STAGE TUBE: BRING IT ON's Nikki Bohne and Bettis Richardson Talk Understudy Life
Upstairs Landing Productions presents another episode of "Standing By" with guests Nikki Bohne and Bettis Richardson from the new production of Bring It On, opening this week on Broadway at the St. James Theater. Watch the video below!
"Standing By" introduces you to the understudies, standbys and swings helping keep Broadway's curtains up every night. Host Caskey Hunsader speaks with Broadway's rising stars on this new and exciting web series. Bohne and Richardson discuss what it's like to be a part of the company of this action-packed new musical and the challenges it presents to tackle multiple roles and be ready to go on at a moment's notice.
Nikki Bohne makes her Broadway debut with Bring It On and stands by for the roles of Campbell, Eva, Skylar and Kylar. Before touring with Bring It On, Nikki starred as Elle Woods in the national tour of Legally Blonde. Regional: Aida (Amneris), Annie Get Your Gun (Annie), Footloose (Rusty). She holds a BFA from Brigham Young University.
Bettis Richardson is also making his Broadway debut in the ensemble and covers the roles of Steven, Randall and La Cienega. He is a singer-songwriter and former Top 32 contestant on "American Idol." On screen appearances include "CSI: NY," "Dancing With the Stars," the Oscars, "America's Got Talent" and movies such as Bring It On and The Muppets.
Host CASKEY HUNSADER is no stranger to theater both on and off stage. He is an accomplished performer and stage manager had has worked both in New York and on several national tours. In addition to his performance and stage management work, he is the owner and executive producer of Upstairs Landing Productions, specializing in the development and creation of theater and new media. ULP's first webseries, "Fat Guy" premiered to acclaim last fall and all episodes are available for viewing at www.fatguyshow.com.
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