Broadway Leaders at the U

The Department of Theatre Arts offers an annual course where faculty member Miles Wilkin curates industry topics hosting guest speakers on campus from the Broadway industry, taught by Wilkin and Lisa Dozier King. The groundbreaking course gives students once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to learn directly from Broadway’s pioneers and industry executives.

THA 465 - Producing Broadway and the Road
Spring 2018

Guests include Ken Billington, Sandy Block, Peter Bogyo, Elliot H. Brown, Sue Frost, Jon Hochwald, Hal Luftig, Alecia Parker, Nick Scandalios, Peter Schneider, Alan Williams, and Orin Wolf.

Kenny Leon 
Kenny Leon
UM Producing Class receives impromptu mentoring from Director Kenny Leon while attending creative team presentations of the current and future Broadway productions of PRETTY WOMAN, MAGIC MIKE, WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, MEAN GIRLS, FROZEN, LEMPICKA and ITS KINDA A FUNNY STORY. 

Visiting guest Ken Billington with the students

Ken Billington

Visiting Sue Frost with students

Sue Frost

Visiting Guest Sandy Block with students

Sandy Block

Visiting guest Allan Williams with students

Allan Williams

Alecia Parker

Alecia Parker

Elliot H. Brown

Elliot H. Brown

Peter Schneider

Peter Schneider

Hal Luftig

Hal Luftig‌‌

THA 421 - The American Theatre: Industry Journeys & Careers
Spring 2017

Guests included Walter Bobbie, Chris Boneau, Diane Borger, Trish Brennan, Marc Bruni, Robert Bucci, Michael Coco, Jack Eldon, Ken Gentry, Andrew Goldberg, Susie Krajsa, Alecia Parker, John Richard, Michael Riedel, Nick Scandalios, Peter Schneider, and Connie Wilkin.

 Bob Bucci & Chris Boneau

Robert Bucci & Chris Boneau

Connie Wilkin & Susie Krajsa

Connie Wilkin & Susie Krajsa

Diane Borger & Alecia Parker

Diane Borger & Alecia Parker

Jack Eldon

Jack Eldon

John Richard

John Richard

Ken Gentry

Ken Gentry

Marc Bruni

Marc Bruni

Michael Coco

Michael Coco

Michael Riedel

Michael Riedel

Nick Scandalios

Nick Scandalios

Peter Schneider

Peter Schneider

Susie Krajsa & Andrew Goldberg

Susie Krajsa & Andrew Goldberg

Trish Brennan

Trish Brennan

Walter Bobbie

Walter Bobbie

 

March 21, 2018