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All In: Making Your Passion A Full-Time Profession

Last year, actor, musician and motivational speaker Jarreau Williams left his day job to pursue performing full-time. Over the past year, he has seen his career develop and grow in leaps and bounds, experiencing many professional highs and facing each new challenge with an infectious and effervescent spirit. Read on to learn more about his decision to take a leap of faith and the inspiring and illuminating lessons that he’s learned along the way.

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Interview: Writer, Brand Manager and Public Speaker Annie Franceschi On Learning How to Tell Your Greatest Story

Annie Franceschi’s path as an artist has taken her from working as an assistant in L.A., starting a new job and being laid off, to getting her dream job at The Walt Disney Studios and then leaving that dream job to pursue an exciting career as a brand manager, public speaker, and Amazon bestselling author. Read ahead to discover how she got from point A to point Z and her tips for how to make the transition into a full-time career as an artist and solopreneur.

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Interview: Hamilton National Tour Actor Austin Scott on His Journey to and Interpretation of Alexander Hamilton

Hamilton actor Austin Scott has just wrapped up his time playing Alexander Hamilton in the national tour and he is now setting his sights on new endeavors. Read on to learn more about his time on tour, the path that led him to playing one of the most iconic characters in musical history, and what he hopes lies ahead as he starts his next chapter.

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Interview: Barrett Wilbert Weed on Lysistrata Jones, Mean Girls, and Playing Bold Characters on Broadway

Part Two of our Mean Girls takeover features Broadway actress and singer Barrett Wilbert Weed, who plays the standout role of Janis Ian. Read ahead to learn more about the work she has put in to build a career and a home for herself on Broadway.

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Interview: Grey Henson on His Path to Broadway and Playing the Iconic Role of Damian in Mean Girls on Broadway

In honor of our one year anniversary (and October 3rd falling on a Wednesday), we’re sharing behind-the-scenes looks at the development of Mean Girls the musical through the eyes of two leading cast members. First up, Grey Henson discussing his fresh take on the character of Damian, the process of producing a new musical, and the path that lead him to Broadway

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Interview: Media Producer Christy Steele on Uncovering and Cultivating One's Passions

After working for over ten years in the media and film industry, Christy Steele has learned the importance of self-motivation, how to manage personalities, and the value in always "thinking bigger." Read ahead to learn more about these observations and her plans to continue sharing fascinating stories, from underwater depths to the darkest corners of the universe.

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Interview: Broadway's Cheerleader-in-Chief Abby DePhillips on Pageants, Princess Parties, and Her Passion for Theatre

Our final Gagged Girls Takeover interview features Abby DePhillips, one of Broadway's biggest fans, Miss Teen United States 2014, and an OG member of the Gagged Girl Gang. Read ahead to learn about her work with Broadway artists and the many friendships she's built along the way.

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Interview: Gagged Chokers Intern Caitlin McNeilage on Faith, Trust, and the Importance of Sisterhood

When Caitlin McNeilage isn't working backstage with the ladies of Gagged Chokers or attending Broadway after-parties and events, she is studying diligently at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, arming herself with the tools to succeed in the entertainment industry. Read on to learn more about her path to Tisch, her plans for the future, and life as a member of the Gagged Girl Gang.

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