I had such a great time with Actor Jay Davis on Cue To Cue! This is Jay’s second time the show and I couldn’t wait to get into what he has been up to over the past couple years! He has been busy! Jay has recently finished a successful run of Dear Evan Hansen understudying the role of Larry.
Jay invites us into his life as an artist wholeheartedly today as he opens up about the ups and downs he has experienced over the last through years that have ultimately taught him the biggest lessons in his career and forced him to take stalk and play bigger in his craft and take more risks!
In this episode:
- The experience of understudying Larry in Dear Evan Hansen (Toronto Cast) from rehearsal to stage
- What is the biggest lesson he can pass on from being an understudy and what you need to know if you find yourself as an understudy
- The importance of keeping engaged in the exploration of your craft as an artist and while this will bring you more professional work
- Why he started to explore the craft of stand-up comedy
- How joke writing is about quantity
- His number one piece fo advice for artists
- Why it is important to understand how you are perceived as and artist but aldo not to care too much.
Jay Davis On Dear Evan Hansen, Creative ProcessAnd How To Create Momentum In Your Career
A little about Jay:
Jay is ecstatic to be making his 2nd appearance on Cue to Cue. Jay is currently covering Larry in Dear Evan Hansen Toronto and working hard on his career as a Michael Buble Tribute artist. Jay made his stand up debut last year at the John Candy Box theatre. Jay loves working out, and writing songs on his guitar. He also loves playing the violin, driving Uber, hosting Karaoke, iPhone photography and building things.
Toronto credits: Dear Evan Hansen, Next to Normal (Tarragon/Clearwater), I Love You Because (Angelwalk), and Assassins (Birdland) West End credits: Miss Saigon (Cameron Mackintosh) and Jesus Christ Superstar (Really Useful Group) Selected Canadian credits: Bittergirl-The Musical (Charlottetown/Citadel) Floyd Collins (Talk Is Free/Patrick Street) Mamma Mia (Neptune) TV credits: Designated Survivor, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Firm and Warner Bros. Titans.
Photo Shoot In Collaboration with Sarah Stewart Photography
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