Author Archives: Lauren Kay

About Lauren Kay

Lauren Kay is a dancer and freelance writer based in NYC.

Jessi Trauth lights up NYU as Sally Bowles in “Cabaret”

Jessi Trauth, a junior at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, recently nailed her performance as Sally Bowles in the … Continue reading

Posted in Dancer's Diary

Mythili Prakash

During her performance at Joe’s Pub in NYC last summer, 26-year-old Mythili Prakash appeared onstage wearing a vibrant fuchsia costume … Continue reading

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Three Teachers Who Will Give You a Direct Link to the Masters of Musical Theater

If you’re a musical-theater baby, names like Jack Cole, Bob Fosse, Agnes de Mille, Michael Bennett and Gower Champion probably … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater

Telling Tip-Offs

Auditions can be like intense riddles. You know you’ve done your best and feel happy with your performance, but sometimes … Continue reading

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The Skills You Need to Make It in Broadway

It used to be that a gorgeous extension, clean pirouette and explosive jump could land you a job on Broadway. … Continue reading

Posted in Musical Theater

Learn the Glide

Justin does it. So do Usher and Missy. Nearly every time you flip on MTV you can see an R&B … Continue reading

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