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Joe Rosko lives his life helping others define their dreams and then chase after them. Built For The Stage is an online fitness program that helps actors match their Broadway talent to a new Broadway body. Through @builtforthestage, Joe has come across so many inspiring stories of how actors went through the peaks and valleys of a career in “the business” and how they finally ended up on a Broadway Stage.

Joe Rosko lives his life helping others define their dreams and then chase after them. Built For The Stage is an online fitness program that helps actors match their Broadway talent to a new Broadway body. Through @builtforthestage, Joe has come across so many inspiring stories of how actors went through the peaks and valleys of a career in “the business” and how they finally ended up on a Broadway Stage.
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Joe Rosko lives his life helping others define their dreams and then chase after them. Built For The Stage is an online fitness program that helps actors match their Broadway talent to a new Broadway body. Through @builtforthestage, Joe has come across so many inspiring stories of how actors went through the peaks and valleys of a career in “the business” and how they finally ended up on a Broadway Stage.

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Episodes

#41 - Jacob Gutierrez

12/9/2019
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Jacob Gutierrez / @jacobgutierrez shares with us about his Broadway debut in ALADDIN. Jacob is a part of the ensemble and goes on from time to time as Aladdin, while serving as one of the understudies. We also have some laughs together as he does a few impersonations for us. ALADDIN www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:17:43

#40 - Harris Milgrim

12/2/2019
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Harris Milgrim / @harrismilgrim chats with us about his time in TOOTSIE, as well as some great audition tips for actors. TOOTSIE CATS www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:17:38

#39 - Timothy Hughes

11/25/2019
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Timothy Hughes / @timothyrhughes chats about embracing your type, filming THE GREATEST SHOWMAN, the social media viral video showing Tim snatching a Re-Elect Trump 2020 flag off a spectator in the midst of a FROZEN curtain call, as well as his current experiences in the Tony winning best musical, HADESTOWN! CHAPLIN FROZEN HADESTOWN www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:25:21

#38 - Nina LaFarga

11/18/2019
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Nina Lafarga / @ninalafarga shares with us her experience as a Broadway veteran! We chat a bit about IN THE HEIGHTS because who doesn't want to? AIDA SWEET CHARITY IN THE HEIGHTS WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ON YOUR FEET FROZEN www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:23:21

#37 - Chris Rice

11/11/2019
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Christopher Rice / @chrisriceny joins us on episode 37 to chat about his time with PRETTY WOMAN THE MUSICAL. Chris made his Broadway debut in BOOK OF MORMON. We chat about all things Broadway, how actors can successfully market themselves in the midst of a career in theatre, how he was cast in two Broadway shows but, was not accepted into one college theatre program when auditioning as a student, as well as some Times Square Naked Cowboy chatting. THE BOOK OF MORMAN PRETTY WOMAN...

Duration:00:30:06

#36 - Jacob Haren

11/4/2019
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Jacob Haren / @jacobdharen can be seen 8 times a week in Broadway's BOOK OF MORMON. Jacob is a seasoned vet in the show and can share some insight on how he continues to make performances fun and fresh. He also happens to be a Disney junkie and shares with us some of the top secret mysteries about Mickey and the gang. We also talk about self-worth as a performer and how important it is to love yourself in and out of a gig. BROADWAY: BOOK OF MORMON www.builtforthestage.com...

Duration:00:26:29

#35 - Elyse Niederee

10/28/2019
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Elyse Niederee / @elyseniederee recently made her Broadway debut in KING KONG. We chat about that exciting experience and the unique way she was brought into the show. She also just happened to make her debut during the recent NYC blackout. Elyse is a certified yoga instructor and talks about her practice and how it can help performers on and off of the stage. We also cover her love for hiking, misinterpreted obsession for free samples, and some other chuckle-worthy topics. BROADWAY: KING...

Duration:00:23:02

#34 - Bradley Gibson

10/21/2019
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"Bradley Gibson / @bradgibson13 is currently playing Simba in THE LION KING on Broadway. Brad shares his experiences playing the iconic Disney role, some new original music he's been working on, and more! BROADWAY: THE LION KING A BRONX TALE ROCKY www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:31:26

#33 - Giuseppe Bausilio

10/14/2019
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Giuseppe Bausilio / @giuseppebausilio is currently playing Charles Lee in HAMILTON on Broadway. Giuseppe shares how growing up with ballet dancers for parents, he danced for six to seven hours a day as a child. All that training paid off when he was discovered at a dance competition in NYC. That discovery would eventually lead him to the start of his Broadway career, playing the title role in BILLY ELLIOT. BROADWAY: HAMILTON HELLO DOLLY CATS ALADDIN NEWSIES BILLY ELLIOT...

Duration:00:18:47

#32 - Krystina Alabado

10/7/2019
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Krystina Alabado / @krystinaalabado is currently playing as Gretchen Wieners in MEAN GIRLS on Broadway. Krystina chats about her time with the plastics, tips on making self-tapes, as well as her approach on mentally focusing/centering herself before an audition or show. BROADWAY: MEAN GIRLS AMERICAN PSYCHO AMERICAN IDIOT www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:28:02

#31 - Gideon Glick

9/30/2019
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Built For The Stage Fam, Gideon Glick / @gidglick is currently playing as Dill Harris in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway. Gideon was nominated for a Tony for his performance as Dill. Listen in to hear how Gideon went from playing his dream role, Todo, in THE WIZARD OF OZ to now being a part of his fourth Broadway show. BROADWAY: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD SIGNIFICANT OTHER SPIDERMAN TURN OFF THE DARK SPRING AWAKENING www.builtforthestage.com www.broadwaypodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:26:00

#30 - Joe Rosko

7/29/2019
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In the final episode of Season 1, I break down the highlights from our first season! Listen in and also hear about exciting news with our partnership with the Broadway Podcast Network. Go to broadwaypodcastnetwork.com for more info!

Duration:00:46:25

#29 - David Bankston

7/22/2019
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Episode 29 is a special one. I chatted with my college professor, best friend, and best man from my wedding. We chat about performing, auditioning, running a marathon while drinking beer, and stories from his past that influenced the creation of his music albums. David Bankston’s musical career began in the early 1970s when his folk-rock band, “Manchild,” was signed to Capitol Records. The group toured the United States performing in famous folk clubs of the era, universities, and concert...

Duration:00:38:35

#28 - Aaron Alcaraz

7/15/2019
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BFTS Fam, @aaronreads chats with us about making his Broadway Debut in MEAN GIRLS. He goes on a 10 year journey from a children's theatre production of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL as Basketball Player #4 to a Swing in a Broadway production! Listen in and be inspired as we listen to Aaron Alcaraz's journey. BROADWAY: MEAN GIRLS

Duration:00:25:08

#27 - Fredric Odgaard

7/8/2019
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@fodg started out dancing in Vegas for Celine Dion, Cher, and other hit artists. He then ventured into the world of musical theatre and has had quite the career so far. Tune in with @builtforthestage fam, Fredric Odgaard, as we drive around Times Square NYC and eventually end up parking in front of his current Broadway show, MOULIN ROUGE. BROADWAY: FINDING NEVERLAND KINKY BOOTS MOULIN ROUGE

Duration:00:28:29

#26 - Casey Garvin

7/1/2019
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BFTS Fam, @caseygarvin joins me on BFTS Podcast. Casey is currently in the cast of King Kong on Brodway. This year was a big one for Casey. Casey an his cast mates were awarded Best Ensemble at the Chita Rivera Awards. He was named one of five performers in The Ensemble List's Stand Out Featured Ensemble Members in a Broadway Show. He was named one of Time Out Magazine's Sexiest Chorus Boys in a Broadway Show. And, he was also featured in Broadway Bare's official photo shoot to promote the...

Duration:00:20:29

#25 - Sheldon Henry

6/24/2019
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Sheldon Henry / @d_only_don chats with me at Herald Square. He shares about being on The Late Night Show and his pursuit to get sponsored by Bass Pro Shop. BROADWAY: THE PROM

Duration:00:26:06

#24 - Jessica Ernest

6/17/2019
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I got to walk in a circle in Columbus Circle, NYC with Jessica Ernest / @maritimegirl01 who is currently in the cast of CHICAGO on Broadway. You can catch up with Jessica on her website, www.jessicaernest.com BROADWAY: CHICAGO

Duration:00:20:33

#23 - Michal Kolaczko

6/10/2019
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Built For The Stage Fam, @michalkolaczko recently closed up a show with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet. He now is transitioning into his Broadway debut with The Cher Show. Hear how a dreamer who grew up with Polish parents in Detroit, Michigan has made it to the bright lights of Broadway. BROADWAY: THE CHER SHOW

Duration:00:30:02

#22 - Rachel Schur

6/3/2019
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Broadway Actress, Dog Mom, Entrepreneur, Britney Spears Impersonator... Need I say more? Join me on this episode with @rachel_schur as we sit in Bryant Park with some tea from her company Realitea Check and her little doggy sitting by. You can also see this full interview on @builtforthestage IGTV channel. http://shoprealitcheck.com/ BROADWAY: CHICAGO JERSEY BOYS

Duration:00:31:38