Christopher J. Hanke and Alex Newell pose with students of Broadway Dreams Philadelphia.
Christopher J. Hanke and Alex Newell pose with students of Broadway Dreams Philadelphia.
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The performing arts education nonprofit Broadway Dreams has released photos from their Philadelphia training intensive at the Kimmel Center.

Billy Porter and Alex Newell take a break from teaching to grab a quick photo.
Billy Porter and Alex Newell take a break from teaching to grab a quick photo.
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The program offers highly personalized musical-theater training and mentoring through weeklong performing-arts intensive workshops for students of all ages, skill levels, and socioeconomic backgrounds. At the end of the week students perform alongside their mentors for an audience.

Emerson Steele and students rehearse with Otis Sallid.
Emerson Steele and students rehearse with Otis Sallid.
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Mentors for the week in Philadelphia included Craig D'Amico, Christopher J. Hanke, Dan Knechtges, Billy Porter, Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond, and Nicholas Rodriguez.

Dakota Mullins and Emma Hearn perform.
Dakota Mullins and Emma Hearn perform.
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The organization's final intensive of the summer will be held August 20-27 at Sheridan College in Toronto.