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Thursday Jan 20, 2022

Dan Looney (TW:@dan_looney)(IG:@dan.looney)(LI:@dan-looney)is a founder of the DLAP Group which is an award-winning corporation focusing on commercial entertainment across the globe. Comprised of ten subsidiary companies: DLAP Production, DLAP Management, DLAP Accountancy, DLAP Programming, DLAP Venues, DLAP Tickets, DLAP Agency, Creative Rights International, Fourth Wall Live and Ace Pantomimes.The company has won four Olivier awards for its co-production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical, Company at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. It also received the Best Musical Award at the 2019 Deagu International Musical Festival in South Korea for their production of The Wedding Singer.DLAP produced the world premiere stage adaptation of The Last King of Scotland, based on the award-winning novel by Giles Foden (Sheffield Crucible Theatre) and the UK premiere of Kander and Ebb’s musical-whodunnit, Curtains, starring Jason Manford (UK Tour and Wyndham’s Theatre, West End) as well as The Last Five Years (Garrick Theatre, West End).DLAP’s hit production of the 80’s rock musical Rock of Ages toured the UK and Berlin in 2018-2019 and is currently playing on its second major UK Tour.DLAP has also produced the 30th Anniversary production of Fame! the musical on tour in the UK, internationally and in the West End (Peacock Theatre), as well as The Wedding Singer on tour in the UK throughout 2017 and at the Wembley Park Theatre in London in 2020, starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton.The company produced the legendary Broadway star, Chita Rivera Live in Concert at Cadogan Hall in 2019 and Phantom of the Opera In Concert at Beau Sejour, Guernsey. In 2020, DLAP launched a major new IP acquisition and development company, Creative Rights International, backed by venture capitalist Patrick Bradley of Station12 and in paertnership with InFine Theatre. The company controls a large portfolio of theatre, film and TV IP which it exploits globally. DLAP formed a new live events and concerts company, Fourth Wall Live, with renowned concert producer, Darren Bell. Fourth Wall produced the Live in London season at the London Hippodrome Casino in December 2019. 2021/22 concerts include Bonnie & Clyde In Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), The Greatest Showman’s Keala Settle as well as Shoshana Bean, Jenna Russell and Jessica Vosk (all at London’s Cadogan Hall).DLAP most recently formed Ace Pantomimes with seasoned pantomime producers, Immersion Theatre.

Monday Jan 17, 2022

Dan Looney (TW:@dan_looney)(IG:@dan.looney)(LI:@dan-looney)is a founder of the DLAP Group which is an award-winning corporation focusing on commercial entertainment across the globe. Comprised of ten subsidiary companies: DLAP Production, DLAP Management, DLAP Accountancy, DLAP Programming, DLAP Venues, DLAP Tickets, DLAP Agency, Creative Rights International, Fourth Wall Live and Ace Pantomimes.The company has won four Olivier awards for its co-production of Stephen Sondheim’s musical, Company at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End. It also received the Best Musical Award at the 2019 Deagu International Musical Festival in South Korea for their production of The Wedding Singer.DLAP produced the world premiere stage adaptation of The Last King of Scotland, based on the award-winning novel by Giles Foden (Sheffield Crucible Theatre) and the UK premiere of Kander and Ebb’s musical-whodunnit, Curtains, starring Jason Manford (UK Tour and Wyndham’s Theatre, West End) as well as The Last Five Years (Garrick Theatre, West End).DLAP’s hit production of the 80’s rock musical Rock of Ages toured the UK and Berlin in 2018-2019 and is currently playing on its second major UK Tour.DLAP has also produced the 30th Anniversary production of Fame! the musical on tour in the UK, internationally and in the West End (Peacock Theatre), as well as The Wedding Singer on tour in the UK throughout 2017 and at the Wembley Park Theatre in London in 2020, starring Strictly Come Dancing’s Kevin Clifton.The company produced the legendary Broadway star, Chita Rivera Live in Concert at Cadogan Hall in 2019 and Phantom of the Opera In Concert at Beau Sejour, Guernsey. In 2020, DLAP launched a major new IP acquisition and development company, Creative Rights International, backed by venture capitalist Patrick Bradley of Station12 and in paertnership with InFine Theatre. The company controls a large portfolio of theatre, film and TV IP which it exploits globally. DLAP formed a new live events and concerts company, Fourth Wall Live, with renowned concert producer, Darren Bell. Fourth Wall produced the Live in London season at the London Hippodrome Casino in December 2019. 2021/22 concerts include Bonnie & Clyde In Concert (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), The Greatest Showman’s Keala Settle as well as Shoshana Bean, Jenna Russell and Jessica Vosk (all at London’s Cadogan Hall).DLAP most recently formed Ace Pantomimes with seasoned pantomime producers, Immersion Theatre.

Thursday Dec 30, 2021

Kevin Spirtas (kevinspirtas.com)(IG:@kevinspirtas) is most recognized around the world as Dr. Craig Wesley from NBC’s Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives, and the cult classic film sequels: Friday the 13th – Part VII: The New Blood, and Wes Craven’s: The Hills Have Eyes – Part II, in 2008 the 30-year acting veteran produced the NY Shakespeare Festival reading-presentation of Don Cummings’: A Good Smoke, starring Academy Award winning actress, Meryl Streep, and directed by Tony Award winning director, Pam McKinnon. Shortly thereafter in 2009, Spirtas made his debut as a Broadway producer on the critically acclaimed revival of Finian’s Rainbow, and in 2012 he co-produced the hit Broadway musical: Priscilla…Queen of the Desert. In 2014, after running into Days Of Our Lives alum, the late, Michael Slade in a New York gym, the two set out to create the critically acclaimed, 6 x Emmy Award Winning Digital Drama Series: After Forever, In 2019 After Forever – Season 1 made history by becoming the most Emmy-awarded LGBTQ-themed drama series on any platform and Spirtas received an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Drama, along with 3 additional Emmys that he shares with Slade for Outstanding Digital Drama Series 2019 and Outstanding Writing Team for a Digital Drama 2019 and 2020. Spirtas played his DAYS character opposite Matt LeBlanc’s Dr. Drake Ramory on FRIENDS: The One That Could Have Been- Part 1. Spirtas won  the 2016 Indie Series Award for Best Actor in a drama, (of which he also earned an Emmy nomination) for his role as Dominic Delacorte on the digital drama series: Winterthorne. Some of Spirtas’ Broadway credits include: A Chorus Line, Meet Me In St. Louis, and Hairspray, and The Boy From Oz (Stand-by for Hugh Jackman).   

Thursday Dec 16, 2021

Davon Williams (davonwilliams.com)(IG:@daywilling)(TW:@daywilling) whom you can see this Sunday, December 19th @ Don't Tell Mama in Davon & the Spectacle (donttellmamanyc.com/davon-the-spectacle-12-19-21) is an international performer, Davon crafts performances that frame the voice of his generation. An artist actively working to promote change, he has been referred to as “a magician in guy’s guy clothing” by M.A.S.H. casting director, Sam Christensen. We cover it all in this two part conversation. Enjoy! 

Monday Dec 13, 2021

Davon Williams (davonwilliams.com)(IG:@daywilling)(TW:@daywilling) whom you can see this Sunday, December 19th @ Don't Tell Mama in Davon & the Spectacle is an international performer, Davon crafts performances that frame the voice of his generation. An artist actively working to promote change, he has been referred to as “a magician in guy’s guy clothing” by M.A.S.H. casting director, Sam Christensen. We cover it all in this two part conversation. Enjoy! 

Thursday Oct 21, 2021

Rashad V. Chambers (IG:@rashadvchambers)(esquireentertainment.com) is a Tony Award-nominated producer, talent manager and lawyer. A licensed attorney in New York and Connecticut, Rashad is the Founder and President of Esquire Entertainment. His Broadway producing credits include American Son, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, Betrayal and The Inheritance. Rashad also produced the world premiere of It Happened In Key West in London. His first feature film, True to the Heart, won four awards at the Long Island International Film Expo and was an official selection at the Big Apple Film Festival. In addition, his short film, Hunger, was an official selection at the Urban World Film Festival and Latino Film Market Festival. Rashad attended Morehouse College where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He also earned his JD and MBA degrees from The Ohio State University. Rashad is a founding member of The Industry Standard Group as well as a board member of On Broadway Performing Arts Training Program and Houses on the Moon Theater Company.

Monday Oct 18, 2021

Rashad V. Chambers (IG:@rashadvchambers)(esquireentertainment.com) is a Tony Award-nominated producer, talent manager and lawyer. A licensed attorney in New York and Connecticut, Rashad is the Founder and President of Esquire Entertainment. His Broadway producing credits include American Son, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, Betrayal and The Inheritance. Rashad also produced the world premiere of It Happened In Key West in London. His first feature film, True to the Heart, won four awards at the Long Island International Film Expo and was an official selection at the Big Apple Film Festival. In addition, his short film, Hunger, was an official selection at the Urban World Film Festival and Latino Film Market Festival. Rashad attended Morehouse College where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He also earned his JD and MBA degrees from The Ohio State University. Rashad is a founding member of The Industry Standard Group as well as a board member of On Broadway Performing Arts Training Program and Houses on the Moon Theater Company.

Thursday Sep 30, 2021

Michael Mills (LI:@michaelmills)(IG:@michaelmillsnyc)(ddmproductionsnyc.com) is a New York City-based communications consultant and producer with more than 25 years of global experience in broadcast, public relations, communications/image consulting and theatrical producing. He designs and leads comprehensive, engaging and impactful individual, team and group communications workshops and trainings. Participants include corporate executives, spokespersons, celebrities, industry leaders, experts, authors, not-for-profits, physicians, researchers, government officials, NGOs, associations, trade organizations, and sales and marketing staff. Michael has held sessions for more than 12,000 individuals and groups throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. Michael’s impressive client base has been built by word of mouth and referral. He is known for relevant, informational, enjoyable, efficient and results-oriented sessions designed to develop and/or enhance messages, introduce or reinforce techniques, practice effective communication strategies and help develop leaders. He has extensive health and medical, nutrition and lifestyle expertise.Michael is also a Drama Desk Award winning theatrical producer, Executive Producer and Director. Current productions include; Little Shop of Horrors Off Broadway, Concrete Jungle, Mary and Max, Spandex the Musical, Kleptocracy, Monopoly Life-sized. Previous productions include Be More Chill, Unexpected Joy, Come Out, Come Out and The Made-up Musical.

Monday Sep 27, 2021

Michael Mills (LI:@michaelmills)(IG:@michaelmillsnyc)(ddmproductionsnyc.com) is a New York City-based communications consultant and producer with more than 25 years of global experience in broadcast, public relations, communications/image consulting and theatrical producing. He designs and leads comprehensive, engaging and impactful individual, team and group communications workshops and trainings. Participants include corporate executives, spokespersons, celebrities, industry leaders, experts, authors, not-for-profits, physicians, researchers, government officials, NGOs, associations, trade organizations, and sales and marketing staff. Michael has held sessions for more than 12,000 individuals and groups throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. Michael’s impressive client base has been built by word of mouth and referral. He is known for relevant, informational, enjoyable, efficient and results-oriented sessions designed to develop and/or enhance messages, introduce or reinforce techniques, practice effective communication strategies and help develop leaders. He has extensive health and medical, nutrition and lifestyle expertise.Michael is also a Drama Desk Award winning theatrical producer, Executive Producer and Director. Current productions include; Little Shop of Horrors Off Broadway, Concrete Jungle, Mary and Max, Spandex the Musical, Kleptocracy, Monopoly Life-sized. Previous productions include Be More Chill, Unexpected Joy, Come Out, Come Out and The Made-up Musical.

Thursday Sep 16, 2021

Pilar Adara (pilaradara.com)(IG:@pilar_adar) (bridges4life.org) was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, She is a former competitive martial arts fighter, blackbelt, and an award winning composer. And she ♥ dogs. Pilar grew up with a deep love for the arts. After honing her craft in Georgia and Florida, she moved to New York City to pursue her life as an actor, singer, and writer. When she's not in rehearsal or acting class, you can find her reading on the subway or in Central Park kissing someone else’s dog.

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