Shoba Narayan, who plays Princess Jasmine in Broadway’s Aladdin, just so happens to also be an award-winning bharatanatyam performer and teacher, as well as a classical violinist and trained ballet dancer.
Living the #dancerlife is no easy feat. Between daily technique classes, late night rehearsals and numerous side gigs to get the bills paid, dancers often don’t prioritize self care. It may seem like the least important item on your never-ending to-do list, but it’s vital to make time for your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. […]
Casey Nicholaw’s choreography for Aladdin blends ethnic flavor and Broadway pizzazz. Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) and James Monroe Iglehart (Genie) rehearse “Friend Like Me.” Photo by Matthew Murphy, Courtesy Aladdin. If you scan the impressive list of Broadway musicals directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw—that would include The Drowsy Chaperone, The Book of Mormon and, […]