Ep7 – Billy Porter

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The outspoken and outrageous Tony Award winning star of Kinky Boots and Emmy Award winning star of television’s Pose, Billy is an old friend of ours, having appeared as Jesus in Gordon’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Helen Hayes in 1999. We were blown away by Billy’s forceful call for educators and students to reach outside of their comfort zones and expand their circles. Having won a place at Pittsburgh’s competetive arts high school and then a scholarship to prestigious Carnegie Mellon University, Billy was cast in his first Broadway show before graduating. But his career path was not always smooth. You will want this inspiring, funny and heartwarming interview with everyone you know in theatre!

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