Guest Artist, Colorado State University
NOAH RACEY is the new head of Musical Theatre at Colorado State University. He has been a part of the National and New York City theatre scene for the past 26 years, originating roles in Broadway shows like Curtains, Thoroughly Modern Millie (for which he was associate choreographer, helping Rob Ashford win the Tony Award for Best Choreography), Never Gonna Dance and the first revival of Follies. Noah has given master classes, workshops and lectures all around the world. He’s the founding Artistic Director of The New York Song & Dance Company completing multiple international tours working in tandem with the US State Department. Their latest show, Noah Racey’s: PULSE won raves at its premier at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, where he also starred last December as Harold Hill, in Jeff Calhoun’s new version of The Music Man. Noah is a published lyricist, writing lyrics for the 1st National Tour of Swing! His latest collaboration with acclaimed writer/director Dick Scanlan had its premiere at Symphony Space in NYC, and is currently securing a home for its next stage of development. Noah can be seen in numerous television shows including The Black List, Person of Interest, Are We There Yet? and Boardwalk Empire. He is a Boston Conservatory graduate and a product of – and a strong proponent for – arts funding in Public Schools.
Shine On, You Crazy Diamond
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How do I get better at dance auditions?
How do I become a better dancer?
How do I get out of my own way?
You dance like your life is on the line. You bring your full intention, your full self to the moment and trust you were meant to be there.
I've been in New York 26 years; on Broadway; originated roles on Broadway; starred on Broadway; Choreographed on Broadway, I have been doing (and am currently doing) this thing we call Musical Theatre my whole life. I know first hand what the real work is. Come find it with me.