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Conversations with Kimberly
Start Date: 5/3/2021Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 5/3/2021End Time: 9:00 PM

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Conversations with Kimberly – With Special Guests Diana Huey and Raymond J. Lee
Real Talk: Life On Stage… And Off

Monday, May 3, 2021
7pm to 9pm

FREE with registration – click here to register!

The Theatre Program of the Department of Performing Arts is excited to welcome Broadway veteran and guest instructor Kimberly Marable back for a night of conversation and audience Q&A. Kimberly will host special guests Diana Huey and Raymond J. Lee for an honest exploration of balancing life, art, and being an artist of color. “Real Talk: Life On Stage… And Off” is sure to be a thought-provoking and inspirational event. Join us!

Diana Huey is a Helen Hayes and Gregory Award Winning New York based actor best known for her portrayal of Kim in Miss Saigon (Signature Theatre) and Ariel in the National Tour productions of Disney’s The Little Mermaid, where she made international headlines for combating racism over her casting as an Asian American actor. As a stage actor, she has worked regionally across the country and been a part of several world and U.S. premieres of new musicals and plays including Anchuli Felicia King’s White Pearl, Pasek and Paul’s James and the Giant Peach (Spider), and most recently Michael Arden’s production of Maybe Happy Ending. On screen she has been featured in Pokémon (Shirataki), Netflix’s It’s Bruno (Avery), TNT’s Leverage (Bree) and The Glee Project (Season 1). Diana is a proud advocate for diversity and inclusion in the arts and has found a new passion in advocacy and virtual work sessions on the subject, especially with students. For more info, follow along at @DianaHuey! www.DianaHuey.com />
Raymond J. Lee was most recently in the company of Mack & Mabel at City Center Encores! and Soft Power at The Public Theater. Other Broadway credits include Aladdin, Groundhog Day, Honeymoon in Vegas, AnythingGoes, and Mamma Mia! Film/TV credits include: Marriage Story, Ghost Town, Succession, Billions, Red Oaks, and Smash. Voiceover credits include projects for Dreamworks, Netflix, Nickelodeon, and several audiobooks. He is a proud graduate of Northwestern University. Follow @raymondjlee and visit
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Kimberly Marable has spent the last 14 years as a working actor. Her Broadway appearances include The Lion King (u/s Nala, Shenzi, Sarabi) and Sister Act (u/s Deloris van Cartier). Most notably, she is an original cast member of the Tony and Grammy Award winning musical Hadestown on Broadway where she understudies Persephone and a Fate. Her international touring credits include The Book of Mormon, Sister Act (u/s Deloris van Cartier), Dreamgirls, Hairspray, and The Wedding Singer (u/s Linda). Kimberly has performed at regional theaters including The Signature in Arlington, VA and Arkansas Repertory Theatre ("The Rep") in Little Rock, AR. She recently participated in the pre-Broadway development of The Wanderer with New Kids on the Block's Joey McIntyre, which is set to make its world premiere at Papermill Playhouse. The Theatre Program is thrilled to welcome Kimberly back as a guest instructor for the Musical Theatre Cabaret Class this spring.
Conversations with Kimberly
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