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Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase

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 directorStafford Arima, featured Broadway favorites Tituss Burgess, Joey Contreras, Craig D'Amico, Greg Graham, Deidre Goodwin, Tyler Hanes, Gregory Haney, Luke Hawkins, Syke Mattox, Liz McCartney, Nancy Opel, Nicholas Rodriguezand Matthew Scott. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the perfromances 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.

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Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
BDF students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Executive Director, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Annette Tanner and actor Billy Porter attend the Broadway Dreams Foundation's "Circle of Dreams NYC Showcase" at New World Stages on November 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
BDF students Sam Faulkner and Luke Hawkins

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
BDF students Honey Ribar and Hannah Grey Hustad

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
BDF students Emerson Steele and Olivia Hardy

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Bring It On

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Deidre Goodwin

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Director Stafford Arima (3rd left) and students attend the Broadway Dreams Foundation's "Circle of Dreams NYC Showcase" at New World Stages on November 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Donnie Kehr and students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Gina Levine and students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Gregory Haney, Jackson Tanner and students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Liz McCartney and students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Nancy Opel and students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 25: Casting director Rachel Hoffman and Executive Director, Broadway Dreams Foundation, Annette Tanner attend the Broadway Dreams Foundation's "Circle of Dreams NYC Showcase" at New World Stages on November 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Rachel Hoffman

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase
Skye Mattox and BDF students

Photos: Inside BDF's CIRCLE OF DREAMS Showcase


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