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#40 Guiding Our Next Generation

The Black Business of Broadway

#40 Guiding Our Next Generation

Ever wondered if you could build a career on Broadway while balancing family and life? From being hand-picked by the legendary Bob Fosse to performing in her first Broadway shows, Stephanie Pope Lofgren’s journey to becoming a Broadway veteran has been shaped by the mentors and teachers throughout her career in show business.

35 mins
12/14/23

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Ever wondered if you could build a career on Broadway while balancing family and life? From being hand-picked by the legendary Bob Fosse to performing in her first Broadway shows, Stephanie Pope Lofgren’s journey to becoming a Broadway veteran has been shaped by the mentors and teachers throughout her career in show business. Now she is passing on the lessons gleaned from her 35-year career teaching the Fosse repertoire through The Verdon Fosse Legacy® LLC and serving as choreographer for the Jimmy Awards®. Listen as Stephanie shares her experiences working with Bob Fosse, navigating burnout, her advice to young performers on embracing their authenticity, and what it means to her to be reprising her role as one of the original Hunnies in Jelly’s Last Jam at New York City Center.

Edited by Justin Payne.

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