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Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!

Broadway dreams came true for sixty-four students from across the country when they performed alongside their Broadway idols in BDF's Circle of Dreams NYC Showcase at New World Stages. BDF teaches the next generation of musical theater performers how to kick start their career through unique, week-long performance intensives taught by Broadway's brightest stars and savvy industry insiders. Sixty-four exceptional students were nominated from each of the six cities BDF visited this summer to showcase their talents before an audience of the industry's top casting directors, agents and directors.

The Broadway Dreams Foundation's "Circle of Dreams NYC Showcase," directed by Olivier Award-nominated director Stafford Arima, featured Broadway favorites Tituss Burgess, Joey Contreras, Craig D'Amico, Greg Graham, Deidre Goodwin, Tyler Hanes, Greg Haney, Luke Hawkins, Syke Mattox, Liz McCartney, Nancy Opel, Nicholas Rodriguez and Matthew Scott. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special event below!

The Broadway Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing training, mentoring and career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers. Intensive programs are offered nationally throughout the year, led by an exceptional faculty of high-profile Broadway professionals. This past year, 42% of BDF students attended programs on full or partial scholarship. Past students have gone on to star in the Broadway, Off-Broadway and National Touring companies of If/Then, Bring It On The Musical, Annie, The Book of Mormon, Little Miss Sunshine, bare, Porgy and Bess, Evita, Catch Me If You Can and more.

Photo Credit: Jessica Fallon Gordon

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Skye Mattox

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Donnie Kehr

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Greg Haney

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Broadway Dreams Foundation Students

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Stafford Arima with Broadway Dreams Foundation Students

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Stafford Arima with Broadway Dreams Foundation Students

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Joey Contreras, Ginna Le Vine and Greg Kamp

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Matthew Scott

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Deidre Goodwin

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Deidre Goodwin

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Luke Hawkins

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Rachel Hoffman and Annette Tanner

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Kenneth Singer and Annette Tanner

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Annette Tanner and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Amy Rogers and Bob Cline

Photo Coverage: Inside Broadway Dreams Foundation's CIRCLE OF DREAM Showcase with Billy Porter & More!
Craig D'Amico


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