In the latest installment of Gotta Dance!, Broadway.com highlights Betsy Struxness, the eye-catching dancer in the new Broadway musical Scandalous, now playing at the Neil Simon Theatre. Struxness held nothing back in her video interview, offering an inspiring but realistic glimpse into the life of a Broadway dancer. Get the inside scoop on her ‘non-taxing’ Main Stem debut in the blockbuster musical Wicked and why Broadway helps her feel like a kid again. Click the gallery below to see her kicking it with photographer Matthew Murphy, and check out the accompanying video to hear Struxness tell the adorable story about when her parents realized that she would grow up to be a dancer.
Watch the video to find out how Struxness transformed from a Midwest ballerina to a Broadway baby!
About the Photographer
Matthew Murphy is a New York City-based photographer specializing in theater and dance. His work appears regularly in the Arts and Leisure section of The New York Times and additional credits include Bravo TV, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, The Village Voice, Dance Magazine, The Financial Times and The New York Post. He is a former member of American Ballet Theatre. For more information visit MurphyMade.com.
Additional Credits: Hair & makeup by Alex Michaels; Styling by David Withrow; Production Assistants: Kevin Thomas Garcia and Matt Tolbert