great quick read everyone should check out. We cover dealing with rejection, living life, staying the course, and she breaks down the meaning of Diva among so much more! Brenda brings up some wonderfully insightful thoughts on life. Enjoy.

Thursday Jun 17, 2021

*This episode is a re-air of a conversation that originally took place in 2018.* Gabriela (gabriela-garcia.com)(IG:@dancinvida)(TW:@dancinvida) is a native of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from Saint Mary’s College of California.  Most recent theater credits include the role of Best Friend/Maid in Rodrigo Nogueira's play REAL and Half Time directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.  She is a former cast member and dance captain for CHICAGO - The Musical on Broadway and National Tours.  During her time at CHICAGO she worked with celebrities such as George Hamilton, Marilu Henner, Huey Lewis, Taye Diggs, Usher, Melanie Griffith, Patrick Swayze, Brooke Shields and more. Other musical theater credits include Roman Holiday (Guthrie), West Side Story, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Carousel and the Vienna and Mexico City companies of CHICAGO where she played the role of “Velma Kelly” in their native language and was Dance Associate for the Düsseldorf Company. As a choreographer, she served as Movement Associate for the production of Sweeney Todd at the Barrow Street Theater; Associate Choreographer for Public Works' musical production of Twelfth Night at the Delacorte theater; choreographer of Sweet Charity in Lima, Perú under Preludio Asociación Cultural where she also served as choreography adviser to Preludio's Production of CHICAGO in 2012. She has created works for the Joffrey Ballet School's NYC Jazz and Contemporary summer intensive performances, BC/EFA benefits, and R.Evolución Latina's Choreographer Festival. Within the concert dance world she acted as Co-coordinator and faculty for the Joffrey Ballet School's "Joffrey Ensemble" and Jazz and Contemporary Program in New York City. Her dance training began under the RAD syllabus, followed by study at the San Francisco Ballet School and Pacific Northwest Ballet School.  During her time at Pacific Northwest Ballet performed in ballets such as Serenade, Swan Lake, Midsummer's Night dream, Nutcracker, Coppelia, Symphony in C and others. As a soloist she danced with Tanzforum der Oper Koeln in Germany (where she originated several roles), Ballet del Instituto Cabañas, and Balletteatro Contemponáneo in Guadalajara, Mexico. She has taught Classical Ballet, Jazz and Musical Theater at schools in Germany, Austria, Mexico, Peru, Sweden, China, DR, and in New York at STEPS, Ellison Ballet, BDC, Joffrey Ballet School, Molloy College/CAP21, Ithaca College and Pace University.  TV credits include "Succession" and "Jessica Jones".  Film credits:  In The Heights (Summer 2020), Whatever Lola Wants (Tribeca film festival) and Enchanted.  As a voiceover actor, her voice can be heard in numerous TV commercials and radio spots for the US national Hispanic market as well as Spanish language audio books.  Gabriela is Co-Founder and Director of R.Evolución Latina (RL), a nonprofit organization making a difference through the arts.  Through her nonprofit work Gabriela has brought the RL mission to underprivileged students in New York by teaching workshops at community centers and offering master classes to the local dance communities.  She is a passionate teacher, inspiring, mentoring and instilling her values and work ethic to her students.  She is a recipient of El Diario’s 2010 Mujeres Destacadas award. 

Monday Jun 14, 2021

*This episode is a re-air of a conversation that originally took place in 2018.* Gabriela (gabriela-garcia.com)(IG:@dancinvida)(TW:@dancinvida) is a native of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. She holds a BA in Performing Arts from Saint Mary’s College of California.  Most recent theater credits include the role of Best Friend/Maid in Rodrigo Nogueira's play REAL and Half Time directed and choreographed by Jerry Mitchell.  She is a former cast member and dance captain for CHICAGO - The Musical on Broadway and National Tours.  During her time at CHICAGO she worked with celebrities such as George Hamilton, Marilu Henner, Huey Lewis, Taye Diggs, Usher, Melanie Griffith, Patrick Swayze, Brooke Shields and more. Other musical theater credits include Roman Holiday (Guthrie), West Side Story, Joseph…Dreamcoat, Carousel and the Vienna and Mexico City companies of CHICAGO where she played the role of “Velma Kelly” in their native language and was Dance Associate for the Düsseldorf Company. As a choreographer, she served as Movement Associate for the production of Sweeney Todd at the Barrow Street Theater; Associate Choreographer for Public Works' musical production of Twelfth Night at the Delacorte theater; choreographer of Sweet Charity in Lima, Perú under Preludio Asociación Cultural where she also served as choreography adviser to Preludio's Production of CHICAGO in 2012. She has created works for the Joffrey Ballet School's NYC Jazz and Contemporary summer intensive performances, BC/EFA benefits, and R.Evolución Latina's Choreographer Festival. Within the concert dance world she acted as Co-coordinator and faculty for the Joffrey Ballet School's "Joffrey Ensemble" and Jazz and Contemporary Program in New York City. Her dance training began under the RAD syllabus, followed by study at the San Francisco Ballet School and Pacific Northwest Ballet School.  During her time at Pacific Northwest Ballet performed in ballets such as Serenade, Swan Lake, Midsummer's Night dream, Nutcracker, Coppelia, Symphony in C and others. As a soloist she danced with Tanzforum der Oper Koeln in Germany (where she originated several roles), Ballet del Instituto Cabañas, and Balletteatro Contemponáneo in Guadalajara, Mexico. She has taught Classical Ballet, Jazz and Musical Theater at schools in Germany, Austria, Mexico, Peru, Sweden, China, DR, and in New York at STEPS, Ellison Ballet, BDC, Joffrey Ballet School, Molloy College/CAP21, Ithaca College and Pace University.  TV credits include "Succession" and "Jessica Jones".  Film credits:  In The Heights (Summer 2020), Whatever Lola Wants (Tribeca film festival) and Enchanted.  As a voiceover actor, her voice can be heard in numerous TV commercials and radio spots for the US national Hispanic market as well as Spanish language audio books.  Gabriela is Co-Founder and Director of R.Evolución Latina (RL), a nonprofit organization making a difference through the arts.  Through her nonprofit work Gabriela has brought the RL mission to underprivileged students in New York by teaching workshops at community centers and offering master classes to the local dance communities.  She is a passionate teacher, inspiring, mentoring and instilling her values and work ethic to her students.  She is a recipient of El Diario’s 2010 Mujeres Destacadas award.  

Thursday May 20, 2021

Tony Yazbeck (tonyyazbeckonline.com)(IG:@tonyyazbeckofficial)(TW:@tonyyazbeck) is an American actor, singer, and dancer, best known for his work on the Broadway stage including the 2014 revival of On the Town for which he received 2015 Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for lead actor in a musical. He will be appearing in "Flying Over Sunset" this fall as Cary Grant (flying-over-sunset.com). Yazbeck is also known for his principal roles on Broadway including J.M. Barrie in the Broadway production of Finding Neverland, Tulsa in Gypsy starring Patti LuPone, Billy Flynn in Chicago, Phil Davis in White Christmas, Al Deluca in A Chorus Line and the original casts of Broadway’s Never Gonna Dance and Oklahoma (2002 revival). Yazbeck made his Broadway debut at the age of eleven playing a newsboy in the revival of Gypsy starring Tyne Daly. On television he was featured on NBC’s Smash, and he appeared in the feature documentary Every Little Step about the casting process for the 2006 revival of A Chorus Line on Broadway. Yazbeck is on the board of the YOUNG/ARTS program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.

Monday May 17, 2021

Tony Yazbeck (tonyyazbeckonline.com)(IG:@tonyyazbeckofficial)(TW:@tonyyazbeck) is an American actor, singer, and dancer, best known for his work on the Broadway stage including the 2014 revival of On the Town for which he received 2015 Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations for lead actor in a musical. He will be appearing in "Flying Over Sunset" this fall as Cary Grant (flying-over-sunset.com). Yazbeck is also known for his principal roles on Broadway including J.M. Barrie in the Broadway production of Finding Neverland, Tulsa in Gypsy starring Patti LuPone, Billy Flynn in Chicago, Phil Davis in White Christmas, Al Deluca in A Chorus Line and the original casts of Broadway’s Never Gonna Dance and Oklahoma (2002 revival). Yazbeck made his Broadway debut at the age of eleven playing a newsboy in the revival of Gypsy starring Tyne Daly. On television he was featured on NBC’s Smash, and he appeared in the feature documentary Every Little Step about the casting process for the 2006 revival of A Chorus Line on Broadway. Yazbeck is on the board of the YOUNG/ARTS program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.

Thursday May 06, 2021

CorBen Williams(corbenwilliams.com)(IG:@corben_w)(IG:@htbisb) is an actor based professionally out of New York City. Born and reared in North Pole, Alaska he attended New York Film Academy professional conservatory program, where he majored in Musical Theatre and Acting for Film. With additional schooling and training from UNCSA school of Dance (High School), NYCDA, Edge Performing Art Center, Millenium Dance Complex, Broadway Dance Center, and Steps on Broadway. He most recently made his debut at Goodspeed Musical in their production of Meredith Wilson’s production of The Music Man as Davey Brit featured ensemble dancer. Via RWS workshopped Night Spot dir/chor. by Jesse Robb, His Song dir/chor. by Robin Levine, and Million Dreams dir/chor. by Chip Abbott for RWS Entertainment Group. He performed the role of T.J. in Westchester Broadway Theatre’s production of Sister Act. Working with the iconic Disney Cruise Line aboard the Disney Wonder, portrayed Simba in the Golden Mickeys, and Grand Pabbie in Frozen A Musical Spectacular. 

Monday May 03, 2021

CorBen Williams(corbenwilliams.com)(IG:@corben_w)(IG:@htbisb) is an actor based professionally out of New York City. Born and reared in North Pole, Alaska he attended New York Film Academy professional conservatory program, where he majored in Musical Theatre and Acting for Film. With additional schooling and training from UNCSA school of Dance (High School), NYCDA, Edge Performing Art Center, Millenium Dance Complex, Broadway Dance Center, and Steps on Broadway. He most recently made his debut at Goodspeed Musical in their production of Meredith Wilson’s production of The Music Man as Davey Brit featured ensemble dancer. Via RWS workshopped Night Spot dir/chor. by Jesse Robb, His Song dir/chor. by Robin Levine, and Million Dreams dir/chor. by Chip Abbott for RWS Entertainment Group. He performed the role of T.J. in Westchester Broadway Theatre’s production of Sister Act. Working with the iconic Disney Cruise Line aboard the Disney Wonder, portrayed Simba in the Golden Mickeys, and Grand Pabbie in Frozen A Musical Spectacular. 

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