The shutdown of Broadway has affected not only theaters,
but also the hundreds of ancillary jobs that support commercial venues in New
York City. Learn all about what goes on behind the scenes on Broadway and the
many creative professionals that bring the magic of theater to life. When will
the neon lights shine bright again for our beloved Broadway? Join Broadway producer and educator Jessica
Genick for a look into the history and development of Broadway and what the future holds for New York City’s iconic Great White Way.
Speaker: Jessica Genick is a Tony nominated producer of 10 Broadway
shows. In addition to her career as a producer, Jessica is a theater arts
educator, consultant and leadership coach. Jessica creates and leads
"Business of Broadway" workshops and provides show specific
curriculum for students of all ages and for private groups. Prior to her
career as a producer, Jessica was a professional actor and received her BFA in
Musical Theater from Syracuse University. Jessica then studied Drama Therapy at
The New School and received her Master's Degree in Drama Therapy from NYU.
Jessica offers absorbing, relevant, and thought- provoking courses that
provide audiences with the opportunity to learn about the history and
development of Broadway and their favorite productions.
Date: May 26, 2021
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