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Bio:
Amaker is a graduate of The Juilliard School with a BFA in Dance. Other credits include Dreamgirls (National Tour), the Muny productions of Hairspray and The Music Man. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Amaker is a graduate of The Juilliard School with a BFA in Dance. Other credits include Dreamgirls (National Tour), the Muny productions of Hairspray and The Music Man. (read complete bio)
Photo Flash: First Look at EPIC'S Production Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER At HERE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at EPIC'S Production Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER At HERE
by Stephi Wild - Dec 12, 2019

EPIC Players Inclusion Company's neuro-inclusive adaptation of Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, opened to a sold-out audience on December 6. The production runs through December 15 at HERE's mainstage in SoHo. Associate Artistic Director Travis Burbee, directs.

Photo Flash: Opening Night Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER At EPIC Players Inclusion Com Photo Photo Flash: Opening Night Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER At EPIC Players Inclusion Company
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 11, 2019

EPIC Players Inclusion Company's neuro-inclusive adaptation of Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, opened to a sold-out audience on December 6. Writer Ridley Pearson who co-wrote the book with Dave Barry was in attendance. The production runs through December 15 at HERE's mainstage in SoHo. 

Photo Flash: EPIC Players Inclusion Company In Rehearsal For PETER AND THE STARCATCHE Photo Photo Flash: EPIC Players Inclusion Company In Rehearsal For PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 4, 2019

EPIC Players Inclusion Company's neuro-inclusive adaptation of Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice opens on Friday night December 6 at HERE's mainstage in SoHo. The production runs December 6 – 15.

Photo Flash: First Look At EPIC Players Inclusion Company's Production Of PETER AND T Photo Photo Flash: First Look At EPIC Players Inclusion Company's Production Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2019

EPIC Players Inclusion Company's final production of 2019, Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice, opens next Friday at HERE's mainstage in SoHo. The neuro-inclusive adaptation runs December 6 – 15. Opening night is slated for December 6.

EPIC Players Inclusion Company To Present A Neuro-Inclusive Adaptation Of PETER AND T Photo EPIC Players Inclusion Company To Present A Neuro-Inclusive Adaptation Of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

EPIC Players Inclusion Company announced their final production of 2019, a neuro-inclusive adaptation of Peter and the Starcatcher by Rick Elice. The production runs December 6 - 15 at HERE's mainstage in SoHo. Opening night is slated for December 6.

MY PRINCESS DIANA Will Hold Benefit Concert For BC/EFA Photo MY PRINCESS DIANA Will Hold Benefit Concert For BC/EFA
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2019

Sprinkles Productions and the Theatre Authority will present a benefit concert of My Princess Diana to raise money for Broadway Cares / Equity Fight AIDS.

Photo Flash: EPIC In Rehearsal For EPIC4AUTISM: Songs from the Spectrum Photo Photo Flash: EPIC In Rehearsal For EPIC4AUTISM: Songs from the Spectrum
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2018

EPIC Players Inclusion Company's Springs Cabaret Benefit, EPIC4AUTISM: Songs from the Spectrum, will take place on Autism Awareness Day on April 2 at the HBO Theatre in Midtown. A pre-show cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres starts at 6:00 pm with the cabaret show starting at 7:00 pm. The evening is being generously sponsored in part by HBO's Corporate Social Responsibility Division. Proceeds will go towards funding EPIC Players upcoming season including their next production, William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

EPIC Players Inclusion Company Presents A New Cabaret EPIC4AUTISM: Songs From The Spe Photo EPIC Players Inclusion Company Presents A New Cabaret EPIC4AUTISM: Songs From The Spectrum
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2018

EPIC Players Inclusion Company is pleased to announce their Spring Cabaret Benefit, EPIC4AUTISM: Songs from the Spectrum, will take place on Autism Awareness Day on April 2 at the HBO Theatre in Midtown. A pre-show cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres starts at 6:00 pm with the cabaret show starting at 7:00 pm. The evening is being generously sponsored in part by HBO's Corporate Social Responsibility Division. Proceeds will go towards funding EPIC Players upcoming season including their next production, William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Stars from ROCK OF AGES & More Set for EPIC Players' 'SONGS ABOUT OURSELVES' Photo Stars from ROCK OF AGES & More Set for EPIC Players' 'SONGS ABOUT OURSELVES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Join the neuro-inclusive cast of The EPIC Players as they perform Broadway & pop classics about their ambitions, loves and lives alongside Broadway greats. This special, one-night only event features the talent of Jonathan Ivie (Rock of Ages), Amaker Smith (Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Justin Sargent (Spiderman), Katie Ivie (EPIC), and EPIC Players company members. The evening includes songs from hit Broadway shows The Secret Garden, Wicked, and Hamilton, among others.

Shefik Named Guest Speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sings for Pride
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2017

Media personality Shefik (Executive Producer and Host of the nationally-syndicated radio show, Shefik presents Invocation) has been named guest speaker at the 7th Annual Broadway Sing for Pride charity event, which takes place at The Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium.

Brad Oscar, Sarah Stiles, Gideon Glick, Frenchie Davis, George Faison and More to 'Sing for Pride' in UNSTOPPABLE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

On Monday, June 26, 2017, Broadway Sings for Pride will premiere their 7th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at the JCC Manhattan. This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special guests, and, of course, fun! The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation and Orlando's Contigo Fund.

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Presents A Concert Reading of LADY MONDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Presents, David Alan Thornton's Rock Opera, Lady Monday, in concert at the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe. This event is a benefit for Playhouse Creatures inner city youth theatre program 'Little Creatures Act Out'.

Full Cast Set for CRUDE - THE MUSICAL at NYMF
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 8, 2016

The full cast is set for CRUDE - THE MUSICAL, an official selection of the 2016 New York Musical Festival (NYMF). CRUDE is one of 10 new musicals to be presented as readings at the festival this month.  

STAGE TUBE: Daniel Quadrino and Company Sing 'Imagine' at 2016 Broadway Sings for Pride Benefit
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2016

Award-winning non-for-profit Broadway Sings for Pride (www.BroadwaySingsForPride.com) held their 6th annual PRIDE benefit concert on Monday, June 20, 2016. To start the night, Daniel Quadrino, from Broadway's Wicked and Newsies, sang 'Imagine' to reflect on the tragedy that happened in Orlando. He was joined onstage by members of the New York community, to echo the sentiment that New York stands behind Orlando and that art can be used to inspire and change minds. Scroll down for a video of the performance!

BROADWAY BARES: ON DEMAND Raises $1.4 Million for BC/EFA!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 20, 2016

Chiseled morning show hosts, rock-hard reality show contestants and pumped up politicos took over the airwaves at this year's ratings-raising edition of Broadway Bares, an evening of elaborately staged burlesque production numbers that gave a new meaning to 'Bares TV.'

Bebe Neuwirth, Lesli Margherita & More Will Unite to Celebrate NYC Pride
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 1, 2016

On Monday, June 20, 2016, non for profit BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE will premiere their 6th anniversary benefit concert in New York City at the JCC Manhattan! This milestone event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, special celebrity guests and more! The show will honor the Tyler Clementi Foundation and AIDS pioneer and activist Ruth Coker Burks.  Broadway Sings for Pride, is a multiple award-wining is a non-for-profit organization that brings together Broadway talent, activists and celebrities to educate the public, raise awareness of the needs of LGBTQ youth, and support these young people so that they may reach their full potential.

BWW Flashback: Get Ready for Tonight's BROADWAY BARES with a Look Back at 2012's!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 23, 2013

It was a storybook night of your favorite fairy tales as more than 200 of New York's sexiest dancers brought BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS to life for two performances (9:30 PM and midnight) on Sunday, June 17. BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS, which is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS was held at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all the excitement, fun and sexiness backstage!

Dances Patrelle Presents THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER, 12/6-9
by Kelsey Denette - Nov 7, 2012

Dances Patrelle presents the 17th annual production of The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 6 - 9, 2012 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday - Friday at 7pm; Saturday at 2pm and 7pm; and Sunday at noon and 5pm. Tickets are $45 - $85 and are available at 212-772-4448 or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office.

Photo Coverage: Backstage at BROADWAY BARES XXII - 'Happy Endings' Galore!
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 18, 2012

It was a storybook night of your favorite fairy tales as more than 200 of New York's sexiest dancers brought BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS to life for two performances (9:30 PM and midnight) on Sunday, June 17. BROADWAY BARES XXII: HAPPY ENDINGS, which is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS was held at Roseland Ballroom (239 West 52nd Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture all the excitement, fun and sexiness backstage!

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 21, 2012

Last night, March 20, Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated the musical's landmark one year anniversary at the Palace Theatre before the show with the stars cutting the "Priscilla Pink Pie Face Pie" from Australia's most celebrated Bakery cafe "Pie Face." Following the celebratory performance, Priscilla's half millionth audience member was crowned on stage along with a secret "Oprah-style" prizing moment and a special surprise performance from the cheerleading squad "Cheer New York." BroadwayWorld was on hand for the pre and post-show celebrations and brings you complete photo coverage of the night below!

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