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Derek Hough

Derek Hough

April 5, 2019

The DWTS and SYTCD alum is touring across the country dancing  in a solo tour.

Daniel Quadrino

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

January 30, 2019

Quadrino plays the deliciously bratty Mike Teavee in the show's First National Tour.

Kevin Paul

Newsies, Mamma Mia!

July 25, 2017

A lot of the conversation comes back to motivation, whether getting into his characters' minds or his as an actor. As a kid he constantly asked, "Why?"

Kurt Kemper

Kiss Me, Kate

October 28, 2017

Kemper is currently starring in Point Park University's production of Kiss Me, Kate.

Christopher J. Essex

Love's Labor's Won

November 30, 2017

He sings, he acts, he dances, and he taught himself how to play guitar in about a month. CMU senior Essex is a force to be reckoned with.

Erica Messonnier


May 31, 2018

Point Park University alumna Erica Messonnier is dancing her way across the country with the National Tour of Cinderella.

Kevin Massey

The Full Monty, Titanic

July 6, 2018

Massey has performed on Broadway and touring across Germany - while singing in German! He talks all things musical theatre including his run with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder.

Emma Cook

Perpetual Mental Battle

March 31, 2019

She's just graduated from college in three years with two degrees and is ready to face NYC.

Sam Simahk

Thoroughly Modern Millie

December 2, 2018

From playing a Chinese immigrant to a suave cowboy, Sam Simahk can do it all.

Michelle Dawson

Mamma Mia!

August 15, 2017

Dawson's long history with Mamma Mia! gives her a unique insight into the show and her character, the sassy fun-loving Tanya.

Lucie Arnaz

Lucie Arnaz

November 9, 2017

She's done everything from TV to radio to concerts to films to Broadway. Hear her talk about her amazing career and the legacy of her parents, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

Micah Stanek

You On The Moors Now

February 10, 2018

Taking on the famous character of Wuthering Heights' Heathcliff is no easy task, but Stanek is up to it.

Sage Smith

The House of Bernarda Alba

March 21, 2018

Point Park University student Sage Smith just finished up her run in The House of Bernarda Alba.

Dan DeLuca

The Full Monty

July 18, 2018

Pittsburgh native Dan DeLuca is happy to take off his clothes for his hometown, Pittsburgh, in the CLO's The Full Monty.

Jordan Craig

Phantom of the Opera

February 24, 2019

After three years on tour with the same show, Craig knows all there is about the Phantom.

Kara Lindsay

Newsies, Wicked, Beautiful

October 10, 2018

She's played many girls' dream roles on Broadway from Katherine in Newsies to Glinda.

Emily Borromeo

School of Rock

October 20, 2017

You've never had a teacher like this before. Borromeo dishes on the National Tour of School of Rock.

Gardar Thor Cortes

Love Never Dies

January 6, 2018

Cortes and castmate Diana DiMarzio talk about the Phantom of the Opera sequel, Love Never Dies, which kicks the New Year off at the Benedum Center.

Waitress on Tour


March 10, 2018

CMU alumnae Emily Koch and Arica Jackson are touring around baking pies with the National Tour of Waitress.

Hunter Ryan Herdlick


June 22, 2018

Carnegie Mellon University alumn Herdlicka is back in Pittsburgh to perform in the CLO's Titanic.

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