Didi Conn Of 'GREASE' Presents Educational Workshop 11/22
Didi Conn, star of the smash hit 1978 film GREASE, the Broadway cast of GREASE and StudentsLive will team up on Saturday, November 22 to present an educational workshop for over 500 students, Girl Scouts and teachers. The StudentsLive GREASE WORKSHOP will offer an insider's look into the world of Broadway and reveal "behind the scenes" information on the Tony Award nominated production.Hosted by Kirsten Wyatt (Frenchy), Ashley Spencer (Sandy), Janine DiVita (Rizzo) and StudentsLive Teaching Artists, the interactive workshop will include fun interaction on stage, teaching of music and choreography from the show, games, a question and answer session and a chat with keynote speaker Didi Conn.GREASE is the word on Broadway! America's favorite musical returns to Broadway in a brand new production directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (The Pajama Game).
StudentsLive's Mission is to create highly effective, interactive and innovative workshops, and new audience development programs, in partnership with the best theater our country has to offer, "Broadway." We enrich the audiences access to and understanding of live theatre; create and inspire newer, better and wider audiences and artists alike; and, connect and provide deeply engaging, experiential visits to Broadway shows by offering the highest quality education programming and services. Programs like ours enable a new generation of audiences to make the arts a permanent part of their lives and return young people to Broadway in ways in which they can deeply explore its value, not just fill up a seat.
ABOUT Didi Conn
Actress and comedienne Didi Conn is best known for her starring role as Frenchy, the beauty school drop-out in the films GREASE and GREASE II. She recently commemorated the thirtieth anniversary of Grease by writing "Frenchy's Grease Scrapbook: We'll Always Be
Together" which was published by Hyperion. On television, Ms. Conn was a regular on "The Practice" and the hit series "Benson." She is loved by children of all ages for her 10 year run as Station Mistress Stacy Jones on the award winning P.B.S. series "Shining Time Station." Ms. Conn made her Broadway debut starring as Bella in Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning-play Lost in Yonkers. Most recently, Ms. Conn has produced a new animated PRE-School musical series entitled, "Didi Lightful" with music and lyrics by David Shire.