BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: A Chat with VP Boyle
Thirteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series now in it's second season here on BroadwayWorld. "Konversations with Keeme" is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.
The series follows Keeme's interviews as he receives advice on "the business", performing, and leadership from the pros in the performing arts industry. These interviews are released weekly on BroadwayWorld.
New Paradigm Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit theatre fostering creative problem solvers, leaders, and global citizens through theatre arts education and productions. This series is one of the ways that NPT features their outstanding Youth Board of directors (all the production and on-camera work is facilitated by our Youth with some guidance from our Pros). Artistic Director and Broadway veteran, Kristin Huffman says, "New Paradigm is a theatre with a social conscience. We produce events and shows that not only entertain with Broadway pros, but that also connect directly to our community and teach youth leadership.
This second seasons leads right up to NPT's Holiday show on Dec 15 and 16 at Fairfield Theatre. Get your tickets here.
Keeme's interview this week: VP Boyle is a preeminent Broadway audition coach as well as an expert in contemporary musical theatre and pop/rock musicals with over 25 years of experience on and off the stage. Internationally, Boyle's televised coaching appearances include Italy's top-rated talent show Io Canto and the Brazilian television series Broadway Dreams. Boyle has worked with professionals, students, educators and college programs throughout the US. His innovative approach to curriculum design for the performing arts in higher education integrates wellness, personal branding, technology, entrepreneurship, artistic empowerment and real-world skills imperative for current industry trends. Boyle created The Musical Theatre Forum, a high-exposure casting workshop for Broadway-level actors with every major casting agency in New York which is celebrating it's 20th Anniversary. His book, Audition Freedom: The Irreverent Wellness Guide for Theatre People is available at Amazon and he has contributed his expertise as a frequent guest contributor to Broadway World, as well as being featured as the Broadway expert in Southern Theatre Magazine. He recently made his West Coast theatrical directing debut with the hit show Roar and wrote/directed the Academy-award qualifying musical short film It Is What It Is and the award-winning musical short films Lifeless #BeingKindaDeadSortaSucks and Gingerbread House.Find out more about him: http://vpboyle.com/portfolioitem/big-wave/
Konversations with Keeme is produced with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.