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Monday Jun 29, 2020

CorBen Williams (corbenwilliams.com)(IG:@1corben) 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. 

Thursday Jun 25, 2020

Jerry Mitchell (IG: @jammyprod)(TW:@jammyprod) is a director and/or choreographer of countless Broadway shows! To name a few.. Pretty Woman: The Musical, Kinky Boots (TONY AWARD for Choreography), On Your Feet!, Catch Me If You Can, and Legally Blonde: The Musical. We go from his beginning's through Broadway Bares up to Winning His TONY Award and beyond! Enjoy! #fullout 

Monday Jun 22, 2020

Jerry Mitchell (IG: @jammyprod)(TW:@jammyprod) is a director and/or choreographer of countless Broadway shows! To name a few.. Pretty Woman: The Musical, Kinky Boots (TONY AWARD for Choreography), On Your Feet!, Catch Me If You Can, and Legally Blonde: The Musical. We go from his beginning's through Broadway Bares up to Winning His TONY Award and beyond! Enjoy! #fullout 

Monday Jun 08, 2020

Michael Lord (IG:@meclord) has been in the fashion and model management industry for over 20 years.  He has lived and worked in fashion capitals; Milan, Paris and New York at the top agencies representing some of the most recognizable supermodels in the world.  Working at such agencies as 1 Model Management, Nathalie Paris, Marilyn and Women Management as director of scouting and development Michael has scouted and managed many of the most successful international stars.  Through years of building strong relationships worldwide, managing some of the most famous and well known models working, Michael’s thorough understanding of world markets and keen observation of industry trends puts him at the forefront of today’s leading management firms.

Monday Jun 01, 2020

Neil Berg (IG:neilberg.com) is the composer/co-lyricist of award-winning new rock musical THE 12, written with Pulitzer Prize/Tony-winning playwright, Robert Schenkkan, which premiered at the Denver Center. His other shows include the new Broadway-bound musical Grumpy Old Men, which opened to rave reviews for its U.S. Premiere at The Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, the hit Off-Broadway musical The Prince and the Pauper, Tim and Scrooge, which ran at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in NY, and The Man Who Would Be King. Neil is the creator/co-producer of the #1 Broadway touring concert in America, Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway, as well as Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll and Neil Berg's Pianomen. He is the co-producer of the Off-Broadway Alliance Award-Winning revival of Closer Than Ever.

Monday May 25, 2020

Lauren Elder (IG: @lauren_elder) is an actress, singer-songwriter, and world champion whistler living in New York City. Most recently, Lauren played Mary in the world premiere production of Mary and Max, a new musical by Bobby Cronin and Crystal Skillman, at Theatre Calgary. Lauren has been seen on Broadway in Side Show and Hair, and in the West End in Hair. Other NYC Theater: Hair (Shakespeare in the Park/NY Public Theater), The Village of Vale (Lincoln Center), Orange Star Smasharoo; Regional: Side Show (Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse), Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival; TV: “Law & Order SVU,” “Louie,” “Boardwalk Empire,” Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Tony Awards. Lauren is also a children's performer, director, and teacher at NY Film Academy and A Class Act. She performs regularly in nightclubs around NYC, including 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Birdland, and Club Cumming. Her debut album can be found on iTunes and Spotify!www.laureneldermusic.com

Monday May 18, 2020

Brian Clowdus (IG:@brianclowdus)(IG:@bcexperiences)has been breaking boundaries in the theatre industry since the offset of his career, making a national name for himself by producing shows that do so much more than just tell a story. They immerse audiences for experiences in the most unique site-specific locations that are all-consuming, mesmerizing, and compelling. He’s bringing his vision to the wider world, offering to consult and create custom productions for businesses, communities, and events. Brian Clowdus is the CEO of Brian Clowdus Experiences, which is taking his environmental work all across the country, expanding at an unprecedented rate. Brian is also the Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus of Serenbe Playhouse, the nation’s premiere outdoor site-specific theatre company which was recently named One of the Top 20 Theatres in the Nation by Playbill. He has performed and directed in Tokyo, London, Canada, Central and South America, The Caribbean, NYC, LA, and in almost every other major city in the United States. Brian was named the Top Artistic Director in Atlanta and one of the Top 20 Atlantans to Watch by Creative Loafing, one of the Top 15 Atlantans Under 40 by Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Magazines, one of the Top 40 Under 40 by Georgia Trend, one of the Most Eligible Bachelors in Atlanta by Jezebel Magazine, one of the Most Influential Atlantans in the Entertainment Industry by Men’s Book Atlanta, and most recently one of Atlanta’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders by Atlanta Magazine.

Monday May 11, 2020

Andy Wolk (andywolkdirector.com)IMDB(@AndyWolk)Began his writing and directing career with the much-lauded HBO movie CRIMINAL JUSTICE that made Time Magazine's "Ten Best" List.   Starring Forest Whitaker, Anthony LaPaglia and Rosie Perez,CRIMINAL JUSTICE received the Silver Prize at FIPA in Cannes and was named Best Cable Movie of the year.  Whitaker, LaPaglia, and Perez were all nominated for acting awards and Mr. Wolk was nominated for the WRITER'S GUILD AWARD.  He received the WRITER'S GUILD AWARD for writing NATICA JACKSON on PBS which starred Michelle Pfeiffer. He has been nominated for the DIRECTORS GUILD AWARD twice and also the CABLEFAX AWARD as Best Director for episodes of LINCOLNHEIGHTS.  He has directed numerous episodes of shows such as THE SOPRANOS, DAMAGES (for which Glenn Close won an EMMY AWARD), and THE PRACTICE including the "Final Judgement" episode for which Alfre Woodard received the EMMY AWARD and Mr. Wolk and David Kelley received the HUMANITAS AWARD.  He recently directed the acclaimed UGLY BETTY episode that featured the coming out kiss between two 15-year-old boys.  He also directed the pilot of the long-running HBO comedy hit ARLISS (a show he developed).  Other shows include DEFIANCE, UNFORGETTABLE, RIZZOLI AND ISLES, CRIMINAL MINDS, IN PLAIN SIGHT, GOSSIP GIRL, THE CARRIE DIARIES, CHASING LIFE, , NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, , HART OF DIXIE, NUMBERS, WITHOUT A TRACE, WITCHES OF EAST END, THE CLIENT LIST, FAIRLY LEGAL, NYPD BLUE, MEDIUM, HELLCATS, HAWTHORNE, TRUST ME,  DAY BREAK. HEIST, CLOSE TO HOME and TALES FROM THE CRYPT. He has been writer and director on many legal-themed movies including DELIBERATE INTENT, the critically praised 1st movie ever for FX.  Starring Timothy Hutton, the LA Times called it "taut, smart, provocative, well-acted and suspensefully directed."  Again for DELIBERATE INTENT, Mr. Wolk was nominated for the WRITER'S GUILD AWARD. Mr. Wolk  has also directed and written the acclaimed FIGHTING THE ODDS for LIFETIME, THE DEFENDERS: PAYBACK, CHOICE OF EVILS and TAKING THE FIRST, three highly-rated movies for Paramount and Showtime starring Beau Bridges, Martha Plimpton, and E.G. Marshall and based on the classic 60s show. He directed 4 hit CBS movies: WHEN ANGELS COME TO TOWNstarring Peter Falk and Katey Sagal; FINDING JOHN CHRISTMASstarring Peter Falk and Valerie Bertinelli; THE CHRISTMAS SHOES starring Rob Lowe and Kimberly Williams; and A TOWN WITHOUT CHRISTMAS which was the highest-rated movie on television and featured Patricia Heaton and Peter Falk.  Other movies he has directed include PIZZA MY HEART, MR. ROCK 'N' ROLL, ALIBI, ALL LIES END IN MURDER, KISS AND TELL, and A STRANGER'S HEART. Mr. Wolk's other writing credits include HBO's Emmy-winning FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON, produced by Tom Hanks, and the award-winning TALES FROM THE CRYPT starring Demi Moore.   He has written features for Miramax, Paramount,Tri-Star, UA, MGM, Warner Brothers, Columbia Pictures, and AVCO Embassy plus pilots for Fox, ABC, and SHOWTIME. Mr. Wolk's career started in the theater.  He directed Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and THE WINTER'S TALE, each of which had successful Off-Broadway run under the auspices of Lincoln Center Institute and he has directed at  Manhattan Theatre Club (where he worked on staff for five years).   His play OUT OF THIS FURNACE was just revived in Pittsburgh and another play, STRINGS SNAPPING (about Chekhov's life) has just been workshopped in Los Angeles.  Mr. Wolk is on the faculty of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.  He has been a Creative Advisor at the Sundance Institute's Screenwriting Lab and has also taught Screenwriting at the University of Pennsylvania.  He has an MFA from the School of Drama at Carnegie-Mellon University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania where he was awarded the Thouron Scholarship.

Monday May 04, 2020

Trinity Wheeler IG(@trinityonbroadway)Executive Producer. Broadway: Les Misérables (Production Stage Manager). National Tours: Executive Producer credits include Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music, Finding Neverland, Dirty Dancing, Bullets Over Broadway, Elf the Musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; The Phantom of the Opera (Supervisory Production Stage Manager), Les Misérables (Production Stage Manager), Mary Poppins (Production Stage Manager); Young Frankenstein starring Roger Bart and Rent starring Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp. Trinity currently works on the national tours of Les Misérables, Once On This Island, Waitress, The SpongeBob Musical, Chicago and the upcoming Diane Paulus-helmed 1776. He is the host of Rhapsody Radio available on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

Monday Apr 27, 2020

Alex Joseph Grayson IG (@alexjgsings) IG(@alexjgstrong) is an actor, musician, and athlete. Theatre credits include: Once on This Island (1st National tour), Toni Stone (Off- Broadway), A Bronx Tale (Broadway). Regional: Spring Awakening, The Color Purple, Choir Boy, Zuccotti Park. He has endless gratitude for his teachers and mentors: Matthew Corozine Studios; SUNY Fredonia TADA; Stella Adler Conservatory.    We cover his travels around the world, fitness, focus, and positivity. Enjoy!  

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