Ali Ewoldt

WOC in Performing Arts

Ali Ewoldt has appeared as Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, Cosette in Les Miserables (Broadway, National Tour), The King and I (Broadway, Tour, Lyric Opera of Chicago), Maria in West Side Story (National Tour, International Tour, PCLO, The Muny, MTWichita) and Luisa in The Fantasticks (Off-Broadway). Regionally, she has played Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (The Muny), Fan/Mrs. Bonds in A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre), Martha Jefferson in 1776 (The Muny) and Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls (Sacramento Music Circus). Ali’s concert/symphony work includes: Feinstein's/54 Below, Alice Tully Hall, The Town Hall, Canyon Ranch, NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, American Pops Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Kaohsiung Symphony and The Boston Pops with Maestro Keith Lockhart. Her TV/Film credits include The Michael J. Fox Show, Yield, and the short films Mia and The Cactus. Ali has a BA in psychology from Yale University and is a proud Filipina-American.

11:00 - 12:15 AM PST

March 21st Day 2

WOC in Performing Arts

The music industry has drastically evolved over the past few decades, from how music is made and released to how aspects of publicity and promotion. Since the music industry continues to predominantly reward white men, it is important to take a look at what women of color musicians have done to make their marks. Whether that be in production, performance, promotion, or tour management, we’ll be exploring the different avenues in which these women have taken to pave their way through the industry.