As kids all over America head back to school, Broadway.com decided to ask our favorite Broadway stars to look back at their own years in the classroom, sharing memories of favorite subjects and activities and describing their younger selves. Two-time Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Nick Adams is currently living the glamorous life as Priscilla Queen of the Desert draq queen Felicia. In Adams' pre-disco days, however, backpacks counted as a fashionable accessory!
Who was your favorite teacher and why?
Cathy Rand at Boston Conservatory. She taught me that structure frees creativity.
What advice would you give to your school-age self?
Trust yourself. Don't be afraid to be you, and life is about to get a hell of a lot more fun!
In school you would have been named "most likely to..."
Be made fun of :)
What song sums up your school experience?
"Who's Laughing Now" by Jessie J.
What's your favorite back-to-school item?
A cute North Face backpack...still rocking one. Or a fancy trapper keeper.
What class did you dread and why?
Theology. Enough said.
In which extracurricular activities did you participate?
Thespian society, student council, ski club, cross country and photography.
What is your most embarrassing school moment?
Having to wear some of the dance costumes at assemblies...Ouch!
Keep checking back for more School Days memories from your favorite stars.