DiscoverWhat's Your Backup Plan?
What's Your Backup Plan?
Claim Ownership

What's Your Backup Plan?

Author: Broadway Podcast Network

Subscribed: 3Played: 23
Share

Description

On What's Your Backup Plan, actor Olivia Valli and casting associate Fiona McIntyre interview Broadway actors, directors, writers, and other creatives, proving that the path to a fulfilling career (backup plan not included) can be anything but ordinary. Find us on Instagram at @backupplanpodcast. Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

26 Episodes
Reverse
The Backstage Blonde is HERE! In this episode, Teale Dvornik shares her journey to becoming a Broadway dresser, the inspiration behind her blog and business, and how to be a team player in a long-running musical. Episode links: https://www.instagram.com/thebackstageblonde/ https://www.thebackstageblonde.co/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week we chat with Multify's Caitlin Donohue about building a business around empowering artists to find financial freedom, and how our skills can apply to other industries. For more information on Caitlin and Multify, visit: https://www.multifyit.com/ https://www.instagram.com/multifyit/ https://www.instagram.com/caitdono/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We sat down with Phil Sloves of Spongebob Squarepants on Broadway to chat about his journey from ensemble member to "Unconventional Leading Man"... and everything in between. https://www.instagram.com/philsloves/ https://www.instagram.com/actorreboot/ https://www.philsloves.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week we chat with actor/singer/songwriter Livvy Marcus about theater, writing her first album, and allowing herself the freedom to spend time on something new. Livvy Marcus' credits as an actor include Life After (The Old Globe), Hair (Berkshire Theatre Group), and the reading of Broadway Vacation. Her debut album, Livvy Marcus Eats Her Shoe, is available to stream or purchase on Bandcamp. Episode links: https://morninglory.bandcamp.com/album/livvy-marcus-eats-her-shoe https://www.instagram.com/morninglory.music/ https://www.instagram.com/backupplanpodcast/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome back to season two of What's Your Backup Plan?. In this episode, we chat with Jonah Ho'okano (Aladdin in the National Tour of Aladdin, Disney Cruise Lines), and Peter Surace (Something Rotten National Tour, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat National Tour, Disney Cruise Lines) about falling in love, navigating an industry shutdown together, and making their New York City apartment a home. Episode Links: https://www.petersurace.com/ https://www.instagram.com/petersurace/ https://www.instagram.com/jonahhook/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Seven months ago, when we decided to start a podcast, we did not expect it to be received with the warmth, love and support that you all have shown us. As we wrap up season one, we catch up with some of our guests to talk about what they have been up to since we last chatted with them. Thank you all for tuning in- we'll see you soon for season two! xox Olivia and Fiona Episode Links: http://www.sharrodwilliams.com/ http://www.megzmusic.com/ https://www.paigesciarrino.com/ https://www.thenicholasedwards.com/ http://baileymccall.com/ https://www.spencer-glass.com/ https://www.miapinero.com/ https://www.instagram.com/fionamcintyre/ https://www.instagram.com/oliviafvalli/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week Wesley Cappiello chats with us about leaving it all on the table, the importance of compelling storytelling, being in his dream show, and letting go of perfectionism. Wesley Cappiello is thrilled to be joining Olivia and Fiona on “What’s Your Backup Plan?”! Hailing from Princeton, NJ, he is a recent graduate of MSU's BFA program. Past credits: NYC: A Chorus Line (New York City Center). Tours: A Chorus Line (National and International companies), Gypsy. Regional: Cabaret, A Chorus Line, West Side Story, The Oldenburg Suite (original cast album), Damn Yankees, The Little Mermaid, The Glass Menagerie, This is Our Youth. Endless thanks to family and friends for the never-ending love and support. For Justin. Wesley's Instagram: @wesleycappiello Wesley's Website: www.wesleycappiello.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
From Radio City kick lines to choreographing on film sets, our next guest has done it all with grace and gratitude. This week, Julie Tomaino talks to us about how her career as an actor led her to direct and choreograph, overcoming what seems impossible, and how disabilities aren’t always visible. Julie is a theatre professional specializing in choreography, stage direction, and dance education. She spent thirteen years living and working in New York City, most notably as a Rockette at Radio City Music Hall from 2005 – 2011. Other performance credits include Louise on the US National Tour of CRAZY FOR YOU; Margie in the ABC Movie remake BYE BYE BIRDIE; a dancer/singer on Celebrity Cruise Lines; and regional productions of THE PRODUCERS (Arts Club), CHICAGO (Theatre By The Sea), CABARET, EVITA, MY FAIR LADY & 42ND STREET (MGR Playhouse), FORUM (La Comedia), GUYS AND DOLLS (Shawnee), AND FIORELLO (Snug Harbour). Choreographic credits include: the pilot episode of the new TV Drama BLINK; an episode of CityTV’s PACKAGE DEAL (starring Harland Williams); several episodes of YTV’s MR. YOUNG; MY TURQOUISE YEARS (Arts Club); DANCING AT LUGHNASA (Exit 22); JOE SEGAL: AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE (assoc); the 2011 SCOTIABANK GREY CUP GALA (assoc); I LOVE YOU BECAUSE (assoc – Intimate Theatre), XANADU (assist – Arts Club); 42nd STREET. (assist – MGR Playhouse); and Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center production of CELEBRATE BROADWAY, starring John Lithgow and Linda Eder (assoc). More about Julie: http://www.julietomaino.com/ https://www.instagram.com/julietomaino/?hl=en To find out more about What's Your Backup Plan? or listen to previous episodes, visit https://broadwaypodcastnetwork.com/podcast/whats-your-backup-plan/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode, we chat with Casting Director Holly Buczek of HDB Casting and Wojcik | Seay Casting about her career transition after years of working as an actor, trusting her instincts, and what she wishes all actors would know about the casting process. Holly Buczek, CSA (Casting Director) HDB Casting & W/S Casting: Holly is a full time Casting Director at W/S Casting and with her own company, HDB Casting. National & International tours: Jesus Christ Superstar - 50th Anniversary Tour, Rent, Rock Of Ages, Something Rotten, Motown, Kinky Boots, Jekyll & Hyde, Dreamgirls, Annie, Wizard Of Oz, The Illusionists, Daniel Tiger, PJ Masks, Charlie Brown Christmas, Baby Shark, Live and more. Other Projects: 50 Shades, The Original Parody – off Broadway and Touring Companies, Church & State and Othello, The Remix– off Broadway, The John W. Engeman Theatre, Theatre Aspen, Theatre Raleigh, Tuacahn Performing Arts Center, Riverside Theatre, Arvada Center, The Independents for Fringe 2012 (winner Best-of-the Fest), iLLA, A Hip-Hop Musical, Deployed -The Musical, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die – In 3D, The Groove Factory and Pirates of Finance for NYMF, and for Bard SummerScape festival, The Ballad of Rom and Julz and Bitter Sweet. HDB Casting was the resident Casting Office for Musicals Tonight! and Matt Murphy Productions. HDB Casting is currently the resident casting office for Vital Theatre Company. TV: The Hunt With John Walsh on CNN. Films: Naz & Maalik, Diva and Symposium. Web: Commercials for Intel and Lipton, plus others. More about Holly: http://hdbcasting.com/ https://www.instagram.com/hollybuczek To find out more about What's Your Backup Plan? or listen to previous episodes, visit https://broadwaypodcastnetwork.com/podcast/whats-your-backup-plan/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode, we chat with Sharrod Williams about making his Broadway debut in Tuck Everlasting, swinging Hamilton, and the power of being ready when opportunities come your way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
BABY'S FIRST CROSSOVER EPISODE! We're so excited to welcome Sam St. Jean and Amanda Harrington of Buzzed Broadway as this week's guests! We talk theatre, politics, onstage pranks and the future of our industry post-COVID. Check them out @buzzedbroadwaypodcast on Instagram and wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In episode 14, we chat with fellow Montclair alum Misha Osherovich about jumping head-first into the New York theatre scene with A Clockwork Orange, their ongoing recovery and activism with NEDA, and the importance of representation on stage and screen. Check out Misha's work in NOS4A2, The Goldfinch, and E.very D.ay. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In episodes 12 and 13 (our first two-parter!), we talk with Nicholas Edwards of Frozen, Les Miserables and Spamilton about working on new musicals, creating his own music during COVID-19, and tackling some of the biggest roles in musical theatre as a member of the BIPOC theatre community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In episodes 12 and 13 (our first two-parter!), we talk with Nicholas Edwards of Frozen, Les Miserables and Spamilton about his most fulfilling creative experiences, the mentors who believed in him, and tackling some of the biggest roles in musical theatre as a member of the BIPOC theatre community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
It's our MOMS! In this episode, we chat with Toni and Sue about introducing their children to the arts, letting go of control while staying connected, and supporting your child no matter what path they take. From Canada to New Jersey and beyond, they've always been our biggest cheerleaders. Check out this week's featured organization, Broadway Advocacy Coalition, to get involved in upcoming events and donate. https://www.bwayadvocacycoalition.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week’s guest is multi-talented actor, filmmaker, yoga instructor and artist Paige Sciarrino. Paige discusses the process of writing and producing her first film, her journey to self-discovery, and the importance of having passions outside of the industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On today’s episode we talk to actor, producer, director, voice teacher, and TV show host Ken Magos. Ken talks to us about how COVID-19 will change the future of our industry, transitioning from musical theatre to opera, owning your voice, and creating your own opportunities. We also talk about our featured organization, Direct Relief! https://www.directrelief.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week we talk to actor, singer and host of It’s the Day of the Show, Y’all! on Broadwayworld, Spencer Glass! Spencer opens up about the realities of senior showcase and life as a New York actor, creating and hosting his own series, and being a human first. Our organization of the week is Urban Justice Center. Join us in supporting them at https://www.urbanjustice.org/donate/. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This week we talk to Joe Rosko! This actor-turned-trainer and business owner talks to us about staying motivated during COVID-19, the importance of being an actor-athlete, and how he created Built for the Stage. Click the link below to donate to The Actors Fund! https://actorsfund.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In this episode, we speak to the multi-talented Meg Zervoulis about working as a music director on Broadway, teaching music in schools and conducting at the Tony Awards (!!!). We also chat about WYBUP's weekly featured organization, Feeding America. Click the link below to donate, and stick around to the end of this episode to find out who next week's guest will be! https://www.feedingamerica.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
loading
Comments 
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store