Want to 'hangout' with a Broadway Producer? Here's your chance. Career Services will be facilitating a Google Hangout with Andrew Asnes '87 (see Bio below) on Thursday, March 28th @ 12:15 PM. If you're on-campus, please RSVP & let us know you will stop by the Career Services Office to join. If you're off-campus, please contact Kate Yee (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be added to the Google Hangout. Mr. Asnes kindly submitted the following Biography (but, I am sure there is a great deal more he can tell us!):
Andrew Asnes is an entrepreneur and theatrical producer. As a producer he has a keen eye for projects with both commercial appeal and artistic viability. Mr. Asnes is drawn to projects that attract audiences on various levels from emotional power to cultural commentary to pure entertainment. For Broadway he has been a producer of SUPERIOR DONUTS, THE COLOR PURPLE MUSICAL, LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL and ALL MY SONS, as well producing tours and international productions of THE COLOR PURPLE MUSICAL and LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL. He is currently producing a new musical comedy spoof titled 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL which is touring the US and planning for an Off-Broadway production.
His production company financed the Original Cast Album of LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL and has placed profitable investments in productions of Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT and DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS.
He is the Founder of TheaterAdvisor.com, a website and technology tool for theatergoers to share their opinions of plays and musical and leverage the power of word-of-mouth as well as publisher of the upcoming book 1001 Broadway Fun Facts. Previously Mr. Asnes was a principal dancer with The Paul Taylor Dance Company, Twyla Tharp Dance and performed in the Broadway productions of CONTACT, JUMPERS and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS as well as in several television programs and films. A Dartmouth graduate from the class of 1987, he states, "Had I not attended Dartmouth College, I would never have been a dancer."