“Know your technique and always be open to keep learning!” – Chatting with WEST SIDE STORY’s Juan Caballer Prades!

“Know your technique and always be open to keep learning!” – Chatting with WEST SIDE STORY’s Juan Caballer Prades!

I would like you to meet the talented Juan Callaber Prades. This triple threat will be performing in the Lyric Opera in Chicago’s production of West Side Story (a show he has performed previously at The Barrington Stage) where he’ll be playing the role of Tiger and understudy for the role of Chino. Some other recent credits include Jerome Robbins Broadway 30th Anniversary Reunion, as well performing in Evita at The Asolo Repertory Theatre and Riverside Theatre, and Guys and Dolls at The Old Globe Theatre and The Asolo Repertory Theatre. Juan has an amazing presence on the stage that draws you to him. It was a complete honor to have the chance to interview this fantastic triple threat of a performer!

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It's Today!: Michael Jackson Moonwalks To Broadway

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  • Pat Cerasaro

Iconic recording artist Michael Jackson will be the subject of new jukebox musical DON'T STOP 'TIL YOU GET ENOUGH, which will try out in Chicago later this year before a 2020 Broadway bow according to an official announcement by producers this week.

Featuring "Billie Jean", "Thriller", "Man In The Mirror" and nearly two dozen more hits from Jackson's recognizable song catalog, performances begin at the Nederlander Theatre in Chicago on October 29, running through December 1. A Broadway opening is expected soon thereafter at a theater to be announced.

Olivier Award winner Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs the production, featuring a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, produced by the Michael Jackson Estate and Columbia Live Stage.

Performing Arts Education and Coaching Company Accused of Not Paying its Guest Faculty and Staff

Performing Arts Education and Coaching Company Accused of Not Paying its Guest Faculty and Staff

A performing arts education and audition coaching company is under fire today over claims that it has not paid its guest faculty members for summer workshops and masterclasses even though they had agreements over email regarding compensation.

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