In the newest Gotta Dance! feature, get to know LaMar Baylor, a young New Jersey native who is making his Broadway debut in Disney’s hit musical The Lion King. Baylor shares how he almost didn’t audition for the Broadway musical and opens up about his professional hopes for the future. Click below to see the University of the Arts graduate work it out in a colorful photo shoot with photographer Matthew Murphy, and check Baylor out live at the Minskoff Theatre in The Lion King.
Watch the video to see why Broadway hoofer LaMar Baylor almost chose a career in forensic psychology.
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 and Makeup: Alex Michaels; Styling: David Withrow; Production Assistants: Leslie Hull and Kevin Thomas Garcia