Careers in the Performing Arts: Memphis Cast and Crew

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Introduce your students to a variety of careers and company members from the Tony Award-winning musical- MEMPHIS. Through a panel interview and Q&A session, students gain an understanding of the skills and competencies related to specific career fields in the performing arts directly from Broadway professionals.

Teachers benefit from bringing professionals right into the classroom through the technology of distance learning! Our Teacher’s Guide connects the experience to the classroom curriculum. You can download the guide at playhousesquare.org/eduresources. Careers in the Performing Arts enriches your students’ classroom experience and is a joint educational initiative of PlayhouseSquare and WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN ideastream. From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break.

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