In this Artist Exploration, Cameron and Charlie discuss the qualities that make a great Ensemble Member, the differences between swings/covers/standbys/understudies, the Commitment it takes to be the Lebron James of Broadway, and we play a game of “Understudies Nightmare” where we test Cameron’s memory of her cues from the past 20 years of performances.
If you would like to hear more from Cameron, check her out @cameron.nyc on Instagram or in the documentary we mentioned here: https://www.broadwayondemand.com/series/OfBhoA8swy2p-ensemble-documentary-interview
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About Charlie Murphy:
Charlie is a proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s BFA program. As an Actor he has performed with theaters such as: NY Public Theatre’s “Shakespeare in the Park”, The Pearl Theatre Company, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Chautauqua Theatre Company, Kinetic Theatre Company, and the Shakespeare Theatre of DC.
With MTCA [Musical Theater College Auditions — mtca.nyc], he has been helping prospective theatre students through the college process for over 15 years. As a Teacher and Director, he is able to do a few of his favorite things in life: help students to find their authentic selves as artists, and then help them find their best fit for their collegiate journey. Through this podcast, he hopes to continue that work as well as help demystify this intricate process.
This episode was produced by Meghan Cordier and Charlie Murphy. Episode theme music is created by Will Reynolds.
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