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Jasper Grant

Jasper Grant is a brilliant Musical Director and Broadway Connection Master Teacher who almost had his music education cut short when he was mistakenly identified as being "tone deaf" by his third grade music teacher Miss Gladdin. Since then he has gone on to Music Direct from China to Californa including the National Tours: The Color Purple, Altar Boyz, Fame, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Smokey Joe's Cafe. Favorite regional credits include: The Wiz, Company, The King and I, Beehive, Diamonds, A Chorus Line, Fiddler On The Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy, Weird Romance, Quilters, South Pacific, Merrily We Roll Along, and Damn Yankees. Former Faculty: USD/Old Globe Theatre. Upcoming: Saved! (Kansas City Rep) and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Beijing) Jasper thanks Mike Norman, his first piano teacher, who didn't believe Miss Gladdin anyway. BFA, Boston Conservatory.

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From YOUNG FRANK to MARY POPPINS Billy Griffin who taught Broadway Connection Master Classes while one tour with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is back on the road with MARY POPPINS and super excited to teach more tap, jazz, musical theatre and audition tech master classes. Congrats Billy!
BC Teacher THAYNE JASPERSON goes from NEWSIES to MATILDA! Congratulations to Thayne as he starts rehearsals for the new Broadway production of MATILDA! We cannot wait to see you in the show!
The Broadway Connection Experience

Our students grew technically and loved every minute of class with Lauren.  We look forward to our next Broadway Connection!

- M. Larnard

Thanks so much for arranging our Broadway Connection class with BC Teacher, Fred Odgaard (FINDING NEVERLAND) today in NYC! Loved that he was so specific with the girls about movements. What a great class! So awesome for the kids to see the emphasis on movement as opposed to tricks!! Yeah!! Thank you again for these great opportunities for our young people.

- J. Braudt
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