Camp Broadway presents Develop Your Character hosted by Elysa Gardner who talks with theatre insiders about ideas to help culture-loving kids and aspiring artists become great performers at every stage of their lives.
This episode features Ruthie Fierberg, Senior Features Editor for Playbill where she creates informative behind-the-scenes stories, artist interviews, and multimedia features, and hosts Playbill’s “Live from the Red Carpet” specials on Broadway’s opening nights. She’s also led Talks at the New York’s 92nd Street Y, BroadwayCon, and more.
Ruthie’s passion for the theatre began at age 2 when she started her journey of creative discovery through the theatre arts. She found her career path at Barnard College when she became a writer and the theatre editor of the Columbia University newspaper. Since then she has become a prolific contributor to many national publications and a role model for many young professionals. She shares her advice about the importance of authenticity, preparedness and being informed about all aspects of the field one wants to pursue.
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Edited by Derek Gunther.