Emmy Nominated Choreographer, and International tap star Chloé Arnold was discovered at a young age in Washington, DC by the legendary Debbie Allen. A leading lady of tap, Chloé has performed on stages around the globe and her choreography has been featured in over 50 episodes of The Late Late Show With James Corden, including the hit Crosswalk The Musical, Aladdin with Will Smith, Mena Massoud, and Naomi Scott. Also on hit television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Good Morning America, HBO’s Black Lady Sketch show, and national commercials/print campaigns for Special K, Macy’s, GAP, Aldo/Refinery 29, and Cantu.
Originally from Michigan, Dana is a NY based performer who made her Broadway debut as the Girl Scout in Beetlejuice. Other credits include the National Tour of 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Avenue Q Off- Broadway and Anyone Can Whistle at City Center Encores! She’s been seen at tens of regional theaters, the NYMF, the Fringe, NAMT, hundreds of readings and workshops and dozens of day jobs. She is the voice of Saraline on Nickelodeon’s “Welcome to the Wayne.” Dana lives in Brooklyn with her husband and dogs.
On this special episode of A Broad’s Way, I virtually sit down with my five INCREDIBLE bridesmaids. This is the first episode I recorded during quarantine and it felt so appropriate to use this time of isolation and overwhelming uncertainty to celebrate the extraordinary women who have truly shown me the power of female connection and the importance of female friendships.
Alexis Scheer is a playwright, actor, and producer, named Rising Theatre Star by the Improper Bostonian in the Boston’s Best Issue and one of Remezcla’s 8 Exciting Latinx Playwrights. Plays: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (WP Theater/Second Stage, NYT Critic’s Pick, Kilroy’s List, LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work finalist, Relentless Award semifinalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival finalist), Laughs in Spanish, Christina (Roe Green Award), and The Sensational (Actors’ Theatre of Louisville). Her work has been developed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, McCarter Theatre Center, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse, San Diego REP, and more. She is currently working on commissions for Manhattan Theatre Club and Second Stage. Alexis’ favorite acting credits include the Boston premiere of Blasted, a storefront Equus, and a regional production of Fiddler on the Roof she did when she was 13 instead of getting Bat Mitzvah’ed (true story). She also moonlights as the Producing Artistic Director of award-winning fringe company, Off the Grid Theatre. Alexis is a proud Miami native and New World School of the Arts alum, and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory and MFA in Playwriting from Boston University. Instagram: @scheer_madness / Twitter: @alexisscheer / www.alexisscheer.com
Emily Marshall is a NYC based music director, supervisor, keyboard player and arranger. She was the Music Director/Vocal Arranger of the widely popular Be More Chill, both in it’s sold out Off-Broadway run at the Signature Theater in 2018 and on Broadway in 2019. You may have heard her playing on many different shows over the past few years in New York including – Rock of Ages, Ain’t Too Proud, Head Over Heels, Elf, Beautiful, School of Rock, Mean Girls, Charlie & The Chocolate Factory and more. She has also toured with We Will Rock You, A Chorus Line and Beauty and the Beast, as well as helped mount tours of Flashdance, Elf and We Will Rock You for Royal Caribbean. Other past and upcoming projects include – The Remarkable Journey To Tianguo (2020 Lab), Preludes (LCT3), Clueless (Lab), Chix 6 (La Mama), Pool Boy (PCLO ’17 & ’18), The Coup (Northern Stage ’18), Fall Springs (NAMT ’17), Normativity (NYMF ’16), and On The Eve (NAMT ’15). Emily also freelances as an accompanist, vocal coach, keyboard programmer, & orchestrator. Her orchestrations have been performed around the world including performances by The American Pops Orchestra and her vocal arrangements can be heard currently in Be More Chill in London and a new production of the show coming to Chicago this summer. Emily loves what she does and hopes to continue to play a role in bringing music and theater to life all over the globe. @emarshall_23
Jane Bruce is an actress, singer-songwriter, and lover of all things related to exploring the human experience. She is currently making her Broadway debut in “Jagged Little Pill”, working on finishing her second folk/singer-songwriter EP following her 2017 release of “It’s You”, as well as diving into writing her first musical. You can listen to her original music on iTunes, or anywhere that streams tunes, and follow her on all social media platforms at @janeybrucey