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    Posted April 21, 2014

AEA’s GYPSY ROBE®

Anastacia McCleskey Garners Equity’s Gypsy Robe®
for VIOLET

A Historic 60-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway


Anastacia McCleskey

photo: Walter McBride

Name Anastacia McCleskey
Show VIOLET
Theater American Airlines Theatre/Roundabout Theatre Company
Opening Night April 20, 2014











About Anastacia

Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
Broadway Debut TARZAN (2005)
Professional Training American Musical and Dramatics Academy (AMDA); Fisk University (Nashville, TN).
Year Joined AEA 2004
How I Got My Equity Card “First national tour of HAIRSPRAY, which is when I joined the union.”
Broadway Chorus Credits 5
Fun Fact “I wanted to be an electrical engineer, OB/GYN, or a professional basketball player. So, then I decided to become an actor.”


Moments from the Gypsy Robe Ceremony


Anastacia McCleskey reacts to becoming the recipient of AEA's Gypsy Robe.

(Photo: Walter McBride)


The company gives the good luck blessing of the robe.

(Photo: Walter McBride)

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