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American Theatre Wing - Guide to Careers in the Theatre

American Theatre Wing - Guide to Careers in the Theatre

This program consists of more than 30 interviews with Broadway's leading artists explaining what each discipline in the theatre is and what it takes to enter and make a caerr in the theatre. This site has streaming video recordings of the interviews in RealPlayer format.


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Carol Beckley
Carol Beckley (Faculty)
7 years ago

Based on the description, I was expecting to see a variety of artists in a variety of theater careers.  This video (approximately 22 minutes) follows two Broadway performers, one male with a role in Kinky Boots and the other a female in Pippin.  Both actors are people of color which is a plus.  Their personal stories are interesting but this did not give me any insight into anything other than the lives of these two actors.    I could see using this as reflective material in an advanced acting class but not in the capacity as a "Guide to Careers in the Theater" and not in an introductory course.  

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes
Sally Robertson
Sally Robertson (Librarian)
7 years ago
Spelling error in the description of this item. The word "career".