Well, 2017 is here and the team at Broadway Sessions is ready to bring you another exciting and varied year full of all things musical theatre. Before we get too far into 2017, we wanted to welcome you back with some updated information about our team, and tell you about some new helpers we’ve found to make Broadway Sessions bigger and better than ever before.
Starting with one half of the producers, Scott has moved to Sydney (which is big news), BUT don’t worry, he’ll still be back for most Sessions – and managing things from afar when not available to join us. With this move, we saw an opportunity to bring in one of our regular performers to assist with the running and producing of Broadway Sessions. We are very excited to have Mark Oates joining the team as Associate Producer.
Moving to our hosting team, we’re doing something a little different in 2017. We now have a “regular hosting team” for most Sessions, with guest hosts joining us at different times throughout the year. As a result, we’re excited to be welcoming both Lindsay Prodea and Mark Oates as our Broadway Sessions hosts for 2017! Lindsay will be hosting our first Session (this weekend!), but you will be seeing more of both their faces from month-to-month as a result (which, mind you, is not a bad thing!).
From a stage management perspective, our loyal (and amazing) stage manager Jess Nash has been invited to tour around Australia with SA’s State Theatre Company, and will unfortunately be missing a number of Sessions throughout 2017. We’ve excited to have yet another amazing stage manager, Amanda Rowe, fill her (big) shoes when Jess is busy interstate. Welcome to the team Amanda!
You would have seen him at almost every Broadway Sessions event, and if not, certainly seen his work online almost every month, but we’re excited to have Tim Bates as our (officially) official photographer throughout 2017. The monthly gallery is one of the best ways to remember each and every Session, and Tim’s tireless work each month often goes unrewarded – so thanks Tim!
Lastly, but certainly not least(ly), we’ve created a new position behind-the-scenes to help us with the management of Broadway Sessions in the online world. Many of you will already know her, but she’s been hiding away on the opposite side of the globe for some time now – joining the team as Social Media Guru is Megan Doherty. She’ll be the one behind the social media curtain ensuring that we keep you updated in the speediest of time. Welcome to the team Megan, and welcome back to Australia!
Whew! What a list… All in all, Broadway Sessions for 2017 is going to be even bigger and better than ever before. We have many things to announce, but patience is definitely important here – as time goes by, all will be revealed! We hope you’ve had a good start to the year, and look forward to seeing you on Sunday for our January Session!